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Internet providers in Oak Harbor, WA

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Oak Harbor, WA internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL94%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable98%
Ziply Fiber $20.00 50 - 5,000 MbpsDSL94%
Wave Broadband $40.00 5 - 20 MbpsCable11%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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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 DSL, which covers 99% of Oak Harbor residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 6.760% of those living in Oak Harbor.

There are seven 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 seven internet providers, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Oak Harbor

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 11 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Frontier 24 Mbps 17 Mbps DSL
Wave Broadband 189 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable
Ziply Fiber 119 Mbps 133 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 179 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Oak Harbor

The largest internet providers in Oak Harbor are Frontier, Xfinity, and Ziply Fiber 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, Ziply Fiber, offers DSL to around 94% of Oak Harbor residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

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 $54.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Oak Harbor, $46.66.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 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, $46.66.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oak Harbor, $1.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 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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Ziply Fiber DSL internet

Provider

Ziply Fiber

Starting price*
$20/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

94%

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

DSL internet from Ziply Fiber 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 Ziply Fiber start at $20/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Oak Harbor, $46.66.

Ziply Fiber customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oak Harbor, $1.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Ziply Fiber offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Oak Harbor. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than 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 $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Oak Harbor at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 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

Ziply Fiber is the fastest internet provider in Oak Harbor with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 94% of households in Oak Harbor. The next fastest internet provider in Oak Harbor is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Ziply Fiber offers the cheapest internet in Oak Harbor with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Oak Harbor, $46.66.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.