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Internet providers in Stanwood, WA

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Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL92%
Wave Broadband $69.95 100 - 250 MbpsCable95%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Startouch - -Wireless100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Stanwood internet service at a glance

At 96%, broadband coverage in Stanwood 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 Stanwood area will have access to cable, which covers 95% of Stanwood residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Stanwood, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Stanwood area, and 91.08% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Stanwood's six internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 250 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Stanwood

The largest internet providers in Stanwood are Frontier, Wave Broadband, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Stanwood.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Stanwood residents, covering 92% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Wave Broadband, which covers 95% of the area. Stanwood’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Stanwood residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Stanwood covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Stanwood 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 Stanwood, $51.98.

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 Stanwood, $1.44.

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 Stanwood. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Stanwood's providers, 81 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

95%

Cable from Wave Broadband offers broadband to nearly all households in Stanwood covering 95% of the area.

Wave Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Stanwood 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 Stanwood, $51.98.

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 Stanwood, $1.44.

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 Stanwood. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Stanwood's providers, 81 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Stanwood covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Stanwood where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Stanwood, $51.98.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Stanwood, $1.44.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Stanwood. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Stanwood's providers, 81 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Wave Broadband is the fastest internet provider in Stanwood with download speeds up to 250 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in Stanwood. The next fastest internet provider in Stanwood is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Stanwood with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Stanwood, $51.98.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

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.

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.

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.