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Internet providers in 98277

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98277 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL96%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable97%
Wave Broadband $69.95 100 - 250 MbpsCable37%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
StarTouch Broadband - -Wireless100%
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98277 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 98277 ZIP code 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 98277 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% 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 seven internet providers serving the 98277 area, and 96.58% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 98277, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 98277

The largest internet providers serving the 98277 ZIP code are Frontier, Xfinity, and Wave Broadband bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 98277 ZIP code, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 97% of the area. Oak Harbor’s third most-available internet provider, Wave Broadband, offers cable to around 37% of residents in the 98277 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98277 ZIP code, covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines 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, $45.49.

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, $1.34.

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 98277 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% 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

97%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98277 ZIP code, covering 97% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98277 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, $45.49.

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, $1.34.

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 98277 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% 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

37%

Cable from Wave Broadband offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 98277 ZIP code, covering 37% of the area.

Wave Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98277 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, $45.49.

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, $1.34.

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 98277 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 37% 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 have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 98277 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 98277 and the greater Oak Harbor area. 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 in the 98277 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 98277 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 98277 ZIP code with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in 98277. The next fastest internet provider in the 98277 ZIP code is Wave Broadband, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 37% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 98277 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Oak Harbor, $45.49.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

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.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.