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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 $54.99 VariesDSL94%
Frontier $54.99 VariesFiber-optic78%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable90%
Ziply Fiber $20.00 50 - 5,000 MbpsDSL94%
Ziply Fiber $20.00 50 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic78%
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97116 internet service at a glance

At 100%, 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 98% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 86% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 83% of those living in the 97116 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 97116 area, and 86.38% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 97116, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Forest Grove

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 158 Mbps 19 Mbps Cable
Frontier 157 Mbps 150 Mbps DSL
Whiz to Coho 8 Mbps 3 Mbps Wireless
Ziply Fiber 194 Mbps 183 Mbps DSL

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*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

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 $54.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Forest Grove, $44.15.

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Frontier fiber-optic internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

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 $54.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Forest Grove, $44.15.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 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 significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Forest Grove, $44.15.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Forest Grove, $1.38.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 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, 186 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 $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Forest Grove at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 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 $64.99 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

Ziply Fiber is the fastest internet provider in the 97116 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 94% of households in 97116. The next fastest internet provider in the 97116 ZIP code is Ziply Fiber, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 78% of the area.

Ziply Fiber offers the cheapest internet in the 97116 ZIP with service starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Forest Grove, $44.15.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 97116 ZIP code, covering 78% of the city. Ziply Fiber also offers fiber internet in 97116 and is available to 78% of households.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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