Internet providers in 97496

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 1 MbpsDSL1.297%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable82%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL81%
Douglas Fast Net $49.99 1,000 - 40 MbpsWired82%
Douglas Fast Net $49.99 1,000 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic57%
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97496 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 97496 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 97496 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 84% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 59% of those living in the 97496 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 97496 area, and 94.62% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 97496, prices start at $18.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 97496

The largest internet providers serving the 97496 ZIP code are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and Douglas Fast Net bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to most in the 97496 ZIP code, covering 82% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 81% of the area. Winston’s third most-available internet provider, Douglas Fast Net, offers fiber-optic to around 57% of residents in the 97496 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

82%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 97496 ZIP code, covering 82% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 97496 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Winston, $42.42.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Winston, $0.07.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 97496 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Winston's providers, 197 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

81%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 97496 ZIP code, covering 81% 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 Winston, $42.42.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Winston, $0.07.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 97496 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Winston's providers, 197 Mbps.

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Douglas Fast Net fiber-optic internet

Provider

Douglas Fast Net

Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

250 Mbps

Average availability

57%

Fiber-optic from Douglas Fast Net offers broadband to about half of households in the 97496 ZIP code, covering 57% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Douglas Fast Net is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 97496 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Douglas Fast Net start at $49.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Winston, $42.42.

Douglas Fast Net customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 1,000 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.05 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Winston, $0.07.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Douglas Fast Net offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 250 Mbps in 97496 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 57% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Winston's providers, 197 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 97496 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 97496 and the greater Winston area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Winston at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Winston at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 97496 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Winston may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Winston cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 97496 frequently asked questions

Douglas Fast Net is the fastest internet provider in the 97496 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 57% of households in 97496. The next fastest internet provider in the 97496 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 82% of the area.

Infostructure offers the cheapest internet in the 97496 ZIP with service starting at $18.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Winston, $42.42.

Douglas Fast Net is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 97496 ZIP code, covering 57% of the city. Infostructure also offers fiber internet in 97496 and is available to 1.489% of households.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.