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Internet Providers in Merlin, Oregon
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Internet Access in Merlin, Oregon
The two most common wired Internet options within Merlin are DSL and Fiber followed by Cable lines. FCC filings show that DSL and Fiber has a 90.41 percent territory in the area, compared with Cable's 65.73 percent penetration.
Viasat Internet offers the widest availability in Merlin. near one hundred percent of Merlin census blocks can get Internet service from them. HughesNet is the most common second option, serving close to one hundred percent of Merlin with Satellite service. HughesNet's strongest package for Merlin is 25 Mbps.
The information listed here comes via provider coverage reports. Then, it's confirmed with private databases to provide more detailed listings than is available from the FCC directly. Information on pricing and speeds of listed broadband plans is sourced by manually collecting thousands of plans every year.
The average household in Merlin has 4 companies serving any given location. Only 19.22 percent of the Merlin population are stuck with one or fewer options for home broadband service.
While the main providers are HughesNet and Viasat, CenturyLink is also in the area with DSL and Fiber coverage for 90 percent of residents and a maximum speed of 100 Mbps. Providers like Outreach Internet can connect their subscribers to as much as 10 Mbps via wireless relays. There are 3 providers with enterprise-level service like T1 and MPLS. Explore the map to compare how many options are available on the census block level, or the "Download Speeds" tab to see how Viasat compares to other local ISPs in speed tests.
Internet Statistics 2021
19.2% of consumers in Merlin400 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 Merlin, Oregon
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||90.4%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Merlin
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Compare Merlin to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Merlin||14 Mbps||7||$0.35 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +520.4 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.41 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +134.8 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +146.6 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +155.5 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +148.1 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|