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Internet providers in 98109

Find internet providers serving the 98109 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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98109 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable80%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsFiber-optic8.990%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL98%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic41%
Wave Broadband $40.00 5 - 20 MbpsCable37%
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98109 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 98109 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 98109 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of households. Cable 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 19% of those living in the 98109 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 98109 area, and 99.93% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 98109, 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 184 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable
Wave Broadband 211 Mbps 168 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 118 Mbps 77 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 98109

The largest internet providers serving the 98109 ZIP code are Xfinity and CenturyLink bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to most in the 98109 ZIP code, covering 80% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 98% of the area. Seattle’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 41% of residents in the 98109 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

80%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98109 ZIP code, covering 80% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98109 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, $50.99.

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, $1.55.

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 98109 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 80% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Seattle's providers, 885 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98109 ZIP code, covering 98% 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, $50.99.

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, $1.55.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in 98109 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Seattle's providers, 885 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

41%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in the 98109 ZIP code, covering 41% 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 98109 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, $50.99.

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, $1.55.

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 98109 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 41% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Seattle's providers, 885 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 98109 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 98109 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 98109 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 98109 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 98109 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 80% of households in 98109. The next fastest internet provider in the 98109 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 8.990% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 98109 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Seattle, $50.99.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 98109 ZIP code, covering 41% of the city. Xfinity also offers fiber internet in 98109 and is available to 8.990% of households.

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.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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.