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Internet providers in 98199

Find internet providers serving the 98199 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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98199 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable98%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.560%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL67%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic52%
Wave Broadband $40.00 5 - 20 MbpsWired4.660%
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98199 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 98199 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 98199 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 99% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 87% 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 98199 area, and 92.40% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 98199, 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 141 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable
Wave Broadband 49 Mbps 66 Mbps Wired
CenturyLink 168 Mbps 150 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 98199

The largest internet providers serving the 98199 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 98199 ZIP code, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 67% of the area. Seattle’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 52% of residents in the 98199 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

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98199 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98199 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 98199 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% 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

67%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 98199 ZIP code, covering 67% 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 98199 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 67% 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

52%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in the 98199 ZIP code, covering 52% 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 98199 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 98199 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 52% 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 98199 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 98199 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 98199 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 98199 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 98199 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in 98199. The next fastest internet provider in the 98199 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 1.560% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 98199 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 98199 ZIP code, covering 52% of the city. Xfinity also offers fiber internet in 98199 and is available to 1.560% of households.

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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.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.