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Internet providers in St. Helens, OR

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St. Helens, OR internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL75%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
Stephouse Networks $49.00 25 - 1,000 MbpsWireless4.073%
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St. Helens internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in St. Helens 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 St. Helens area will have access to cable, which covers 95% of St. Helens residents. 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 17% of those living in St. Helens.

There are five internet providers serving the St. Helens area, and 98.64% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among St. Helens's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in St. Helens

The largest internet providers in St. Helens are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to St. Helens.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all St. Helens residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 75% of the area. St. Helens’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of St. Helens residents.

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 St. Helens covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but St. Helens 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 St. Helens, $52.79.

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 St. Helens, $2.20.

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 St. Helens. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all St. Helens's providers, 425 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

75%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in St. Helens covering 75% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in St. Helens 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 St. Helens, $52.79.

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 St. Helens, $2.20.

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 St. Helens. These download speeds are available to 75% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all St. Helens's providers, 425 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in St. Helens covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of St. Helens where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in St. Helens, $52.79.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in St. Helens, $2.20.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in St. Helens. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all St. Helens's providers, 425 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in St. Helens with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in St. Helens. The next fastest internet provider in St. Helens is Stephouse Networks, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 4.073% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in St. Helens with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in St. Helens, $52.79.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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.