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Internet providers in 98126

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Xfinity $29.99 15 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic3.042%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable97%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic68%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 140 MbpsDSL70%
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98126 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 98126 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 98126 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 97% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 69% of those living in the 98126 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 98126 area, and 100.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 98126, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 98126

The largest internet providers serving the 98126 ZIP code are Xfinity and CenturyLink bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 98126 ZIP code, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 70% of the area. Seattle’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 68% of residents in the 98126 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98126 ZIP code, covering 97% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98126 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 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Seattle, $0.88.

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 98126 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% 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*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

70%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 98126 ZIP code, covering 70% 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 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Seattle, $0.88.

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 98126 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 70% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Seattle's providers, 885 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

68%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 98126 ZIP code, covering 68% 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 98126 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 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.42 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Seattle, $0.88.

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 98126 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 68% of the area, and are much 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 98126 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 98126 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 98126 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 98126 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 98126 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 3.042% of households in 98126. The next fastest internet provider in the 98126 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 68% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 98126 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 98126 ZIP code, covering 68% of the city. Xfinity also offers fiber internet in 98126 and is available to 3.042% of households.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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