Internet Service Providers in Bay City, Oregon

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Residential Internet Statistics for Bay City, OR
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 31.93 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 1.44%

Internet Access in Bay City, Oregon

Bay City service and availability information listed here comes from Form 477 data and cross-validated against private files. As of 2021, we've processed 1,302 rows of governmental and private data on Internet access within Bay City. We currently have limited speed test information on the Bay City area. We've only seen 38 total records over the last 12 months. With this in mind, residents should take note of official download speeds shown above.

On the census block level, competition between Internet providers averages to 1.97 per household.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the main Internet options in Bay City.

Spectrum is also a commonly available broadband option in Bay City. They offer Cable connections in 98 percent of the area.

In closing: the most common broadband services in Bay City are Cable and DSL. The coverage maps and speed test data below illustrate how the real-world speed test statistics vary when comparing each of the zip codes and providers in Bay City.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Bay City, Oregon

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
CenturyLink 40 Mbps DSL 3m 24s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Bay City, Oregon

  • Spectrum - 98.6% Availability in Bay City - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - 98.1% Availability in Bay City - Speeds up to 40 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Bay City - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Bay City - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Bay City

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Bay City is the 187th most connected city in Oregon ahead of Rockaway Beach and Nehalem, but behind Cloverdale, Tillamook, and Seaside.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Tillamook 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.

Approximately 98% of Bay City residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Tillamook County, approximately 2,000 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 Caps in Bay City

Internet companies have added data caps on their home WiFi and Internet plans. Some major providers in the area — CenturyLink included — have plans with data caps. Data caps as a trend vary widely. They typically can be from 250GB up to a Terabyte or more. Data limits are usually very high, which means that they won't pose a problem for the majority of people. CenturyLink customers in Bay City are advised to confirm data caps while signing up, and not assume the caps based on statements online.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Bay City

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 98.6%+ 940 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 98.1%+ 40 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 940 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 68.1%+ 40 Mbps
CoastCom Fiber 5.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Wave Business Fiber 5.3%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Bay City to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Bay City 31.9 Mbps 4 $0.22 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +317.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +75.2 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +67.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +79.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +83.4 Mbps ) 9 ( +5 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )