North Lynnwood, Washington Broadband Internet Service
Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 4 choices for service in North Lynnwood, 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 North Lynnwood 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||Xfinity||Cable, Fiber||2000 Mbps||2000 Mbps||98.4%|
|2||Ziply Fiber||Fiber||115 Mbps||115 Mbps||100.0%|
|3||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|4||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
North Lynnwood WA Internet Access Options
Studies have shown that the competition from having two or more broadband internet providers in a community leads to lower prices and better overall service.
The chart below graphs the segment of the population which has a choice of internet providers at four different ranges of download speeds.
Broadband Internet Speeds
Curious how fast the average internet speeds in North Lynnwood are compared to Snohomish County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Washington overall?
Average download speeds in North Lynnwood of 32.3 Mbps are faster than the Snohomish County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for Washington.
North Lynnwood Internet Access Facts
Cable internet is available to 97.9% of the North Lynnwood population
Fiber optic internet is available to 99.5% of North Lynnwood residents
There are 4 residential internet providers in North Lynnwood, WA providing service to at least 15% of the city
The average download speed in North Lynnwood is 26% faster than the Snohomish County average and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average internet download speed in North Lynnwood is 32.3 Mbps based upon 17624 measurements taken in the last 12 months
DSL internet is available to 45.2% of North Lynnwood residents
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 North Lynnwood 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 Xfinity as the top provider for North Lynnwood, Washington.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for North Lynnwood, Washington?
The following zip codes were used: 98026, 98037 and 98087
How do the internet speeds in North Lynnwood compare to other cities in Washington?
What is an internet data cap?
Some internet providers on their lowest end plans limit the amount of data that can be downloaded in a month. Like cellular phone plans, when that usage limit is hit, an additional charge is added to the customer's bill. Data caps are typically 1TB or more. In a month you could send 40,000 emails, streaming music 24 hours a data, surf the web 24 hours a day plus stream HD video 12 hours a day and still not hit a 1TB limit. Fewer than 10% of customers hit their data caps in a month.
What is fixed wireless internet service?
Fixed wireless internet is typical used in rural areas where there are no buried telephone or cable lines. An antenna is attached to the home or business which transmits and receives data from access point towers. Download speeds are typically much better than with satellite.
How many broadband service providers are there near me?
Currently there are 4 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of North Lynnwood, WA residents.
What is Mbps?
Mbps is an abbreviation for Megabits Per Second and represents the rate of data transmission. A larger value for download Mbps or upload Mbps means a file will take less time to be sent than it will with an internet connection with a lower Mbps.
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.
Who has the fastest internet service in North Lynnwood?
Xfinity with a download speed of 2000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in North Lynnwood.
North Lynnwood 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
- 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