Internet providers in 98278

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98278 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 12 MbpsDSL100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
StarTouch Broadband - -Wireless100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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98278 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 98278 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 98278 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. No cable or fiber-optic providers are currently available in Oak Harbor, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the 98278 area, and 0.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 98278, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 25 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 98278

The largest internet providers serving the 98278 ZIP code are Frontier, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 98278 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Oak Harbor’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 98278 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to all households in the 98278 ZIP code, covering 100% 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, $45.99.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oak Harbor, $3.29.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in 98278 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Oak Harbor's providers, 21 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 98278 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 98278 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Oak Harbor, $45.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oak Harbor, $3.29.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 98278 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Oak Harbor's providers, 21 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in the 98278 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 98278 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Oak Harbor, $45.99.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oak Harbor, $3.29.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 98278 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Oak Harbor's providers, 21 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 98278 frequently asked questions

HughesNet is the fastest internet provider in the 98278 ZIP code with download speeds up to 25 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 98278. The next fastest internet provider in the 98278 ZIP code is StarTouch Broadband, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 98278 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Oak Harbor, $45.99.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.