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Internet providers in 98290

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL93%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable74%
Wave Broadband $69.95 100 - 250 MbpsCable56%
HughesNet $59.99 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 99% 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 Snohomish, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the 98290 area, and 92.39% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 98290, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 98290

The largest internet providers serving the 98290 ZIP code are Frontier, Xfinity, and Wave Broadband 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, Wave Broadband, offers cable to around 56% of residents in the 98290 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Snohomish, $47.58.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Snohomish, $1.49.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 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 slower than the average max speeds from all Snohomish's providers, 262 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

987 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, $47.58.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Snohomish, $1.49.

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 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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Wave Broadband cable internet

Provider

Wave Broadband

Starting price*
$69.95/mo.
Max download speed

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

56%

Cable from Wave Broadband offers broadband to about half of households in the 98290 ZIP code, covering 56% of the area.

Wave Broadband’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 Wave Broadband start at $69.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Snohomish, $47.58.

Wave Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.70 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Snohomish, $1.49.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Wave Broadband offers download speeds up to 250 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 98290 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 56% of the area, and are about the same as 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 $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Snohomish at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 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

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 98290 ZIP code with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 74% of households in 98290. The next fastest internet provider in the 98290 ZIP code is Wave Broadband, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 56% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 98290 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Snohomish, $47.58.

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.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.