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Internet providers in Salem, OR

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Salem, OR internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable97%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.051%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL81%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic2.317%
Wave Broadband $40.00 5 - 20 MbpsCable7.065%
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Salem internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Salem 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 Salem area will have access to cable, which covers 96% of Salem residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 10% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 5.390% of those living in Salem.

There are seven internet providers serving the Salem area, and 96.24% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Salem's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Salem

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Wave Broadband 166 Mbps 73 Mbps Cable
Xfinity 147 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
Viasat 17 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
HughesNet 12 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
CenturyLink 105 Mbps 70 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Salem

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

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Salem residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 81% of the area. Salem’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Salem residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Salem covering 97% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Salem 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 Salem, $50.83.

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 Salem, $1.59.

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 Salem. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Salem's providers, 683 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

81%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Salem covering 81% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Salem 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 Salem, $50.83.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Salem, $1.59.

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 Salem. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Salem's providers, 683 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 Salem covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Salem 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 Salem, $50.83.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Salem, $1.59.

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 Salem. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Salem's providers, 683 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Salem with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Salem. The next fastest internet provider in Salem is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 0.051% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Salem with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Salem, $50.83.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Salem, covering 2.317% of the city. Xfinity also offers fiber internet in Salem and is available to 0.051% of households.

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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.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.