Internet Providers in Adams, Oregon

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Residential Internet Statistics for Adams, OR
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 0 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 20 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 100%

Internet Access in Adams, Oregon

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the most availability in Adams. HughesNet is also widely available.

CenturyLink provides an second choice. They offer 51 percent local availability and a top download speed of 10 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only choice for Internet access for residents of Adams. fixed wireless providers like Wtechlink are able to reach 10 Mbps using wireless hardware.

The information listed here is sourced via FCC reports specific to Adams, and is enhanced with privatized data sources to output more detailed listings than is available from government websites. Data on speeds and pricing of listed Internet plans is sourced through our data analysis experts, who gather tens of thousands of data points every year.

In terms of network tech installed in the Adams area, the most prevalent physical wire Internet connection types are DSL (51.90 percent coverage) and Satellite (virtually one hundred percent coverage). DSL service is transmitted via twisted copper telephone wires up on utility poles, and is sold by providers like CenturyLink that own copper phone lines. DSL underperforms when compared with all major wired broadband services.

For more info, activate the map below and use the zoom tools to explore. You'll find that the average amount of broadband availability is 1.24 companies in each census block. This leaves 100 percent of consumers with only one option, or no coverage at all.

Internet Statistics 2021

800 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Adams, Oregon

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
CenturyLink 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s
Helix Telephone Company 9 Mbps DSL 15m 10s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Adams, Oregon

  • CenturyLink - 51.9% Availability in Adams - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • Helix Telephone Company - 1.4% Availability in Adams - Speeds up to 9 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Adams - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Adams - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Adams

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Adams is the 276th most connected city in Oregon behind College Place, Walla Walla, Pendleton, Milton Freewater, and Pilot Rock.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 3,000 people in Umatilla County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

In Umatilla County, approximately 9,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Cap Issues in Adams

Data from our researchers suggests that some of the top ISPs in Adams currently use data caps for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue because customers view caps as a strategy to limit streaming. Providers maintain that caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which can consume 1–7GB/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Adams

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Wtechlink Fixed Wireless 71.0%+ 50 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 51.9%+ 20 Mbps
Helix Telephone Company DSL 1.4%+ 9 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 40 Mbps