Best Cascade Locks Internet Service Providers

There are a total of 4 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Cascade Locks, Oregon and meet the minimum accepted broadband definition of 25 Mbps download speed. Our proprietary ranking calculation takes into account different aspects of useable download speed, upload speed and coverage area. For example, an increase of 100 Mbps download speed from 200 Mbps to 300 Mbps is much more significant for users than an increase from 1000 Mbps to 1100Mpbs. Also, for nearly all users download speed is much more important than upload speed. Our ranked ordering of internet service providers in Cascade Locks:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1Axxis Communications/Gorge NetworksCable, Fiber100 Mbps100 Mbps91.6%
2CenturyLinkDSL80 Mbps10 Mbps54.8%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%

Cascade Locks OR Internet Access Options

When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does Cascade Locks have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:


Broadband Internet Speeds

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Cascade Locks are compared to Hood River County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Oregon overall?
Average download speeds in Cascade Locks of 24.78 Mbps are faster than the Hood River County average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for Oregon.


Cascade Locks Internet Access Facts

  • DSL internet is available to 68.1% of Cascade Locks residents

  • The average upload speed in Cascade Locks is 4.26 Mbps. This is 42.7% slower than the average in Oregon and 63.3% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • DSL internet is available to 41.6% of the Hood River County population

  • Cable internet is available to 59.9% of Hood River County residents

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 90.9% of Cascade Locks residents

  • The average download speed in Cascade Locks is 90.8% faster than the Hood River County average and 23.5% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps


Internet Access Technologies

DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Cascade Locks residents who have access to each of these technology types.

Internet Service FAQs

Who has the best internet service near me?

Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Axxis Communications/Gorge Networks as the top provider for Cascade Locks, Oregon.

Who has the fastest internet service in Cascade Locks?

Axxis Communications/Gorge Networks and ViaSat with a download speed of 100 Mbps provide the fastest internet service in Cascade Locks.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Cascade Locks, Oregon?

The following zip codes were used: 97014

How do the internet speeds in Cascade Locks compare to other cities in Oregon?

Click through to see how the Cascade Locks broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Beavercreek, Lafayette, Mount Hood Village, Oak Grove, Rainier, Riddle, Tri City

What is DSL internet service?

DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.

Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Cascade Locks, Oregon?

Axxis Communications/Gorge Networks provides broadband internet service to 91.6% of Cascade Locks.

What is cable internet service?

Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.

What download speed do I need to stream movies?

For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.

What internet download speed do I need?

Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Cascade Locks internet service.

Speed Devices Typical Usage
25+ Mbps1-2 devicesWeb browsing
Music streaming
HD video streaming
100+ Mbps3-5 devicesVideo conferencing
4K video streaming
Online gaming
1000+ Mbps6+ devicesMultiple video or 4K streams
Zero latency gaming

Is there DSL internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in Cascade Locks - CenturyLink.

Cascade Locks Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services

Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.


  • 290+ channels
  • Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
  • 4 video package tiers
  • Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
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Hulu Live TV

  • 75+ channels
  • Access to premium Hulu originals
  • Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
  • 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
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YouTube TV

  • 85+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
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DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
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  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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  • 50+ channels
  • 50 hours of DVR storage
  • No annual contracts
  • Up to 4 simultaneous streams across a wide variety of devices
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