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|
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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|
|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%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
2.1% of consumers in Kent3,000 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 Kent
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 )|