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Internet providers in Lincoln City, OR

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Lincoln City, OR internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL77%
Wave Broadband $40.00 5 - 20 MbpsDSL35%
Wave Broadband $40.00 5 - 20 MbpsCable28%
Prime Time Ventures - -Cable3.605%
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Lincoln City internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Lincoln City 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 Lincoln City area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Lincoln City residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 14% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 13% of those living in Lincoln City.

There are six internet providers serving the Lincoln City area, and 99.63% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Lincoln City's six internet providers, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Lincoln City

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Wave Broadband 51 Mbps 38 Mbps DSL
CenturyLink 13 Mbps 4 Mbps DSL
HughesNet 4 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Spectrum 105 Mbps 10 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Lincoln City

The largest internet providers in Lincoln City are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and Wave Broadband bringing cable and DSL options to Lincoln City.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Lincoln City residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 77% of the area. Lincoln City’s third most-available internet provider, Wave Broadband, offers DSL to around 35% of Lincoln City residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Lincoln City covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Lincoln City, $54.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lincoln City, $0.77.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Lincoln City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lincoln City's providers, 93 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

77%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Lincoln City covering 77% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Lincoln City 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 CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Lincoln City, $54.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lincoln City, $0.77.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Lincoln City. These download speeds are available to 77% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lincoln City's providers, 93 Mbps.

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Wave Broadband DSL internet

Provider

Wave Broadband

Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

35%

DSL from Wave Broadband offers broadband to some, but not many households in Lincoln City covering 35% of the area.

DSL internet from Wave Broadband uses telephone lines in Lincoln City 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 Wave Broadband start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Lincoln City, $54.99.

Wave Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 5 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $8.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lincoln City, $0.77.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Wave Broadband offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Lincoln City. These download speeds are available to 35% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Lincoln City's providers, 93 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Lincoln City and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Lincoln City at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Lincoln City at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Lincoln City residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Lincoln City with download speeds up to 1,00*0 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Lincoln City. The next fastest internet provider in Lincoln City is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 77% of the area.

Wave Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Lincoln City with plans starting at $40/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lincoln City, $54.99.

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%.

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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.