Madras, OR High Speed Internet Service

There are a total of 6 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Madras, 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 Madras:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1Telephone and Data SystemsCable600 Mbps20 Mbps97.2%
2Sureline Broadbandwireless100 Mbps100 Mbps100.0%
3Webformixwireless40 Mbps10 Mbps100.0%
4ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
5HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
6CenturyLinkDSL, Fiber100 Mbps40 Mbps20.0%

Madras OR Internet Access Options

Studies have shown that the competition from having two or more broadband internet providers in a community leads to lower prices and better overall service.
The chart below graphs the segment of the population which has a choice of internet providers at four different ranges of download speeds.


Broadband Internet Speeds

How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Madras compare to Jefferson County? The average speed in Madras is 15.64 Mbps which is faster than Jefferson County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is slower than the Oregon average of 24.82 Mbps.


Madras Internet Access Facts

  • The average upload speed in Madras is 2.46 Mbps. This is 66.9% slower than the average in Oregon and 78.8% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • The average download speed in Madras is 48.2% faster than the Jefferson County average and 51.7% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in Madras is 2.46 Mbps. This is 2.9% faster than the Jefferson County average and 78.8% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 59.6% of Jefferson County residents

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 3.4% of Jefferson County residents

  • The average internet download speed in Jefferson County is 10.55 Mbps based upon 29760 samples taken in the past year


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 Madras 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 Telephone and Data Systems as the top provider for Madras, Oregon.

Who has the fastest internet service in Madras?

Telephone and Data Systems with a download speed of 600 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Madras.

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

The following zip codes were used: 97741

What internet download speed do I need?

Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Madras 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 Madras compare to other cities in Oregon?

Click through to see how the Madras broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Astoria, Burns, Donald, Hubbard, Mulino, Sheridan, St Helens

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Madras - 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 Madras, Oregon?

Sureline Broadband and Webformix provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Madras.

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.

Madras 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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