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Internet providers in Ashland, OH

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Ashland, OH internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL92%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable1.792%
Armstrong - -Cable92%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Ashland internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Ashland is comparable to the rest of Ohio - 99%, 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 100% of Ashland residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 5.170% of those living in Ashland.

There are five internet providers serving the Ashland area, and 86.06% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Ashland's five internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Ashland

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 22 Mbps 9 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 62 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable
Armstrong 148 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Ashland

The largest internet providers in Ashland are Frontier, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to Ashland.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Ashland residents, covering 92% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Ashland’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Ashland residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Ashland covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier 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 Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Ashland, $59.99.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Ashland covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Ashland where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ashland, $59.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ashland, $0.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Ashland. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Ashland's providers, 46 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$69.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Ashland covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Ashland where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for Viasat start at $69.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Ashland, $59.99.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ashland, $0.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Ashland. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ashland's providers, 46 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Ashland with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 1.792% of households in Ashland. The next fastest internet provider in Ashland is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Ashland with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Ashland, $59.99.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.