Best Columbia City Internet Service Providers

There are a total of 4 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Columbia City, 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 Columbia City:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1XfinityCable987 Mbps35 Mbps96.9%
2CenturyLinkDSL, Fiber940 Mbps940 Mbps79.0%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Columbia City OR Internet Access Options

More internet service competition in a city encourages providers to continue to build out and improve their network in addition to keeping prices fair.
The following represents the percentage of population in Columbia City which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Columbia City compare to Columbia County? The average speed in Columbia City is 5.65 Mbps which is slower than Columbia County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is slower than the Oregon average of 24.82 Mbps.

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Columbia City Internet Access Facts

  • Cable internet is available to 96.8% of the Columbia City population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 27.5% of Columbia City residents

  • There are 4 residential internet providers in Columbia City, OR providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Columbia City is 61.2% slower than the Columbia County average and 82.6% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average internet download speed in Columbia City is 5.65 Mbps based upon 136 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • DSL internet is available to 80.4% of Columbia City residents

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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 Columbia City 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 Xfinity as the top provider for Columbia City, Oregon.

Who has the fastest internet service in Columbia City?

Xfinity with a download speed of 987 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Columbia City.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Columbia City, Oregon?

The following zip codes were used: 97018 and 97051

What internet download speed do I need?

Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Columbia City 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

How do the internet speeds in Columbia City compare to other cities in Oregon?

Click through to see how the Columbia City broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Bethany, Durham, Enterprise, Gladstone, Hayesville, Pilot Rock, Winston

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Columbia City - CenturyLink.

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 Columbia City, Oregon?

Xfinity provides broadband internet service to 96.9% of Columbia City.

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.




Columbia City 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.


Xfinity

  • 260+ channels
  • Award winning voice remote
  • Customize your plan
  • Watch TV, DVR and OnDemand anywhere with the Xfinity Stream app
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DISH

  • 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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fuboTV

  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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