There are 4 residential cable providers in Whatcom County covering 91.74% of the county. The largest cable company is XFINITY (Comcast), available to 87.22% of Whatcom County homes. Call XFINITY (Comcast) first, and if they cannot help you they will direct you the the right provider.

 

All 4 Cable Providers in Whatcom County, WA

County ProviderAvailabilityWhatcom County SpeedsGet Service
XFINITY (Comcast)87.22%

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 182,921 people who can get cable from XFINITY (Comcast) in Whatcom County, WA. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of XFINITY (Comcast) potential customers in Whatcom County who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. XFINITY (Comcast) offers no different speeds throughout Whatcom County. The fastest speed anyone in Whatcom County can get from XFINITY (Comcast) is 987 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all XFINITY (Comcast) Whatcom County customers is 987 Mbps.

Wave Broadband9.32%

1000 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 19,537 people who can get cable from Wave Broadband in Whatcom County, WA. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of Wave Broadband potential customers in Whatcom County who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. Wave Broadband offers no different speeds throughout Whatcom County. The fastest speed anyone in Whatcom County can get from Wave Broadband is 1000 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all Wave Broadband Whatcom County customers is 1000 Mbps.

PogoZone2.68%

20 to 100 Mbps

31.82 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of PogoZone customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 5,616 people who can get cable from PogoZone in Whatcom County, WA. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of PogoZone potential customers in Whatcom County who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. PogoZone offers 3 different speeds throughout Whatcom County. The fastest speed anyone in Whatcom County can get from PogoZone is 100 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all PogoZone Whatcom County customers is 31.82 Mbps.

eastlink0.57%

20 to 20 Mbps

20 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of eastlink customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 1,195 people who can get cable from eastlink in Whatcom County, WA. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of eastlink potential customers in Whatcom County who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. eastlink offers no different speeds throughout Whatcom County. The fastest speed anyone in Whatcom County can get from eastlink is 20 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all eastlink Whatcom County customers is 20 Mbps.

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

Whatcom 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

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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 Whatcom County

Whatcom County customers can get an average of 894.91 Mbps as their fastest speed. The fastest cable internet in the entire county is 1000 Mbps, which 9.32% of homes can purchase. Some residents, however, can only get 20 Mbps. Internet speeds tend to be faster in East Whatcom County, and slower in the neighborhoods to the Southwest. Cable is the fastest internet in 79.76% of the county. For residents looking for alternatives to cable, fiber is the best alternative for most households.

Whatcom County, WA Map of Cable Internet Speeds

Cable Speed Key

1 Gbps+
999 Mbps
400 Mbps
0 Mbps

 

Cable Coverage and Availability in Whatcom County

Cable internet is available to 91.74% of residents, which can be bundled with TV service for package savings. The map below shows where cable companies provide service by block.

Whatcom County, WA Map of Cable Internet Availability

Cable Availability Key

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What zip codes have cable in Whatcom County and nearby?

Zip CodeCable Coverage
9824786.32%
98276100%
9822997.58%
9822690.97%
9826493.38%
Zip CodeCable Coverage
9822599.87%
982952.01%
9823286.35%
9823396.6%
982200%

Cable in Your Whatcom County Neighborhood

PogoZone is the primary cable provider for Whatcom County's southwest neighborhoods. XFINITY (Comcast) mostly covers Whatcom County's east neighborhoods. Some areas in Whatcom County may be uncovered, especially areas with very few homes.

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

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