Internet Service Providers in Oakland, Oregon
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Residential Internet Statistics for Oakland, OR
|Wired Internet Providers:||4|
|Average Speed Test Result:||57.56 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||5.92%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Oakland, Oregon
Internet Access in Oakland, Oregon
Broadband competition in Oakland is above average compared to other Oregon cities, with are 3.11 providers per census block on average. Oakland is currently the 105th most connected city in Oregon. (Measured by number of providers servicing each local address) As it stands, only 15.52 percent of Oakland residents are limited to fewer than two choices for Internet service.
DSL Internet providers such as CenturyLink deliver Internet service via telephone lines, which is why it frequently comes through telecom corporations that historically offered phone service. DSL network technology is accessible by 88.12 percent of addresses in Oakland. copper DSL lines have limited bandwidth when compared to those used for cable or fiber, which results in reduced download and upload speeds. This is one of the reasons average speeds in Oakland perform beneath the state average, coming in with 57.56 Mbps, as opposed to the 85.48 Mbps average speed in Oregon overall.
We should note here that since FCC availability data is only tallied up twice annually and only published 6+ months after filing, availability shown here may not be complete. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this issue.
Douglas Fast Net is also a common Internet option in Oakland. They offer primarily Fiber connections with coverage in 93 percent of Oakland. Umpqua Broadband offers an alternative wireless service worth taking note of to 70 percent of the local area. Keep in mind that this option has to have roof access and line of site with a Umpqua Broadband tower or access point.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread Internet option overall. They offer coverage reaching virtually one hundred percent of Oakland residents. HughesNet, in contrast, has registered availability to virtually one hundred percent of the population. The fastest download speed recorded for Viasat is up to 100 Mbps, while HughesNet offers packages up to 25 Mbps. Any speed above 10 Mbps will be sufficient to stream standard definition video over WiFi. However, it may become challenging for large households or modern apps such as video chat, cloud apps, and etc. You can explore our availability maps on this page to compare Internet options at the census block level in Oakland.
Internet Statistics 2021
15.5% of consumers in Oakland600 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 Oakland, Oregon
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Douglas Fast Net||1,000 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|CenturyLink||60 Mbps||DSL||2m 16s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Oakland, Oregon
- DFN - 93.4% Availability in Oakland - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- CenturyLink - 56.6% Availability in Oakland - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
- Spectrum - 38.2% Availability in Oakland - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Oakland - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Oakland - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
Data Caps in Oakland
ISPs have been moving to add "data caps" on their residential Internet packages in recent years. Some major ISPs in Oakland — CenturyLink included — have plans with data caps, according to the most recent plan data. Data caps as a trend fall on a wide range, and can be anywhere from 250GB to one Terabyte. Data limits are generally quite high, which means that they won't affect most people. Fiber packages often don't feature caps. Check for fiber near you through the zip search tool above.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Oakland
|Douglas Fast Net||Fiber and DSL||93.4%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Umpqua Broadband||Fixed Wireless||70.6%+||25 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Douglas Fast Net||Fiber||100%||1,000 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||DSL||29.0%+||60 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Cable||3.6%+||940 Mbps|
Compare Oakland to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Oakland||57.6 Mbps||7||$0.27 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +291.5 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +49.5 Mbps )||18 ( +11 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +42.1 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +54.1 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.21 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +57.7 Mbps )||9 ( +2 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|