Internet providers in Milwaukie, OR

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Milwaukie, OR internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic21%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 140 MbpsDSL83%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Milwaukie internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Milwaukie 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 Milwaukie area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Milwaukie residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 21% of those living in Milwaukie.

There are four internet providers serving the Milwaukie area, and 99.87% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Milwaukie's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Milwaukie

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

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Milwaukie residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 83% of the area. Milwaukie’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 21% of Milwaukie residents.

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 Milwaukie covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Milwaukie 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 Milwaukie, $46.24.

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 Milwaukie, $1.78.

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 Milwaukie. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Milwaukie's providers, 541 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

83%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Milwaukie covering 83% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Milwaukie 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Milwaukie, $46.24.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Milwaukie, $1.78.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 140 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Milwaukie. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Milwaukie's providers, 541 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$65/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

21%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to some, but not many households in Milwaukie covering 21% of the area.

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

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Milwaukie, $46.24.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Milwaukie, $1.78.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Milwaukie. These download speeds are available to 21% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Milwaukie's providers, 541 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Milwaukie with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 21% of households in Milwaukie. The next fastest internet provider in Milwaukie is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Milwaukie with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Milwaukie, $46.24.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Milwaukie, covering 21% of the city.

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.

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.

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.