Internet Providers in Bellingham, WA
Residential Internet Statistics for Bellingham, WA
|Internet Service Providers:||10|
|Plans Start From:||$19.95|
|Top Download Speed:||1.2 Gbps|
|Fastest Connection Type:||Fiber|
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Internet Access in Bellingham, Washington
Bellingham features a total of 12 broadband providers marketing home service. Including business Internet, that's a total of 28 companies available locally, like PogoZone. (Some might be "doubles", since many companies list residential service and business services separately.)
The average home in Bellingham will find 3-4 providers at their location, or precisely 3.49 ISPs per census block. Only 2.24 percent of Bellingham residents are stuck with one option for home Internet.
Viasat Internet offers the largest coverage area for Bellingham residents. The provider is accessible for close to one hundred percent of Bellingham. HughesNet is also a common option, with coverage in practically one hundred percent of Bellingham with Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest plan in Bellingham is 25 megabits per second.
Taking a look at network tech with significant infrastructure built the city, the most widespread hardwired Internet technology options are DSL and Fiber (86.03 percent coverage) and Cable (93.42 percent coverage). TV corporations are where customers look for cable home Internet, thanks to the fact that they can re-purpose their pre-existing TV wires — which already connect to most homes — to connect customers to Internet service. Bellingham subscribers to cable companies such as Xfinity overwhelmingly select cable thanks to the reasonably low pricing for decent speeds. (Compared to the alternatives, anyway.)
Internet availability insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from governmental data and privatized datasets collected directly from ISPs. Statistics about speed averages is sourced via M-Labs. Our in-house market researchers have hand-validated price and service data for 418 Internet offerings within Bellingham as of 2022.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Bellingham, Washington
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Astound Broadband Powered by Wave||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||28.2%|
|Astound Broadband Powered by Wave||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||5.3%|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||86.0%|
|Ziply Fiber||115 Mbps||DSL||1m 11s||8.5%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile 5G Home Internet||182 Mbps||5G Internet||45s||59.2%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|PogoZone||25 Mbps||Cable||5m 27s||3.3%|
|San Juan Cable Inc||25 Mbps||Cable||5m 27s||2.7%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
2.2% of consumers in Bellingham2,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Map of ISPs in Bellingham
Compare Bellingham to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Bellingham||209.6 Mbps||15||$0.40 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||581.7 Mbps ( +372.1 Mbps )||22 ( +7 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||172.8 Mbps ( -36.8 Mbps )||21 ( +6 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||199.7 Mbps ( -9.9 Mbps )||20 ( +5 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||202.2 Mbps ( -7.4 Mbps )||27 ( +12 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||196.5 Mbps ( -13.1 Mbps )||11 ( -4 )||$0.39 ( $0.00 )|