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Internet providers in 45701

Find internet providers serving the 45701 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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45701 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL96%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable90%
Nelsonville TV Cable $135.00 15 - 100 MbpsCable4.630%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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45701 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 45701 ZIP code 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 45701 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 91% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.550% of those living in the 45701 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 45701 area, and 89.26% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 45701, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Athens

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 10 Mbps 3 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 97 Mbps 40 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 45701

The largest internet providers serving the 45701 ZIP code are Frontier, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 45701 ZIP code, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 90% of the area. Athens’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 45701 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 45701 ZIP code, covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines 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 Athens, $59.99.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

90%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 45701 ZIP code, covering 90% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 45701 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 Athens, $59.99.

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 Athens, $0.68.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 45701 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Athens's providers, 36 Mbps.

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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 the 45701 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 45701 ZIP 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 Athens, $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 Athens, $0.68.

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 45701 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Athens's providers, 36 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 45701 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 45701 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 90% of households in 45701. The next fastest internet provider in the 45701 ZIP code is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in the 45701 ZIP with service starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Athens, $59.99.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.

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.

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.