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Internet providers in 97230

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsDSL14%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic14%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic36%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 140 MbpsDSL78%
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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 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 50% 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 $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Portland, $42.59.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Portland, $2.37.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in 97230 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 14% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Portland's providers, 445 Mbps.

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Frontier fiber-optic internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Portland, $42.59.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Portland, $2.37.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in 97230 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 14% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Portland's providers, 445 Mbps.

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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 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, $42.59.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Portland, $2.37.

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 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 $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Portland at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 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

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 97230 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 36% of households in 97230. The next fastest internet provider in the 97230 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 97230 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Portland, $42.59.

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.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.