Internet Providers in Kent, WA

Residential Internet Statistics for Kent, WA
Internet Service Providers: 7
Plans Start From: $19.95
Top Download Speed: 1.2 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Kent, Washington:

Showing 1 to 9 Providers

  • 1. CenturyLink
    98.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    98.2% Available
  • 2. Xfinity
    98.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    98.8% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    46.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    46.4% Available
  • 4. Verizon
    90% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    90% Available
  • 5. 5. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 7. 7. Skynet Broadband
    3.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *20 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    3.3% Available
  • 8. Astound Broadband Powered by Wave
    0.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    0.8% Available
  • 9. Astound Broadband Powered by Wave
    0.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    0.7% Available
2 Residential internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Kent. See All
6 Business internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Kent. See All

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Internet Access in Kent, Washington

DSL and Fiber lines and Cable infrastructure make up the most common broadband network types in Kent, featuring 98.16 percent and 98.77 percent network reach in the area.

Xfinity is also a common Internet choice in Kent, offering Cable connections available to 98 percent of Kent. Verizon offers an alternative wireless service for 90 percent of local residents. Keep in mind that it has to have roof access and proximity to a Verizon access point.

Since FCC availability data is currently tallied up biannually and only published 6+ months after, availability shown here may not be complete. Our process incorporates availability data directly from many ISPs to help fix this problem.

Most Kent homes have 2-3 providers to choose from. Averaged out across all census blocks in the city, there are exactly 2.24 providers for each location.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option on the whole. They have Internet coverage for near one hundred percent of Kent residents. HughesNet, in contrast, has coverage to practically one hundred percent of residents. The top download speed advertised for Viasat reaches 35 Mbps. HughesNet advertised packages up to 25 Mbps. In general, anything over 10 megabits per second will be sufficient to stream standard definition video on WiFi, but becomes problematic for large households or high-bandwidth services such as Skype, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. Explore our Internet coverage maps below to see how broadband coverage compares on a granular level in Kent.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Kent, Washington

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 98.8%
Astound Broadband Powered by Wave 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 0.7%
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 98.2%
Astound Broadband Powered by Wave 940 Mbps Cable 8s 0.8%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 46.4%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
3,000 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.

Kent is the 34th most connected city in Washington ahead of Federal Way, Auburn, Pacific, and Maple Valley, but behind Renton.

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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 King 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: 22% of people living in Kent 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 Kent 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 King County, approximately 12,000 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 Kent to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Kent 219.1 Mbps 11 $0.39 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +362.6 Mbps ) 22 ( +11 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -46.3 Mbps ) 21 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( -19.4 Mbps ) 20 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( -16.9 Mbps ) 27 ( +16 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( -22.6 Mbps ) 11 $0.39 ( + $0.00 )