Internet providers in 97215

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Provider
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic99%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL68%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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97215 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 97215 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 97215 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 85% of those living in the 97215 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 97215 area, and 2.29% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 97215, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 97215

The largest internet providers serving the 97215 ZIP code are Xfinity and CenturyLink bringing cable, fiber-optic, and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 97215 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from CenturyLink, which covers 99% of the area. Portland’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers DSL to around 68% of residents in the 97215 ZIP code.

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 the 97215 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 97215 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, $46.80.

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 Portland, $1.87.

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 97215 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Portland's providers, 625 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

99%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in the 97215 ZIP code, covering 99% 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 97215 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, $46.80.

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 Portland, $1.87.

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 97215 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, 625 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

68%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 97215 ZIP code, covering 68% 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, $46.80.

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, $1.87.

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 97215 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 68% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Portland's providers, 625 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 97215 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 97215 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 97215 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 cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers.

Internet providers in 97215 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 97215 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in 97215. The next fastest internet provider in the 97215 ZIP code is Stephouse Networks, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 5.995% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 97215 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Portland, $46.80.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 97215 ZIP code, covering 99% of the city.

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.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.