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Internet providers in 98388

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Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 140 MbpsDSL96%
Click Cable TV - -Cable7.663%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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98388 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 98388 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 98388 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Steilacoom, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the 98388 area, and 7.66% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 98388, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 98388

The largest internet providers serving the 98388 ZIP code are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 98388 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 96% of the area. Steilacoom’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 98388 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 98388 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 98388 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 Steilacoom, $46.24.

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 Steilacoom, $2.89.

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 98388 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Steilacoom's providers, 294 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 98388 ZIP code, covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink 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 CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Steilacoom, $46.24.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Steilacoom, $2.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 140 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 98388 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Steilacoom's providers, 294 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 the 98388 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 98388 ZIP 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Steilacoom, $46.24.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Steilacoom, $2.89.

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 98388 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Steilacoom's providers, 294 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 98388 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 98388 ZIP code with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 98388. The next fastest internet provider in the 98388 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 140 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 98388 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Steilacoom, $46.24.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.