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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.006%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL1.039%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsDSL97%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic96%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable99%
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Ontario internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Ontario is comparable to the rest of California - 93%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Ontario area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of Ontario residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 97% of those living in Ontario.

There are seven internet providers serving the Ontario area, and 99.46% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Ontario's seven internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Ontario

The largest internet providers in Ontario are Frontier and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Ontario.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Ontario residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Frontier, which covers 96% of the area. Ontario’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 99% of Ontario residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Ontario covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Ontario to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Ontario, $42.59.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ontario, $0.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Ontario. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Ontario's providers, 297 Mbps.

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Frontier fiber-optic internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Fiber-optic from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Ontario covering 96% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Frontier is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Ontario than other internet types.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Ontario, $42.59.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ontario, $0.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Ontario. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Ontario's providers, 297 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Ontario covering 99% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Ontario residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ontario, $42.59.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ontario, $0.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Ontario. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Ontario's providers, 297 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Ontario, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Ontario, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Ontario and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Ontario at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Ontario at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Ontario residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Ontario with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 0.006% of households in Ontario. The next fastest internet provider in Ontario is Ultimate Internet Access, Inc., offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 62% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Ontario with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ontario, $42.59.

Frontier is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Ontario, covering 96% of the city. Ultimate Internet Access, Inc. also offers fiber internet in Ontario and is available to 62% of households.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.