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Internet providers in Elsmere, KY

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Elsmere, KY internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable100%
Cincinnati Bell $44.99 500 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic66%
Cincinnati Bell $44.99 500 - 30 MbpsDSL46%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Elsmere internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Elsmere 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 Elsmere area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Elsmere residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 79% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 66% of those living in Elsmere.

There are four internet providers serving the Elsmere area, and 100.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Elsmere'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 Elsmere

The largest internet providers in Elsmere are Spectrum and Cincinnati Bell bringing cable, fiber-optic, and DSL options to Elsmere.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Elsmere residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Cincinnati Bell, which covers 66% of the area. Elsmere’s third most-available internet provider, Cincinnati Bell, offers DSL to around 46% of Elsmere 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 Elsmere covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Elsmere 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 Elsmere, $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 Elsmere, $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 Elsmere. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Elsmere'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

66%

Fiber-optic from Cincinnati Bell offers broadband to most households in Elsmere covering 66% 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 Elsmere 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 Elsmere, $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 Elsmere, $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 Elsmere. These download speeds are available to 66% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Elsmere'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

46%

DSL from Cincinnati Bell offers broadband to about half of households in Elsmere covering 46% of the area.

DSL internet from Cincinnati Bell uses telephone lines in Elsmere 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 Elsmere, $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 Elsmere, $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 Elsmere. These download speeds are available to 46% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Elsmere's providers, 342 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Elsmere and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Elsmere at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Elsmere at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Elsmere 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 Elsmere with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 66% of households in Elsmere. The next fastest internet provider in Elsmere is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

Cincinnati Bell is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Elsmere, covering 66% of the city.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.