There are 3 residential cable providers in King County covering 98.52% of the county. The largest cable company is XFINITY (Comcast), available to 95.61% of King County homes. Call XFINITY (Comcast) first, and if they cannot help you they will direct you the the right provider.

 

All 3 Cable Providers in King County, WA

County ProviderAvailabilityKing County SpeedsGet Service
XFINITY (Comcast)95.61%

987 to 987 Mbps

987 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of XFINITY (Comcast) customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 1,988,260 people who can get cable from XFINITY (Comcast) in King County, WA. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of XFINITY (Comcast) potential customers in King County who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. XFINITY (Comcast) offers no different speeds throughout King County. The fastest speed anyone in King County can get from XFINITY (Comcast) is 987 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all XFINITY (Comcast) King County customers is 987 Mbps.

Wave Broadband10.85%

18 to 1000 Mbps

1000 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of Wave Broadband customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 225,552 people who can get cable from Wave Broadband in King County, WA. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of Wave Broadband potential customers in King County who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. Wave Broadband offers 2 different speeds throughout King County. The fastest speed anyone in King County can get from Wave Broadband is 1000 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all Wave Broadband King County customers is 1000 Mbps.

North Olympic Peninsula Data Centers0.04%

20 to 20 Mbps

20 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of North Olympic Peninsula Data Centers customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 869 people who can get cable from North Olympic Peninsula Data Centers in King County, WA. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of North Olympic Peninsula Data Centers potential customers in King County who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. North Olympic Peninsula Data Centers offers no different speeds throughout King County. The fastest speed anyone in King County can get from North Olympic Peninsula Data Centers is 20 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all North Olympic Peninsula Data Centers King County customers is 20 Mbps.

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* Note: “Avg. Speed” is a population-weighted average of the top speed in King County. Our calculation gives a more accurate estimate of the speed you can actually expect to be available for purchase in your area.

King County residents may also choose internet-only service from a brand like XFINITY (Comcast) and sign up for satellite TV, which is generally rated higher than TV delivered over cable.

Satellite TV and Internet Providers

Because competition is stronger for satellite television, DISH and DIRECTV are generally considered superior to cable TV service. You can choose a separate form of internet, and the providers below will actually help you set up home internet service, sometimes even with bundled savings. Call for pricing and bundling options.

Satellite internet is not an ideal choice, but allows people in rural areas to stay connected. Note that most satellite services require either a deposit for equipment installation or a decent credit score.

ProviderAvailabilityServicesGet Service
DIRECTV100%Satellite TV serviceView plans

More about DIRECTV

DIRECTV provides satellite TV service that consistently beats cable TV service in terms of programming, price, and customer service. Their packages have long been the favorite among sports fans, but their low-priced packages are also worth checking out for casual watchers. DIRECTV premium packages include many of the most popular channels in the world.

DISH100%Satellite TV serviceView plans

1-844-784-2127

More about DISH

DISH was formerly known as (and sometimes still called) the Dish Network. DISH provides affordable package prices and is known for lower up-front pricing. DISH competes aggressively with AT&T-owned DIRECTV. DISH has worked hard in the last several years to improve sports programming to compete with the traditional leader, and is now a solid choice for savers and sports fans who know what they're looking for.

HuhgesNet100%

Satellite internet service

Speeds up to 15 Mbps

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1-833-562-8571

More about HuhgesNet

Satellite internet should generally be your last option unless no other service is available in your area. The latency (lag) inherent to the technology makes it difficult to stream or browse, and online games that require a fast connection will not work. However, if you live in a rural area HughesNet is a good option. You'll just a need a little more patience while browsing or downloading movies to watch.


Cable Internet Speeds in King County

King County customers can get an average of 973.7 Mbps as their fastest speed. The fastest cable internet in the entire county is 1000 Mbps, which 10.85% of homes can purchase. Some residents, however, can only get 20 Mbps. Internet speeds tend to be faster in West King County, and slower in the neighborhoods to the Southwest. Cable is the fastest internet in 71.37% of the county. For residents looking for alternatives to cable, fiber is the best alternative for most households.

King County, WA Map of Cable Internet Speeds

Cable Speed Key

1 Gbps+
999 Mbps
400 Mbps
0 Mbps

 

Cable Coverage and Availability in King County

Cable internet is available to 98.52% of residents, which can be bundled with TV service for package savings. The map below shows where cable companies provide service by block.

King County, WA Map of Cable Internet Availability

Cable Availability Key

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What zip codes have cable in King County and nearby?

Zip CodeCable Coverage
9805699.39%
9804099.87%
9800497.22%
9800699.27%
9800597.73%
Zip CodeCable Coverage
9805799.45%
9805598.76%
9803999.86%
9817899.67%
9800798.99%

Cable in Your King County Neighborhood

North Olympic Peninsula Data Centers is the primary cable provider for King County's southwest neighborhoods. Wave Broadband also has cable internet service in King County's central regions. XFINITY (Comcast) provides cable service to King County in the north. Some areas in King County may be uncovered, especially areas with very few homes.

Compared with the rest of the county, King County has much greater access to cable versus other counties and much greater cable coverage compared to the rest of Washington.

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