Internet providers in Oak Harbor, WA

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Oak Harbor, WA internet providers

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Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL94%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable98%
Wave Broadband $69.95 100 - 250 MbpsCable11%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
StarTouch Broadband - -Wireless100%
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Oak Harbor internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Oak Harbor is comparable to the rest of Washington - 97%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Oak Harbor area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Oak Harbor residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Oak Harbor, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Oak Harbor area, and 92.37% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Oak Harbor's six internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Oak Harbor

The largest internet providers in Oak Harbor are Frontier, Xfinity, and Wave Broadband bringing DSL and cable options to Oak Harbor.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Oak Harbor residents, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 98% of the area. Oak Harbor’s third most-available internet provider, Wave Broadband, offers cable to around 11% of Oak Harbor residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Oak Harbor covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Oak Harbor to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Oak Harbor, $47.58.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oak Harbor, $1.40.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Oak Harbor. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Oak Harbor's providers, 262 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Oak Harbor covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Oak Harbor residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Oak Harbor, $47.58.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oak Harbor, $1.40.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Oak Harbor. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Oak Harbor's providers, 262 Mbps.

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Wave Broadband cable internet

Provider

Wave Broadband

Starting price*
$69.95/mo.
Max download speed

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

11%

Cable from Wave Broadband offers broadband to a limited number of households in Oak Harbor covering 11% of the area.

Wave Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Oak Harbor residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Wave Broadband start at $69.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Oak Harbor, $47.58.

Wave Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.70 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oak Harbor, $1.40.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Wave Broadband offers download speeds up to 250 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Oak Harbor. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Oak Harbor's providers, 262 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Oak Harbor, you’ll likely have options from cable and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Oak Harbor, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Oak Harbor and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Oak Harbor at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Oak Harbor at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Oak Harbor residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Oak Harbor with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Oak Harbor. The next fastest internet provider in Oak Harbor is Wave Broadband, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 11% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Oak Harbor with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Oak Harbor, $47.58.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.