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Internet providers in 97230

Find internet providers serving the 97230 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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97230 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL14%
Frontier $54.99 VariesFiber-optic14%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL78%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic36%
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97230 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 97230 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 97230 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 96% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 17% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 16% of those living in the 97230 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 97230 area, and 98.48% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 97230, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Portland

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 123 Mbps 70 Mbps Cable
Frontier 382 Mbps 277 Mbps DSL
CenturyLink 109 Mbps 103 Mbps DSL
Ziply Fiber 52 Mbps 77 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 97230

The largest internet providers serving the 97230 ZIP code are Frontier and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to many in the 97230 ZIP code, covering 14% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from Frontier, which covers 14% of the area. Portland’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 97230 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

14%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 97230 ZIP code, covering 14% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier 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 Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Portland, $48.33.

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Frontier fiber-optic internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

14%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 97230 ZIP code, covering 14% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Frontier is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 97230 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Portland, $48.33.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 97230 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 97230 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, $48.33.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Portland, $1.18.

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 97230 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, 445 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 97230 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 97230 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 97230 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 97230 frequently asked questions

Ziply Fiber is the fastest internet provider in the 97230 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 14% of households in 97230. The next fastest internet provider in the 97230 ZIP code is Ziply Fiber, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 14% of the area.

Ziply Fiber offers the cheapest internet in the 97230 ZIP with service starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Portland, $48.33.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 97230 ZIP code, covering 36% of the city. Frontier also offers fiber internet in 97230 and is available to 14% of households.

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.

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.

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