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Internet Providers in Phoenix, Oregon
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Internet Access in Phoenix, Oregon
There are two primary network choices within Phoenix — cable (near one hundred percent availability) and DSL (94.43% coverage). Cable Internet access is generally delivered via TV companies via their pre-existing coaxial television lines strung up on utility poles. DSL, similarly, is sent via twisted copper phone wires. Most Phoenix neighborhoods and addresses can access both coaxial cable or DSL service from at least two companies.
Spectrum is also a common Internet choice in Phoenix, offering primarily Cable connections in practically one hundred percent of the area. Umpqua Broadband is another alternative wireless service to near one hundred percent of Phoenix. Keep in mind it needs roof access or line of site with a Umpqua Broadband tower or access point.
Keep in mind, since FCC coverage data is currently collected twice a year and only released six months after, availability shown here may not be complete. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this issue.
Competition between broadband providers in Phoenix is overall strong, with the average home having 4 providers available to them. Access isn't distributed fairly, however. A surprising 5.57 percent of households in the area are limited to one or fewer options.
According to the latest FCC filings, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Phoenix so far as coverage. These ISPs frequently cover the same addresses around Phoenix.
Internet Statistics 2021
5.6% of consumers in Phoenix200 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 Phoenix, Oregon
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||94.4%|
|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 Phoenix
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.
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 and Video Streaming in Phoenix
Data collected by our researchers suggests that popular ISPs currently use data caps on home broadband plans. Data caps are controversial since subscribers view them as a strategy for limiting video streaming. Providers insist that they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the culprit is streaming services, which easily eats up one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Phoenix to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Phoenix||41.9 Mbps||7||$0.85 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +503.7 Mbps )||19 ( +12 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +119.4 Mbps )||18 ( +11 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +139 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +144.7 Mbps )||24 ( +17 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +137.2 Mbps )||9 ( +2 )||$0.39 ( $0.00 )|