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Internet providers in 98290

Find internet providers serving the 98290 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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98290 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 Varies MbpsDSL93%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable74%
Ziply Fiber $20.00 50 - 5,000 MbpsDSL93%
Wave Broadband $40.00 5 - 20 MbpsCable56%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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98290 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 98290 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 98290 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 98% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 27% of those living in the 98290 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 98290 area, and 92.39% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 98290, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Snohomish

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 10 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Wave Broadband 119 Mbps 8 Mbps Cable
Viasat 20 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Ziply Fiber 201 Mbps 143 Mbps DSL
Frontier 187 Mbps 154 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 98290

The largest internet providers serving the 98290 ZIP code are Frontier, Xfinity, and Ziply Fiber bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 98290 ZIP code, covering 93% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 74% of the area. Snohomish’s third most-available internet provider, Ziply Fiber, offers DSL to around 93% of residents in the 98290 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98290 ZIP code, covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier 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 Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Snohomish, $46.66.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

74%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to most households in the 98290 ZIP code, covering 74% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98290 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 Snohomish, $46.66.

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 Snohomish, $1.67.

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 98290 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 74% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Snohomish's providers, 262 Mbps.

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Ziply Fiber DSL internet

Provider

Ziply Fiber

Starting price*
$20/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from Ziply Fiber offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98290 ZIP code, covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from Ziply Fiber 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 Ziply Fiber start at $20/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Snohomish, $46.66.

Ziply Fiber customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Snohomish, $1.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Ziply Fiber offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 98290 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Snohomish's providers, 262 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 98290 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 98290 and the greater Snohomish area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Snohomish at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Snohomish at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 98290 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 98290 frequently asked questions

Ziply Fiber is the fastest internet provider in the 98290 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 93% of households in 98290. The next fastest internet provider in the 98290 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 74% of the area.

Ziply Fiber offers the cheapest internet in the 98290 ZIP with service starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Snohomish, $46.66.

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.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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%.