Internet Providers in Rufus, OR

Residential Internet Statistics for Rufus, OR
Internet Service Providers: 5
Plans Start From: $29.95
Top Download Speed: 182 Mbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Rufus, Oregon:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. CenturyLink
    96% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    96% Available
  • 2. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    52.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    52.6% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. Rural Technology Group
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *5
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. Gorge Networks
    94.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    94.5% Available
  • 7. 7. GorgeNet
    85.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *5
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    85.3% Available

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Internet Access in Rufus, Oregon

DSL is the only major wired network option with widespread availability at addresses in Rufus proper. According to the most current data, it's available to 95.96 percent of residents. DSL reaches subscribers via twisted copper landline telephone lines you see on telephone poles. This is why DSL usually is provided by landline phone companies, such as CenturyLink.

The level of competition between broadband providers in Rufus is relatively high. The majority of homes have around 3-4 Internet providers available in their area. Access isn't distributed equally, however. A notable 30.88 percent of the population are still limited to one or fewer options.

CenturyLink is another common Internet option in Rufus. They offer mainly DSL service available to 95 percent of the area. Rural Technology Group is another alternative wireless service for close to one hundred percent of the area. Keep in mind it needs roof access or line of site with a Rural Technology Group tower or access point.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Rufus's primary wired Internet providers.

The broadband coverage insights here are based on a mix of government data and privatized data we source from industry sources, or via unlisted third parties. Averaged statistics about speed and performance averages comes from M-Labs. Our market research team has manually validated package price and plan details on 151 Internet offerings within Rufus to date.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Rufus, Oregon

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Gorge Networks 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s 94.5%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 96.0%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 52.6%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Rufus is the 106th most connected city in Oregon ahead of White Salmon, Lyle, and Goldendale, but behind The Dalles and Hood River.

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

Approximately 200 people in Sherman County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 69% of people living in Rufus have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 69% of Rufus residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Sherman County, approximately 400 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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