Internet providers in 98122

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Provider
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable69%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic38%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 140 MbpsDSL97%
Wave Broadband $69.95 100 - 250 MbpsCable77%
Wave Broadband $69.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsWired26%
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98122 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 98122 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 98122 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 38% of those living in the 98122 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 98122 area, and 99.86% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 98122, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 98122

The largest internet providers serving the 98122 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 98122 ZIP code, covering 69% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 97% of the area. Seattle’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 38% of residents in the 98122 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

69%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to most households in the 98122 ZIP code, covering 69% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98122 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 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Seattle, $0.85.

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 98122 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 69% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Seattle's providers, 685 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98122 ZIP code, covering 97% 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 $45/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Seattle, $50.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Seattle, $0.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 140 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 98122 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Seattle's providers, 685 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$65/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

38%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 98122 ZIP code, covering 38% 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 98122 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Seattle, $50.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Seattle, $0.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 98122 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 38% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Seattle's providers, 685 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 98122 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 98122 and the greater Seattle area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Seattle at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Seattle at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 98122 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 98122 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 98122 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 38% of households in 98122. The next fastest internet provider in the 98122 ZIP code is Wave Broadband, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 26% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 98122 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 98122 ZIP code, covering 38% of the city.

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.

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.

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.