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Internet providers in 45218

Find internet providers serving the 45218 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Altafiber $39.99 250 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic84%
Altafiber $39.99 250 - 1,000 MbpsDSL64%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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45218 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 45218 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 45218 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 91% of those living in the 45218 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 45218 area. Among five internet providers in 45218, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 45218

The largest internet providers serving the 45218 ZIP code are Spectrum and Altafiber bringing cable, fiber-optic, and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 45218 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Altafiber, which covers 84% of the area. Cincinnati’s third most-available internet provider, Altafiber, offers DSL to around 64% of residents in the 45218 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 45218 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 45218 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 Cincinnati, $53.98.

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 Cincinnati, $0.32.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 45218 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Cincinnati's providers, 270 Mbps.

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Altafiber fiber-optic internet

Provider
Altafiber
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

250 Mbps

Average availability

84%

Fiber-optic from Altafiber offers broadband to nearly all households in the 45218 ZIP code, covering 84% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Altafiber is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 45218 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Altafiber start at $39.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Cincinnati, $53.98.

Altafiber customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 250 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.16 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cincinnati, $0.32.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Altafiber offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 250 Mbps in 45218 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 84% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Cincinnati's providers, 270 Mbps.

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Altafiber DSL internet

Provider
Altafiber
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

64%

DSL from Altafiber offers broadband to most households in the 45218 ZIP code, covering 64% of the area.

DSL internet from Altafiber 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 Altafiber start at $39.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Cincinnati, $53.98.

Altafiber customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 250 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.16 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cincinnati, $0.32.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Altafiber offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in 45218 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 64% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Cincinnati's providers, 270 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 45218 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 45218 and the greater Cincinnati area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Cincinnati at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Cincinnati at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 45218 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Cincinnati may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Cincinnati cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers.

Internet providers in 45218 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 45218 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 45218. The next fastest internet provider in the 45218 ZIP code is Altafiber, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 84% of the area.

Altafiber offers the cheapest internet in the 45218 ZIP with service starting at $39.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Cincinnati, $53.98.

Altafiber is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 45218 ZIP code, covering 84% of the city.

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.

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.

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.