Internet Providers in Edmonds, WA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Edmonds, WA
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 13
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $48.83

Internet Access in Edmonds, Washington

Government-sourced Form 477 data is the core source of the Edmonds availability data presented below. We've examined 6,345 rows of governmental and privatized data catalogues on Internet availability within the Edmonds area. Average speed data is split between major providers and based on 29,813 user speed test records collected over the most recent 12 months.

XFINITY from Comcast as well as Ziply Fiber can also provide Internet service in Edmonds, often competing for the same customers.

So far as Internet network types, fiber optics or cable are always the better network type for the average resident. Fiber-Optic infrastructure is in many cases installed as an upgrade for DSL infrastructure in the area. Fiber leverages high-capactiy fiber-optic technology and laser-diode emitters to deliver digital data. Upload rates have the most to gain for residents using a fiber Internet plan. Upstream rates can be expected to match downstream performance, unlike non-fiber Internet plans. (As opposed to cable, where users will find the upload speed is limited to as much as 1/10 of the download performance.)

2 Internet choices per address may be a low amount of choice, but it's sufficient to reduce pricing in Edmonds communities with provider overlap. As is evident in the interactive map below, Internet availability often changes from neighborhood.

Viasat Internet is the most frequently available provider on the whole. They offer coverage reaching close to one hundred percent of Edmonds residents. HughesNet, in contrast, has coverage to near one hundred percent of the population. The fastest download speed recorded for Viasat reaches 35 Mbps. HughesNet offers packages as high as 25 Mbps. Any speed above 10 Mbps will be sufficient to stream SD videos to devices on WiFi. However, it may become problematic when multiple people try to use modern apps like video chat and etc. Refer to the Internet coverage map on this page to see how broadband coverage compares on a granular level.

  • There are 14 internet providers in Edmonds with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Edmonds is the 68th most connected city in Washington ahead of Kenmore and Mukilteo, but behind Lynnwood, Bothell, and Mountlake Terrace.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Edmonds: Woodway
  • The fastest zip code in Edmonds for April 2021 is 98020. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

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Edmonds, WA

2,000 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.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Edmonds, Washington

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Wave G 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
Wave Broadband 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Ziply Fiber 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Edmonds, Washington

  • Xfinity - Cable - 99.8% Availability in Edmonds - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • Ziply Fiber - Fiber - 95.7% Availability in Edmonds - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Wave - Cable - 6.5% Availability in Edmonds - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Wave G - Fiber - 0.5% Availability in Edmonds - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Edmonds - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Edmonds - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Edmonds

Edmonds Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Edmonds is the 68th most connected city in Washington ahead of Kenmore and Mukilteo, but behind Lynnwood, Bothell, and Mountlake Terrace.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 4,000 people in Snohomish County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 96% of people living in Edmonds have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 96% of Edmonds residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

As of this month, 98020 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Edmonds.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Snohomish County, approximately 20,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Working from Home in Edmonds

There are 2,003 workers in Edmonds who perform their job primarily out of a home via telecommuting. Among the population of Edmonds that census records identify as working from home, 67.95 percent take home less than $75K per year. Edmonds features strong Fiber infrastructure, so it's unsurprising that working from home would be popular in the area. Fiber is a good network option good for cloud apps and other high-bandwidth work uses. Among the portion of Edmonds that census records identify as working from home, 67.95 Within home office workers in Edmonds, 67.95 percent make less than $75,000 per year. If you're procuring a home network for telecommuting, be sure to verify data limits on your plan. Some Internet plans have data limits. This may impact you negatively if you consume a lot of data for work purposes like video conferencing, etc. Business plans can be provided for customers who need more than a typical consumer-grade deal.

Data Caps on Edmonds Internet Plans

Many Internet providers have decided to add data limits onto consumer broadband packages recently. This market trend holds true in the Edmonds market, with Internet choices like Xfinity featuring capped plans. This might not really matter for most customers, but might be an issue for users that upload a lot of 4K content. If you are concerned about living under a set amount of data use, start by checking for fiber in your area using the search tool at the top of this page. Fiber is sometimes higher priced. However, they usually offer unlimited data and streaming because the fiber line doesn't have cable and DSL's bandwidth limitations.

Internet access in Edmonds neighborhoods

To date, we have analyzed information about Internet coverage in these areas within Edmonds: Woodway.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Edmonds

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 99.8%+ 1,200 Mbps
Ziply Fiber Fiber 95.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Wave Broadband Cable 6.5%+ 940 Mbps
Wave G Fiber 0.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 89.3%+ 987 Mbps
Ziply Fiber Fiber 80.6%+ 500 Mbps
Silver Star Telecom Fiber 100% 10,000 Mbps
Wave Business Cable 6.5%+ 940 Mbps
Allstream Copper 2.4%+ -- Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 1.3%+ 1.5 Mbps
Fusion Connect Copper 1.3%+ 20 Mbps
Wave Business Fiber 1.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
GTT Communications DSL 1.1%+ 6 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Copper 0.7%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Edmonds to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Edmonds 165 Mbps 7 $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +250.4 Mbps ) 16 ( +9 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -46.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.16 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -48.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -37.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -37.4 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )