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Internet providers in 97209

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Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic32%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL84%
GTT Communications - -DSL31%
Wave Broadband $69.95 100 - 250 MbpsCable9.468%
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97209 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 97209 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 97209 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 32% of those living in the 97209 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 97209 area, and 98.54% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 97209, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 97209

The largest internet providers serving the 97209 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 97209 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 84% of the area. Portland’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 32% of residents in the 97209 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 97209 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 97209 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, $50.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Portland, $0.93.

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 97209 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Portland's providers, 675 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

84%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 97209 ZIP code, covering 84% 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Portland, $50.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Portland, $0.93.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 97209 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 84% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Portland's providers, 675 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

32%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 97209 ZIP code, covering 32% 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 97209 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, $50.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.42 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Portland, $0.93.

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 97209 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 32% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Portland's providers, 675 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 97209 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 97209 and the greater Portland area. HughesNet starting prices are 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 97209 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 97209 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 97209 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 32% of households in 97209. The next fastest internet provider in the 97209 ZIP code is Wave Broadband, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 6.947% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 97209 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Portland, $50.99.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 97209 ZIP code, covering 32% of the city.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.