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Internet providers in 97051

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97051 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable92%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL90%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
Stephouse Networks $49.00 25 - 1,000 MbpsWireless4.686%
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97051 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 97051 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 97051 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Saint Helens, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the 97051 area, and 92.22% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 97051, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 97051

The largest internet providers serving the 97051 ZIP code are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 97051 ZIP code, covering 92% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 90% of the area. Saint Helens’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 97051 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

92%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 97051 ZIP code, covering 92% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 97051 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 Saint Helens, $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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Saint Helens, $2.23.

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 97051 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Saint Helens's providers, 425 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

90%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 97051 ZIP code, covering 90% 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 Saint Helens, $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 Saint Helens, $2.23.

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 97051 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Saint Helens's providers, 425 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 97051 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 97051 ZIP 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Saint Helens, $46.80.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Saint Helens, $2.23.

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 97051 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Saint Helens's providers, 425 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 97051 frequently asked questions

Stephouse Networks is the fastest internet provider in the 97051 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 4.686% of households in 97051. The next fastest internet provider in the 97051 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 92% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 97051 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Saint Helens, $46.80.

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.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.