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Internet providers in Redmond, WA

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Redmond, WA internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL96%
Frontier $54.99 VariesFiber-optic94%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable98%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL4.935%
Ziply Fiber $20.00 50 - 5,000 MbpsDSL96%
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Redmond internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Redmond 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 Redmond area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Redmond residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 90% of those living in Redmond.

There are seven internet providers serving the Redmond area, and 95.82% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Redmond'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 Redmond

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 167 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable
Wave Broadband 234 Mbps 130 Mbps Wired
CenturyLink 182 Mbps 167 Mbps DSL
HughesNet 7 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Ziply Fiber 177 Mbps 159 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Redmond

The largest internet providers in Redmond are Frontier and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Redmond.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Redmond residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Frontier, which covers 94% of the area. Redmond’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 98% of Redmond residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Redmond covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Redmond 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 Redmond, $47.14.

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Frontier fiber-optic internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

94%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Redmond covering 94% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Frontier is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Redmond than other internet types.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Redmond, $47.14.

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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 Redmond covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Redmond 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 Redmond, $47.14.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Redmond, $1.35.

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 Redmond. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Redmond's providers, 415 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Redmond, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Redmond, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Redmond and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Redmond at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Redmond at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Redmond 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 Redmond with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in Redmond. The next fastest internet provider in Redmond is Ziply Fiber, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 94% of the area.

Ziply Fiber offers the cheapest internet in Redmond with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Redmond, $47.14.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Redmond, covering 94% of the city. Ziply Fiber also offers fiber internet in Redmond and is available to 94% of households.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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.