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Internet providers in 97116

Find internet providers serving the 97116 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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97116 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsDSL94%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic78%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable90%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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97116 internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in the 97116 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of Oregon - 96%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 97116 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 94% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 78% of those living in the 97116 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 97116 area, and 86.38% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 97116, prices start at $24.95 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 97116

The largest internet providers serving the 97116 ZIP code are Frontier and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 97116 ZIP code, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Frontier, which covers 78% of the area. Forest Grove’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 90% of residents in the 97116 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 97116 ZIP code, covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Forest Grove, $39.70.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Forest Grove, $1.59.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in 97116 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Forest Grove's providers, 161 Mbps.

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Frontier fiber-optic internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

78%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to most households in the 97116 ZIP code, covering 78% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Frontier is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 97116 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Forest Grove, $39.70.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Forest Grove, $1.59.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in 97116 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 78% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Forest Grove's providers, 161 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

90%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 97116 ZIP code, covering 90% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 97116 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Forest Grove, $39.70.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Forest Grove, $1.59.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in 97116 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Forest Grove's providers, 161 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 97116 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 97116 and the greater Forest Grove area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Forest Grove at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Forest Grove at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 97116 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Forest Grove may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Forest Grove DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 97116 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 97116 ZIP code with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 90% of households in 97116. The next fastest internet provider in the 97116 ZIP code is Frontier, offering download speeds up to 30 Mbps to 94% of the area.

Whiz to Coho offers the cheapest internet in the 97116 ZIP with service starting at $24.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Forest Grove, $39.70.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 97116 ZIP code, covering 78% of the city.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.