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Internet providers in 98126

Find internet providers serving the 98126 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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98126 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable97%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsFiber-optic3.040%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL70%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic68%
Wave Broadband $40.00 5 - 20 MbpsCable9.250%
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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 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Seattle, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the 98126 area, and 100.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 98126, 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 160 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable
Wave Broadband 69 Mbps 70 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 101 Mbps 97 Mbps DSL

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

3,000 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 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 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*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 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 $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 40 Mbps in 98126 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 70% 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

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 $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 98126 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 68% 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 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 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 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 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in 98126. The next fastest internet provider in the 98126 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 3.040% 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 3.040% of households.

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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%.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.