Internet providers in Port Townsend, WA

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Port Townsend, WA internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL97%
Wave Broadband $69.95 100 - 250 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
North Olympic Peninsula Data Centers - -Wireless12%
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Port Townsend internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Port Townsend 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 Port Townsend area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Port Townsend residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Port Townsend, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Port Townsend area, and 98.94% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Port Townsend's five internet providers, prices start at $45 and available download speeds reach up to 250 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Port Townsend

The largest internet providers in Port Townsend are CenturyLink, Wave Broadband, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Port Townsend.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Port Townsend residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Wave Broadband, which covers 100% of the area. Port Townsend’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Port Townsend residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Port Townsend covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Port Townsend 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 significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Port Townsend, $56.23.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Port Townsend, $1.44.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Port Townsend. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Port Townsend's providers, 100 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

100%

Cable from Wave Broadband offers broadband to all households in Port Townsend covering 100% of the area.

Wave Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Port Townsend 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 Port Townsend, $56.23.

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 Port Townsend, $1.44.

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 Port Townsend. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Port Townsend's providers, 100 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 Port Townsend covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Port Townsend 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Port Townsend, $56.23.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Port Townsend, $1.44.

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

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Wave Broadband is the fastest internet provider in Port Townsend with download speeds up to 250 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Port Townsend. The next fastest internet provider in Port Townsend is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 97% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in Port Townsend with plans starting at $45/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Port Townsend, $56.23.

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.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.

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.