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Internet providers in Olympia, WA

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Olympia, WA internet providers

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Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic3.265%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 140 MbpsDSL69%
GTT Communications - -DSL6.914%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 50 MbpsDSL1.975%
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Olympia internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Olympia 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 Olympia area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Olympia residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 3.260% of those living in Olympia.

There are six internet providers serving the Olympia area, and 98.26% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Olympia's six internet providers, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Olympia

The largest internet providers in Olympia are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Olympia.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Olympia residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 69% of the area. Olympia’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Olympia residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Olympia covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Olympia 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 Olympia, $42.00.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Olympia, $2.47.

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 Olympia. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Olympia's providers, 443 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

69%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Olympia covering 69% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Olympia 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 CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Olympia, $42.00.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Olympia, $2.47.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 140 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Olympia. These download speeds are available to 69% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Olympia's providers, 443 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 Olympia covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Olympia 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 Olympia, $42.00.

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 Olympia, $2.47.

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 Olympia. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Olympia's providers, 443 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Olympia with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 3.265% of households in Olympia. The next fastest internet provider in Olympia is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in Olympia with plans starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Olympia, $42.00.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Olympia, covering 3.265% of the city.

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.

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.

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.