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Internet providers in 45817

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 12 MbpsDSL1.167%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable91%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 80 MbpsDSL81%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 50 MbpsCable3.591%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 25 MbpsDSL3.591%
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45817 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 45817 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 45817 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Bluffton, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are nine internet providers serving the 45817 area, and 91.02% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 45817, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 45817

The largest internet providers serving the 45817 ZIP code are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 45817 ZIP code, covering 91% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 81% of the area. Bluffton’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 45817 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

91%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 45817 ZIP code, covering 91% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 45817 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bluffton, $42.16.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bluffton, $1.83.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 45817 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Bluffton's providers, 51 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

81%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 45817 ZIP code, covering 81% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink 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 CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bluffton, $42.16.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bluffton, $1.83.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 80 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 45817 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Bluffton's providers, 51 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 45817 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 45817 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Bluffton, $42.16.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bluffton, $1.83.

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 45817 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Bluffton's providers, 51 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 45817 frequently asked questions

New Knoxville Telephone Company/GoldStar Communications, LLC is the fastest internet provider in the 45817 ZIP code with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.616% of households in 45817. The next fastest internet provider in the 45817 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 91% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in the 45817 ZIP with service starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bluffton, $42.16.

Benton Ridge Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 45817 ZIP code, covering 0.718% of the city.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.