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Internet providers in 45243

Find internet providers serving the 45243 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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45243 internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Altafiber $39.99 250 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Altafiber $39.99 250 - 1,000 MbpsDSL50%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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45243 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 45243 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 45243 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 96% of those living in the 45243 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 45243 area, and 99.88% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 45243, 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 147 Mbps 19 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 45243

The largest internet providers serving the 45243 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 45243 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Altafiber, which covers 100% of the area. Cincinnati’s third most-available internet provider, Altafiber, offers DSL to around 50% of residents in the 45243 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 45243 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 45243 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 45243 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

100%

Fiber-optic from Altafiber offers broadband to all households in the 45243 ZIP code, covering 100% 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 45243 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 45243 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 DSL internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

50%

DSL from Altafiber offers broadband to about half of households in the 45243 ZIP code, covering 50% 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 45243 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 50% 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 45243 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 45243 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 45243 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 45243 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 45243 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 45243. The next fastest internet provider in the 45243 ZIP code is Altafiber, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Altafiber offers the cheapest internet in the 45243 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 45243 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city.

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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.

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