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Internet providers in Hillsboro, OR

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Hillsboro, OR internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsDSL95%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic95%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Hillsboro internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Hillsboro 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 Hillsboro area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Hillsboro residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 95% of those living in Hillsboro.

There are six internet providers serving the Hillsboro area, and 95.06% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Hillsboro's six internet providers, prices start at $24.95 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Hillsboro

The largest internet providers in Hillsboro are Frontier and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Hillsboro.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Hillsboro residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Frontier, which covers 95% of the area. Hillsboro’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of Hillsboro residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Hillsboro covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Hillsboro 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 Hillsboro, $40.49.

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 Hillsboro, $1.40.

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 Hillsboro. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Hillsboro's providers, 186 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

95%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Hillsboro covering 95% 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 Hillsboro 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 Hillsboro, $40.49.

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 Hillsboro, $1.40.

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 Hillsboro. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Hillsboro's providers, 186 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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Hillsboro covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Hillsboro 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 Hillsboro, $40.49.

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 Hillsboro, $1.40.

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 Hillsboro. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hillsboro's providers, 186 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Hillsboro, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Hillsboro, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Hillsboro and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Hillsboro at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Hillsboro at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Hillsboro residents, 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 Hillsboro 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 Hillsboro cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Hillsboro with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Hillsboro. The next fastest internet provider in Hillsboro is Frontier, offering download speeds up to 30 Mbps to 95% of the area.

Whiz to Coho offers the cheapest internet in Hillsboro with plans starting at $24.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Hillsboro, $40.49.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Hillsboro, covering 95% of the city.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.