Advertiser Disclosure While this page may contain offers from our partners, our opinions are our own. Here's how we rate providers

Internet providers in Milwaukie, OR

Shop the best Milwaukie internet providers. Compare internet plan pricing and speeds from cable, DSL and fiber-optic providers in your area.

Shop local providers
Milwaukie City Map

Internet providers in your area

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%
Shop providers Need help? Call: (844) 512-2720

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.

Check availability Call us: (844) 512-2720

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.

Check availability Call us: (844) 512-2720

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.

Check availability Call us: (844) 512-2720

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.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.