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Internet providers in 98106

Find internet providers serving the 98106 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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98106 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic73%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL66%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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98106 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 98106 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 98106 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 93% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 86% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 14% of those living in the 98106 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 98106 area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 98106, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Seattle

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 147 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 169 Mbps 145 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in 98106

The largest internet providers serving the 98106 ZIP code are Xfinity and CenturyLink bringing cable, fiber-optic, and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 98106 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from CenturyLink, which covers 73% of the area. Seattle’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers DSL to around 66% of residents in the 98106 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 98106 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98106 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 Seattle, $53.74.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Seattle, $1.99.

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 98106 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Seattle's providers, 544 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

73%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 98106 ZIP code, covering 73% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 98106 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Seattle, $53.74.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Seattle, $1.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 98106 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 73% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Seattle's providers, 544 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

66%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 98106 ZIP code, covering 66% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink 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 CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Seattle, $53.74.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Seattle, $1.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 98106 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 66% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Seattle's providers, 544 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 98106 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 98106 and the greater Seattle area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Seattle at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Seattle at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 98106 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 98106 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 98106 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 98106. The next fastest internet provider in the 98106 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 73% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 98106 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Seattle, $53.74.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 98106 ZIP code, covering 73% of the city.

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.

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The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.