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Internet providers in Dayton, KY

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Dayton, KY internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Altafiber $39.99 250 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic94%
Altafiber $39.99 250 - 1,000 MbpsDSL44%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Dayton internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Dayton is comparable to the rest of Kentucky - 98%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Dayton area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Dayton residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 98% of those living in Dayton.

There are four internet providers serving the Dayton area, and 99.45% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Dayton's four internet providers, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Dayton

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 181 Mbps 25 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Dayton

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

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Dayton residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Altafiber, which covers 94% of the area. Dayton’s third most-available internet provider, Altafiber, offers DSL to around 44% of Dayton residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Dayton covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Dayton, $56.24.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dayton, $0.27.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Dayton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dayton's providers, 342 Mbps.

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Altafiber fiber-optic internet

Provider
Altafiber
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

250 Mbps

Average availability

94%

Fiber-optic from Altafiber offers broadband to nearly all households in Dayton covering 94% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Altafiber start at $39.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Dayton, $56.24.

Altafiber customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 250 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.16 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dayton, $0.27.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Altafiber offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 250 Mbps in Dayton. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dayton's providers, 342 Mbps.

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Altafiber DSL internet

Provider
Altafiber
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

44%

DSL from Altafiber offers broadband to about half of households in Dayton covering 44% of the area.

DSL internet from Altafiber uses telephone lines in Dayton 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 Altafiber start at $39.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Dayton, $56.24.

Altafiber customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 250 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.16 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dayton, $0.27.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Altafiber offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Dayton. These download speeds are available to 44% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dayton's providers, 342 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Dayton and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Dayton at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Dayton at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Dayton residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Dayton with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Dayton. The next fastest internet provider in Dayton is Altafiber, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 94% of the area.

Altafiber offers the cheapest internet in Dayton with plans starting at $39.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Dayton, $56.24.

Altafiber is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Dayton, covering 94% of the city.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

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