Internet Providers in Elmira, Oregon

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Residential Internet Statistics for Elmira, OR
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 9.7 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 16.64%

Internet Access in Elmira, Oregon

Information on this page is calculated from biannual FCC provider territory reporting. We leverage direct provider reports to further validate the data. Plan and pricing data is gathered manually through our data analysis team. We've analyzed and verified 145 Internet plans in and near Elmira. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 646 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the main Internet choices in Elmira.

Looking specifically at the network technology types in Elmira, there are essentially two primary systems: cable (providers such as Spectrum) and DSL (providers like CenturyLink).

Broadband competition in Elmira is relatively high. The majority of homes have at least 3 providers available in their area. This choice isn't distributed equally — a surprising 26.28 percent of the population are still limited to one option for true broadband service.

Aside from the Internet options detailed above, CenturyLink is a third option for wired broadband in virtually one hundred percent of Elmira. Fixed wireless companies such as King Street Wireless and satellite companies including are worth looking at, but the incumbent wired options are usually a stronger value so far as speed.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Elmira with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Elmira is the 171st most connected city in Oregon ahead of Veneta, but behind Junction City, Harrisburg, Eugene, and Monroe.
  • The fastest zip code in Elmira for February 2021 is 97437. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

600 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 Elmira, Oregon

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Elmira, Oregon

  • CenturyLink - 99.8% Availability in Elmira - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 73.7% Availability in Elmira - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Elmira - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Elmira - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Elmira

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Elmira is the 171st most connected city in Oregon ahead of Veneta, but behind Junction City, Harrisburg, Eugene, and Monroe.

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

Approximately 9,000 people in Lane 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 74% of Elmira 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, 97437 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Elmira.

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

In Lane County, approximately 32,000 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 Elmira

Data collected by our researchers suggests that some of the common ISPs use data caps for their residential broadband plans. Data caps are disliked because users see caps as a strategy to stop "cord cutting". Providers insist they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the problem is the same: streaming services, which can use anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Elmira

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 99.8%+ 60 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 99.4%+ 1.0 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 73.7%+ 940 Mbps
XS Media Fixed Wireless 28.5%+ 30 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 60 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 64.3%+ 940 Mbps
Hunter Communications Fiber 0.6%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Elmira to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Elmira 9.7 Mbps 6 $0.22 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +339.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +97.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +90 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +102 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +105.6 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )