Lynden, WA High Speed Internet Service
Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 6 choices for service in Lynden, WA that meet this minimum speed threshold. Of course, many households will find this minimum speed is not sufficient for their needs, especially if they often have multiple downloads occurring simultaneously.
We aim to help you find the best choice when shopping for high speed internet service in Lynden by using our ranking algorithm that takes into consideration the upload speed, download speed, coverage area and overall value. A summary of our results is as follows:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Sound Internet Services||Cable, DSL, Fiber, wireless||1000 Mbps||1000 Mbps||100.0%|
|2||Xfinity||Cable||987 Mbps||35 Mbps||99.8%|
|3||WaveDivision Holdings||Cable, DSL, Fiber||1000 Mbps||1000 Mbps||18.4%|
|4||Ziply Fiber||DSL||115 Mbps||7 Mbps||52.9%|
|5||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|6||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Lynden WA Internet Access Options
When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does Lynden have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:
Broadband Internet Speeds
For most users, the average download speed of their internet service is more important than their upload speed. However, upload speed plays at least some role for all users.
Average upload speeds in Lynden of 3.58 Mbps are slower than the Whatcom County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for Washington.
Lynden Internet Access Facts
Cable internet is available to 99.7% of the Lynden population
Fiber optic internet is available to 25.4% of Whatcom County residents
DSL internet is available to 100.0% of Lynden residents
There are 6 residential internet providers in Lynden, WA providing service to at least 15% of the city
The average download speed in Lynden is 10.6% faster than the average in Washington and 16.6% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
DSL internet is available to 37.1% of the Whatcom County population
Internet Access Technologies
DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Lynden residents who have access to each of these technology types.
Internet Service FAQs
Who has the best internet service near me?
Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Sound Internet Services as the top provider for Lynden, Washington.
Who has the fastest internet service in Lynden?
Sound Internet Services and WaveDivision Holdings with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provide the fastest internet service in Lynden.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Lynden, Washington?
The following zip codes were used: 98247 and 98264
What is fiber internet service?
Fiber internet service transmits data by sending pulses of light over thin glass fiber optic cable. In most cases fiber internet service download speeds will be faster than cable or DSL, however, fiber service is limited with less than half of Americans living in an area with fiber coverage.
What internet download speed do I need?
Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Lynden internet service.
|25+ Mbps||1-2 devices||Web browsing|
HD video streaming
|100+ Mbps||3-5 devices||Video conferencing|
4K video streaming
|1000+ Mbps||6+ devices||Multiple video or 4K streams|
Zero latency gaming
How do the internet speeds in Lynden compare to other cities in Washington?
Click through to see how the Lynden broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Bothell East, College Place, Esperance, Felida, Ferndale, Lake Morton Berrydale, Tracyton
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there are fiber internet providers in Lynden - Sound Internet Services and WaveDivision Holdings.
What is DSL internet service?
DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.
Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Lynden, Washington?
Sound Internet Services provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Lynden.
Lynden Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services
Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.
- 260+ channels
- Award winning voice remote
- Customize your plan
- Watch TV, DVR and OnDemand anywhere with the Xfinity Stream app
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
Hulu Live TV
- 75+ channels
- Access to premium Hulu originals
- Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
- 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
- 85+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
- 180+ channels
- 1000 hours of cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages