Internet providers in Ashland, MO

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Ashland internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Ashland is slightly higher than the rest of Missouri - 90%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Ashland area will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of Ashland residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 39% of those living in Ashland.

There are eight internet providers serving the Ashland area, and 96.75% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Ashland's eight internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Ashland

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

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Ashland residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 98% of the area. Ashland’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 10% of Ashland residents.

Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in Ashland covering 97% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ashland, $45.79.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ashland, $1.43.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Ashland. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Ashland's providers, 435 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

40 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Ashland covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Ashland 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 CenturyLink start at $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ashland, $45.79.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ashland, $1.43.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 40 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Ashland. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Ashland's providers, 435 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

10%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in Ashland covering 10% of the area.

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

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ashland, $45.79.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ashland, $1.43.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Ashland. These download speeds are available to 10% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ashland's providers, 435 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. offers 100% availability in Ashland and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Ashland at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is about average for Ashland at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Ashland residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Ashland, MO internet providers

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Provider
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 100 Mbps Cable 97%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 1,000 Mbps Fiber-optic 10%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 40 Mbps DSL 98%
Mediacom $19.99/mo. 60 - 1,000 Mbps Cable 21%
Sho-Me Power Electric Cooperative - - Fiber-optic 34%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Ashland with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 10% of households in Ashland. The next fastest internet provider in Ashland is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 21% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Ashland with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ashland, $45.79.

Sho-Me Power Electric Cooperative is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Ashland, covering 34% of the city. CenturyLink also offers fiber internet in Ashland and is available to 10% of households.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.