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Internet providers in 45231

Find internet providers serving the 45231 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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45231 internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Altafiber $39.99 250 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic95%
Altafiber $39.99 250 - 1,000 MbpsDSL40%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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45231 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 45231 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 45231 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 95% of those living in the 45231 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 45231 area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 45231, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Cincinnati

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 123 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 45231

The largest internet providers serving the 45231 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 45231 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Altafiber, which covers 95% of the area. Cincinnati’s third most-available internet provider, Altafiber, offers DSL to around 40% of residents in the 45231 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 45231 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 45231 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 45231 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, 274 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

95%

Fiber-optic from Altafiber offers broadband to nearly all households in the 45231 ZIP code, covering 95% 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 45231 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 45231 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Cincinnati's providers, 274 Mbps.

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Altafiber DSL internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

40%

DSL from Altafiber offers broadband to about half of households in the 45231 ZIP code, covering 40% 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 3 Mbps in 45231 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 40% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Cincinnati's providers, 274 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 45231 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 45231 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 45231 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 45231 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 45231 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 45231. The next fastest internet provider in the 45231 ZIP code is Altafiber, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 95% of the area.

Altafiber offers the cheapest internet in the 45231 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 45231 ZIP code, covering 95% of the city.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

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.

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%.