Internet Providers in Gig Harbor, Washington

Residential Internet Statistics for Gig Harbor, WA
Internet Service Providers: 4
Plans Start From: $19.95
Top Download Speed: 1.2 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Gig Harbor, Washington:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. CenturyLink
    99.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    99.8% Available
  • 2. Xfinity
    98.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    98.1% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    60.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    60.6% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. Astound Broadband Powered by Wave
    1.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    1.5% Available
1 Residential internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Gig-Harbor. See All
  • 1. Comcast Business
    86.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    86.9% Available
  • 2. CenturyLink Business
    78.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    78.8% Available
  • 3. CenturyLink Business
    31.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    31.9% Available
  • Astound Broadband Powered by Wave
    1.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    1.6% Available
  • 5. 4. SST
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *10 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    100% Available
  • 8. 5. Allstream
    3.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    3.8% Available
  • 9. 6. Verizon Business
    2.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    2.2% Available
  • 10. GTT
    0.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    0.8% Available
2 Business internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Gig-Harbor. See All

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Internet Access in Gig Harbor, Washington

Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Gig Harbor. HughesNet is also commonly available.

In terms of network technology in use Gig Harbor, we see that the most common wired broadband tech options are DSL and Fiber (virtually one hundred percent coverage) and Cable (98.11 percent coverage). Television providers are the main source for cable home Internet, seeing as they can leverage pre-existing TV wires — which already connect to most homes — to connect customers to Internet service. Cable can often make sense for local residents because of the strong mix of speed and value.

CenturyLink provides an alternative to the primary providers, serving Gig Harbor with near one hundred percent local coverage and a maximum speed of 100 Mbps. Aside from consumer Internet, there are also 6 companies in city limits offering specialized enterprise and business/smb products and services like T1 and MPLS. We list all providers with explicit business services online, although some offer both residential and business broadband.

The Internet coverage information on this page is primarily sourced from FCC reports, and is confirmed through privatized databases to output more granular listings than is available from government websites. Data on pricing and speeds of listed Internet plans is sourced thanks to our research and analysis division, who gather tens of thousands of data points each year. There are a total of 349 plans in Gig Harbor since 2014, with 34 Internet or bundled plans currently on the market.

Overall, the competition between providers in Gig Harbor isn't strong (2.08 companies registered per census block). 2 companies for each address isn't much, but it's enough to create competition around price that benefits consumers in well-wired neighborhoods.

  • There are 15 internet providers in Gig Harbor with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Gig Harbor is the 138th most connected city in Washington ahead of Lakebay, Fox Island, and Steilacoom, but behind Olalla and Allyn.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Gig Harbor, Washington

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 98.1%
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 99.8%
Astound Broadband Powered by Wave 940 Mbps Cable 8s 1.5%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 60.6%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Gig Harbor is the 138th most connected city in Washington ahead of Lakebay, Fox Island, and Steilacoom, but behind Olalla and Allyn.

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

Approximately 5,000 people in Pierce County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Fiber Availability: 9% of people living in Gig Harbor have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 98% of Gig Harbor residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

In Pierce County, approximately 10,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

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Compare Gig Harbor to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Gig Harbor 169 Mbps 8 $0.36 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +412.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +3.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.22 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +30.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +33.2 Mbps ) 24 ( +16 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +27.5 Mbps ) 10 ( +2 ) $0.37 ( + $0.00 )