North Plains, OR High Speed Internet Service
There are a total of 5 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of North Plains, 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 North Plains:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Xfinity||Cable||987 Mbps||35 Mbps||99.4%|
|2||CenturyLink||Fiber||940 Mbps||940 Mbps||20.0%|
|3||Whiz to Coho||wireless||100 Mbps||100 Mbps||100.0%|
|4||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|5||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
North Plains 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 North Plains 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
For most users, the average download speed of their internet service is more important than their upload speed. However, upload speed plays at least some role for all users.
Average upload speeds in North Plains of 1.92 Mbps are slower than the Washington County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for Oregon.
North Plains Internet Access Facts
Cable internet is available to 95.9% of Washington County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 91.6% of Washington County residents
The average internet download speed in Washington County is 25.71 Mbps based upon 2474904 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in North Plains is 71.2% slower than the average in Oregon and 77.9% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in North Plains is 1.92 Mbps. This is 78.3% slower than the Washington County average and 83.4% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Fiber optic internet is available to 59.6% of North Plains residents
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 North Plains 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 North Plains, Oregon.
Who has the fastest internet service in North Plains?
Xfinity with a download speed of 987 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in North Plains.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for North Plains, Oregon?
The following zip codes were used: 97133
What internet download speed do I need?
Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new North Plains internet service.
|25+ Mbps||1-2 devices||Web browsing|
HD video streaming
|100+ Mbps||3-5 devices||Video conferencing|
4K video streaming
|1000+ Mbps||6+ devices||Multiple video or 4K streams|
Zero latency gaming
How do the internet speeds in North Plains compare to other cities in Oregon?
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in North Plains - 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 North Plains, Oregon?
Whiz to Coho provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of North Plains.
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.
North Plains 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.
- 260+ channels
- Award winning voice remote
- Customize your plan
- Watch TV, DVR and OnDemand anywhere with the Xfinity Stream app
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
- 85+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app