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Internet providers in 97205

Find internet providers serving the 97205 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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97205 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable98%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic47%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 80 MbpsDSL99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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97205 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 97205 ZIP code 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 97205 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of households. Cable 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 47% of those living in the 97205 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 97205 area, and 98.47% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 97205, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 97205

The largest internet providers serving the 97205 ZIP code are Xfinity and CenturyLink bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 97205 ZIP code, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 99% of the area. Portland’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 47% of residents in the 97205 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 97205 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 97205 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 Portland, $45.50.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Portland, $2.39.

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 97205 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Portland's providers, 445 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in the 97205 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines 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 Portland, $45.50.

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 Portland, $2.39.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 80 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 97205 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Portland's providers, 445 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

47%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in the 97205 ZIP code, covering 47% 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 97205 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Portland, $45.50.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Portland, $2.39.

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 97205 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 47% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Portland's providers, 445 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 97205 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 97205 and the greater Portland area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Portland at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Portland at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 97205 ZIP, 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 Portland 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 Portland DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 97205 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 97205 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 47% of households in 97205. The next fastest internet provider in the 97205 ZIP code is Stephouse Networks, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 12% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 97205 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Portland, $45.50.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 97205 ZIP code, covering 47% of the city.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.