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Overview of internet satisfaction and availability in Washington
Washington’s top internet providers are Xfinity, CenturyLink, Spectrum, and Ziply Fiber. Xfinity’s cable internet is most widely available in the state. Xfinity scored the top speed ratings in our customer satisfaction survey and offers a wide variety of plans. For fiber internet in Washington, look to CenturyLink or Ziply fiber; both offer gig speeds.
Many Washingtonians also have access to fixed-wireless internet through T-Mobile and Verizon, both of which received high ratings in our customer satisfaction survey. We think T-Mobile 5G Home Internet has more value, but Verizon offers faster speeds.
Internet providers received an average satisfaction rating of 3.6 out of 5 stars from customers in Washington.
That ranks Washington 37th nationwide for internet customer satisfaction.Learn more about our methodology
Internet customer satisfaction in Washington
$66.96 average price per payment for internet, per household
87.6% of the time, advertised speeds meet household needs
3.6/5 average customer service rating of internet services
3.6/5 average reliability rating of services state-wide
2.67 average people per household
$77,250 average income per household
42 average age per household
56% of population employed
Fastest internet providers in Washington
|Provider||Avg download speed||Avg upload speed||Availability||Order online|
|XFINITY||188.26 Mbps||20.96 Mbps||95.8%||View Plans for Xfinity|
|Google Fiber Webpass||175.23 Mbps||182.67 Mbps||38.08%||View Plans for Google Fiber Webpass|
|Spectrum||136.08 Mbps||13.57 Mbps||92.27%||View Plans for Spectrum|
|Hood Canal Communications||135.16 Mbps||81.33 Mbps||99.6%||View Plans for Hood Canal Communications|
|Ziply Fiber||132.76 Mbps||148.63 Mbps||75.41%||View Plans for Ziply Fiber|
Internet by tech type
|Internet tech type||Avg download speed||% of people with access||% availability||Learn more|
|5G Home||179.51 Mbps||84.96%||82.86%||See all providers for 5G Home|
|Cable||1103.04 Mbps||81.94%||76.57%||See all providers for Cable|
|DSL||254.43 Mbps||58.62%||74.11%||See all providers for DSL|
|Fiber||1637.88 Mbps||67.15%||60.74%||See all providers for Fiber|
|Fixed Wireless||99.38 Mbps||44.41%||86.06%||See all providers for Fixed Wireless|
|LTE Home||99 Mbps||15.94%||99%||See all providers for LTE Home|
|Satellite||65.41 Mbps||85.09%||100%||See all providers for Satellite|
Best cities for internet in Washington
Cities in Washington with the fastest internet
Mukilteo is the best city in Washington for internet, shooting to the top of the list thanks to a combination of record-setting average download speeds, wide fiber-optic internet availability, and the presence of a reliable and well-rated internet provider. Spanaway and Maple Valley also earn top rankings, according to our data.
The most connected cities in Washington
Seattle is the most internet-connected city in Washington. Seattle makes it to the top of the list due to the high number of its residents who have access not only to high-speed internet, but also to fiber internet specifically. A large number of Seattle's residents also have access to three or more internet providers—an uncommon number of options compared to the rest of the state. Tacoma and Spokane also make it to the top of our list.
HighSpeedInternet.com relies on proprietary and exclusive data to analyze the customer and provider trends presented on this page. We analyze millions of results from our speed test tool to determine average statewide speeds, fastest speeds, and availability. Our annual customer satisfaction survey provides us with data for developing the satisfaction rating. We also draw from data provided to us directly by internet providers to determine available tech types and average speeds.