Portland Consumers Received Speeds 29% Faster than CenturyLink. Based on Consumer Testing of Internet Provider Services Median Download Speeds of 173 Mbps in Oregon Were Faster. Than Other Providers in the State.
Global network intelligence and connectivity insights leader, Ookla® has named Xfinity the fastest Internet provider in Oregon and in the Portland metro area specifically. The recently published Speedtest Global Index rankings, based upon consumer testing of Internet services in the United States in Q2 2022 through Ookla’s speed test website, showed Xfinity coming out on top in 12 states across the country, more than any other provider by a wide margin.
Xfinity’s median consumer tested download speeds of 173 megabits per second (Mbps) across Oregon were faster than the median speeds tested by the next closest provider. And Xfinity customers in Portland received speeds 29% faster than CenturyLink. With more than 81,000 tests performed during the quarter in Oregon, Ookla’s report also provides a real-time view into the Internet speeds that consumers are actually experiencing based on the service tiers they select.
“Consumers are using more connected devices in their homes than ever before,” said David Tashjian, Regional Senior Vice-President of Comcast Oregon/SW Washington. “We’ve invested billions into our network to deliver our fastest speeds throughout our region and across the country. We are committed to delivering the best possible connectivity experience and will continue to exceed our customers’ growing demand for fast, reliable, and secure Internet connections.”
“I am so proud to work with an incredible local network team who work tirelessly to make sure that communities in Oregon have access to fast and reliable connections,” said Jacob Mitchell, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing for Xfinity. “We have built a network that delivers our full range of speeds to everyone everywhere Comcast delivers service, providing more choices for our customers based on what they need to power their home.”
Xfinity Internet provides an unbeatable connectivity experience with the fastest download speeds, advanced cybersecurity protection, and total control over all the devices connected over WiFi in the home. Recently, Comcast began rolling out its Supersonic Gateway, capable of delivering speeds faster than a Gig and three times more capacity to connect hundreds of devices simultaneously. The new Supersonic WiFi gateway is WiFi 6E capable and is now available to Xfinity Internet Gigabit and Ultrafast customers across the U.S.
Faster speeds will be just one of the consumer benefits made possible through Comcast’s continued efforts to evolve its entire network to 10G. 10G is a next-generation technology platform supported by a global collaboration of companies in the Internet industry focused on building networks that stay ahead of consumer demand for connectivity. In addition to enabling multi-gig symmetrical connections, 10G efforts will provide even greater network reliability, lower latency, faster troubleshooting, and increased energy efficiency. More information about the industry’s efforts toward a 10G future can be found here.
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