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Internet providers in 98296

Find internet providers serving the 98296 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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98296 internet providers

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Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsDSL98%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic40%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable74%
Wave Broadband $69.95 100 - 250 MbpsCable42%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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98296 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 98296 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 98296 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 99% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 40% of those living in the 98296 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 98296 area, and 97.09% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 98296, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 98296

The largest internet providers serving the 98296 ZIP code are Frontier and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 98296 ZIP code, covering 98% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from Frontier, which covers 40% of the area. Snohomish’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 74% of residents in the 98296 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98296 ZIP code, covering 98% 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, $1.44.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in 98296 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Snohomish's providers, 269 Mbps.

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Frontier fiber-optic internet

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

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

40%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to about half of households in the 98296 ZIP code, covering 40% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Frontier is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 98296 ZIP code than other internet types.

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, $1.44.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in 98296 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 40% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Snohomish's providers, 269 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 98296 ZIP code, covering 74% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98296 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, $1.44.

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 98296 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, 269 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 98296 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 98296 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 98296 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 98296 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 98296 ZIP code with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 74% of households in 98296. The next fastest internet provider in the 98296 ZIP code is Wave Broadband, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 42% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 98296 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Snohomish, $47.58.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 98296 ZIP code, covering 40% of the city.

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.

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%.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.