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Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsDSL96%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic94%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable98%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 140 MbpsDSL4.935%
Wave Broadband $69.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsWired4.242%
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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 cable, which covers 98% of Redmond residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 94% 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 $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Redmond, $47.15.

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 Redmond, $1.02.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Redmond. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Redmond's providers, 415 Mbps.

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Frontier fiber-optic internet

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

30 Mbps

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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Redmond, $47.15.

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 Redmond, $1.02.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Redmond. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Redmond's providers, 415 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

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, $47.15.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Redmond, $1.02.

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 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 $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Redmond at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 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

Wave Broadband is the fastest internet provider in Redmond with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 4.242% of households in Redmond. The next fastest internet provider in Redmond is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Redmond with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Redmond, $47.15.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Redmond, covering 94% of the city.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

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%.