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Internet providers in Hillsboro, OR

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Hillsboro, OR internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL95%
Frontier $54.99 VariesFiber-optic95%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
Ziply Fiber $20.00 50 - 5,000 MbpsDSL95%
Ziply Fiber $20.00 50 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic95%
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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 DSL, which covers 100% of Hillsboro residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 95% of those living in Hillsboro.

There are seven internet providers serving the Hillsboro area, and 95.06% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Hillsboro's seven internet providers, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Hillsboro

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Whiz to Coho 18 Mbps 10 Mbps Wireless
Frontier 209 Mbps 168 Mbps DSL
Ziply Fiber 174 Mbps 145 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 176 Mbps 72 Mbps Cable

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*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

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

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

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, $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 Hillsboro, $1.16.

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 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, 221 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 $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Hillsboro at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Hillsboro residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Ziply Fiber is the fastest internet provider in Hillsboro with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in Hillsboro. The next fastest internet provider in Hillsboro is Ziply Fiber, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 95% of the area.

Ziply Fiber offers the cheapest internet in Hillsboro with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Hillsboro, $44.15.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Hillsboro, covering 95% of the city. Ziply Fiber also offers fiber internet in Hillsboro and is available to 95% of households.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.