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Internet providers in 98292

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98292 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL98%
Ziply Fiber $20.00 50 - 5,000 MbpsDSL98%
Wave Broadband $40.00 5 - 20 MbpsCable93%
Salish Networks - 75 - 300 MbpsDSL3.660%
Salish Networks - 75 - 300 MbpsWired3.660%
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98292 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 98292 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 98292 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 60% of those living in the 98292 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 98292 area, and 92.01% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 98292, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Stanwood

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 19 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Frontier 16 Mbps 8 Mbps DSL
Ziply Fiber 176 Mbps 192 Mbps DSL
Wave Broadband 96 Mbps 29 Mbps Cable
Salish Networks 15 Mbps 2 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 98292

The largest internet providers serving the 98292 ZIP code are Frontier, Ziply Fiber, and Wave Broadband bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 98292 ZIP code, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Ziply Fiber, which covers 98% of the area. Stanwood’s third most-available internet provider, Wave Broadband, offers cable to around 93% of residents in the 98292 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98292 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 $54.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Stanwood, $47.49.

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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

98%

DSL from Ziply Fiber offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98292 ZIP code, covering 98% 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 Stanwood, $47.49.

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 Stanwood, $2.06.

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 98292 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster 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*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

93%

Cable from Wave Broadband offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98292 ZIP code, covering 93% of the area.

Wave Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98292 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Wave Broadband start at $40/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Stanwood, $47.49.

Wave Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 5 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $8.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Stanwood, $2.06.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Wave Broadband offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 98292 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Stanwood's providers, 81 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 98292 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 98292 and the greater Stanwood area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Stanwood at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Stanwood at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 98292 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 98292 frequently asked questions

Ziply Fiber is the fastest internet provider in the 98292 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in 98292. The next fastest internet provider in the 98292 ZIP code is Salish Networks, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 3.660% of the area.

Ziply Fiber offers the cheapest internet in the 98292 ZIP with service starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Stanwood, $47.49.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

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.