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Internet providers in Dayton, KY

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Dayton, KY internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable100%
Cincinnati Bell $44.99 500 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic94%
Cincinnati Bell $44.99 500 - 30 MbpsDSL44%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 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. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 45% 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 $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Dayton

The largest internet providers in Dayton are Spectrum and Cincinnati Bell 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 Cincinnati Bell, which covers 94% of the area. Dayton’s third most-available internet provider, Cincinnati Bell, offers DSL to around 44% of Dayton residents.

Spectrum cable internet

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

300 Mbps

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 $44.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Dayton, $49.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dayton, $0.16.

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 Dayton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Dayton's providers, 342 Mbps.

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Cincinnati Bell fiber-optic internet

Provider

Cincinnati Bell

Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

250 Mbps

Average availability

94%

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

Fiber-optic service from Cincinnati Bell 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 Cincinnati Bell start at $44.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Dayton, $49.99.

Cincinnati Bell customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 500 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.09 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dayton, $0.16.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cincinnati Bell 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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Cincinnati Bell DSL internet

Provider

Cincinnati Bell

Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

44%

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

DSL internet from Cincinnati Bell 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 Cincinnati Bell start at $44.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Dayton, $49.99.

Cincinnati Bell customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 500 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.09 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dayton, $0.16.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cincinnati Bell offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Dayton. These download speeds are available to 44% of the area, and are much slower 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 $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Dayton at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 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

Cincinnati Bell is the fastest internet provider in Dayton with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 94% of households in Dayton. The next fastest internet provider in Dayton is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Dayton with plans starting at $44.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Dayton, $49.99.

Cincinnati Bell 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.

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