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Internet providers in Sandy, OR

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Sandy, OR internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL94%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable1.646%
Wave Broadband $40.00 5 - 20 MbpsCable97%
Ziply Fiber $20.00 50 - 5,000 MbpsDSL94%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Sandy internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Sandy 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 Sandy area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Sandy residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 98% of those living in Sandy.

There are six internet providers serving the Sandy area, and 91.58% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Sandy's six internet providers, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Sandy

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 7 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 102 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 8 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Viasat 28 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Wave Broadband 212 Mbps 9 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Sandy

The largest internet providers in Sandy are Frontier, Wave Broadband, and Ziply Fiber bringing DSL and cable options to Sandy.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Sandy residents, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Wave Broadband, which covers 97% of the area. Sandy’s third most-available internet provider, Ziply Fiber, offers DSL to around 94% of Sandy residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Sandy covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Sandy 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 Sandy, $46.66.

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Wave Broadband cable internet

Provider

Wave Broadband

Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Wave Broadband offers broadband to nearly all households in Sandy covering 97% of the area.

Wave Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Sandy residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Wave Broadband start at $40/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Sandy, $46.66.

Wave Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 5 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $8.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sandy, $1.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Wave Broadband offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Sandy. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Sandy's providers, 260 Mbps.

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Ziply Fiber DSL internet

Provider

Ziply Fiber

Starting price*
$20/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from Ziply Fiber offers broadband to nearly all households in Sandy covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from Ziply Fiber uses telephone lines in Sandy 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 Ziply Fiber start at $20/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Sandy, $46.66.

Ziply Fiber customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sandy, $1.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Ziply Fiber offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Sandy. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Sandy's providers, 260 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Sandy, you’ll likely have options from cable and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Sandy, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Sandy and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Sandy at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Sandy at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Sandy residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Ziply Fiber is the fastest internet provider in Sandy with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 94% of households in Sandy. The next fastest internet provider in Sandy is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 1.646% of the area.

Ziply Fiber offers the cheapest internet in Sandy with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Sandy, $46.66.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.