Oakridge, Oregon Broadband Internet Service

There are a total of 5 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Oakridge, 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 Oakridge:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1SpectrumCable940 Mbps35 Mbps94.5%
2CenturyLinkDSL, Fiber60 Mbps20 Mbps88.4%
3Emerald Broadbandwireless100 Mbps100 Mbps78.4%
4ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
5HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Oakridge 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 Oakridge have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Oakridge compare to Lane County? The average speed in Oakridge is 26.59 Mbps which is faster than Lane County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the Oregon average of 24.82 Mbps.

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Oakridge Internet Access Facts

  • The average upload speed in Oakridge is 5.86 Mbps. This is 12.3% faster than the Lane County average and 49.5% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 89.9% of Lane County residents

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 16.0% of Lane County residents

  • The average internet download speed in Lane County is 17.65 Mbps based upon 948248 samples taken in the past year

  • The average download speed in Oakridge is 7.1% faster than the average in Oregon and 17.9% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average internet download speed in Oakridge is 26.59 Mbps based upon 6168 measurements taken in the last 12 months

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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 Oakridge 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 Spectrum as the top provider for Oakridge, Oregon.

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

The following zip codes were used: 97463

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

Click through to see how the Oakridge broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Ashland, Clatskanie, Dallas, Durham, Gold Beach, Hines, Jefferson

Who has the fastest internet service in Oakridge?

Spectrum with a download speed of 940 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Oakridge.

Is there DSL internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in Oakridge - CenturyLink.

What is an internet data cap?

Some internet providers on their lowest end plans limit the amount of data that can be downloaded in a month. Like cellular phone plans, when that usage limit is hit, an additional charge is added to the customer's bill. Data caps are typically 1TB or more. In a month you could send 40,000 emails, streaming music 24 hours a data, surf the web 24 hours a day plus stream HD video 12 hours a day and still not hit a 1TB limit. Fewer than 10% of customers hit their data caps in a month.

What is fixed wireless internet service?

Fixed wireless internet is typical used in rural areas where there are no buried telephone or cable lines. An antenna is attached to the home or business which transmits and receives data from access point towers. Download speeds are typically much better than with satellite.

How many broadband service providers are there near me?

Currently there are 5 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Oakridge, OR residents.

What is Mbps?

Mbps is an abbreviation for Megabits Per Second and represents the rate of data transmission. A larger value for download Mbps or upload Mbps means a file will take less time to be sent than it will with an internet connection with a lower Mbps.




Oakridge 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.


Spectrum

  • 125+ channels
  • Flexible packages
  • 85,000 OnDemand titles
  • All plans feature sports, breaking news, movies plus Spectrum Originals
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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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