Internet Service Providers in Colton, Oregon

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Residential Internet Statistics for Colton, OR
Wired Internet Providers: 10
Average Speed Test Result: 35.6 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 4.21%

Internet Access in Colton, Oregon

The most frequently available network technologies in Colton are Satellite networks and Fiber. FCC filings show that Satellite has a virtually one hundred percent territory in the area, compared with the 91.62 percent Fiber service. While traditional cable or DSL are often cheaper, Fiber to the Home (FTTH) networks are a better fit for handling digital data packets, and provide overall faster speeds.

COLTONTEL is also a common Internet option in Colton, offering Fiber connections in 91 percent of the area.

68.58 percent of Colton is currently without a choice when it comes to true broadband Internet service. This is not a shock, seeing as market competition between providers in the area is not strong. Locations in the local area generally have 1-2 options for Internet service, when averaged across the entire population.

We should note here that since FCC coverage data is currently only tallied up twice a year and only released six months after, providers listed may not include the most recent network upgrades or regional changes. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce the lag time.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread Internet option overall. They have Internet coverage reaching close to one hundred percent of Colton residents. HughesNet is available for virtually one hundred percent of the population. The fastest download speed recorded for Viasat is 100 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised up to 25 Mbps. Anything above 10 Mbps is sufficient for streaming SD videos on WiFi, but is likely to become an issue when multiple users try to access high-bandwidth applications like Skype, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. You can explore the coverage map on this page to see how Internet options compare on a granular level.

  • There are 12 internet providers in Colton with 12 of those offering residential service
  • Colton is the 213th most connected city in Oregon behind Oregon City, Mulino, Beavercreek, Molalla, and Eagle Creek.
  • The fastest zip code in Colton for February 2021 is 97017. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021



Colton, OR

2,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Colton, Oregon

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Molalla Communications Company 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
COLTONTEL 150 Mbps Fiber and DSL 54s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Reliance Connects 100 Mbps DSL and Fiber 1m 21s
Beaver Creek Telephone Company 100 Mbps Cable and DSL 1m 21s
Monitor Cooperative Telephone Company 100 Mbps Fiber and DSL 1m 21s
Wave Broadband 940 Mbps Cable 8s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Colton, Oregon

  • COLTONTEL - 91.6% Availability in Colton - Speeds up to 150 Mbps
  • Reliance Connects - 22.9% Availability in Colton - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Beaver Creek Telephone Company - 6.0% Availability in Colton - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Monitor Cooperative Telephone Company - 5.3% Availability in Colton - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Wave - 3.7% Availability in Colton - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Molalla Communications Company - 1.9% Availability in Colton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Colton - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Colton - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Colton

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Colton is the 213th most connected city in Oregon behind Oregon City, Mulino, Beavercreek, Molalla, and Eagle Creek.

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 Clackamas 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.

Fiber Availability: 96% of people living in Colton have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 31% of Colton 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.

As of this month, 97017 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Colton.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Clackamas County, approximately 8,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Colton

Provider Type Coverage Speed
COLTONTEL Fiber and DSL 91.6%+ 150 Mbps
Reliance Connects DSL and Fiber 22.9%+ 100 Mbps
Beaver Creek Telephone Company Cable and DSL 6.0%+ 100 Mbps
Monitor Cooperative Telephone Company Fiber and DSL 5.3%+ 100 Mbps
Wave Broadband Cable 3.7%+ 940 Mbps
Molalla Communications Company Fiber 1.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Reliance Connects DSL and Fiber 35.2%+ 100 Mbps
Wave Business Cable 2.5%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Colton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Colton 35.6 Mbps 12 $0.32 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +313.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +3 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +71.5 Mbps ) 18 ( +6 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +64.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +3 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +76.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +9 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +79.7 Mbps ) 9 ( -3 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )