Best Vale Internet Service Providers

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

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1SparklightCable1000 Mbps50 Mbps93.4%
2Rise Broadbandwireless50 Mbps10 Mbps100.0%
3Safelink Internetwireless25 Mbps5 Mbps100.0%
4ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
5HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Vale 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 Vale 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

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Vale are compared to Malheur County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Oregon overall?
Average download speeds in Vale of 9.52 Mbps are slower than the Malheur County average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for Oregon.

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Vale Internet Access Facts

  • Cable internet is available to 93.4% of the Vale population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 0.0% of Vale residents

  • There are 5 residential internet providers in Vale, OR providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Vale is 23.7% slower than the Malheur County average and 70.6% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average internet download speed in Vale is 9.52 Mbps based upon 2720 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • DSL internet is available to 100.0% of Vale 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 Vale 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 Sparklight as the top provider for Vale, Oregon.

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

Click through to see how the Vale broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Creswell, Hines, Independence, La Grande, Myrtle Creek, Phoenix, St Helens

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

The following zip codes were used: 97918

Who has the fastest internet service in Vale?

Sparklight with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Vale.

Is there DSL internet service near me?

Unlikely. Our records indicate there are no DSL providers that offer coverage to more than 15% of residents in Vale, Oregon.

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.




Vale 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.


Sparklight

  • 100+ channels
  • 200 hours of cloud DVR
  • 2 TV plans
  • No cable box required. Streams on Amazon Fire, Apple TV, Google-powered smart TVs or similiar
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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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