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Internet providers in 97209

Find internet providers serving the 97209 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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97209 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL84%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic32%
Wave Broadband $40.00 5 - 20 MbpsCable9.470%
Wave Broadband $40.00 5 - 20 MbpsWired6.950%
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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 91% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 16% of those living in the 97209 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 97209 area, and 98.54% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 97209, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Portland

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 197 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable
Wave Broadband 235 Mbps 219 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 60 Mbps 43 Mbps DSL

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

3,000 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, $50.66.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Portland, $2.11.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 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, 729 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Portland, $50.66.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Portland, $2.11.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 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 faster than the average max speeds from all Portland's providers, 729 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

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

940 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Portland, $50.66.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Portland, $2.11.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 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, 729 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 significantly higher than average in Portland at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Portland at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 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.

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 $64.99 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 cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 97209 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 97209 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in 97209. The next fastest internet provider in the 97209 ZIP code is Stephouse Networks, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 6.330% 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, $50.66.

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

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.

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Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.