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Internet providers in Dover, OH

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Dover, OH internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL91%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
Benton Ridge Telephone - -Wireless100%
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Dover internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Dover 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 Dover area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Dover residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Dover, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Dover area, and 91.81% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Dover's five internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Dover

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 369 Mbps 3 Mbps Cable
Frontier 2 Mbps 4 Mbps DSL
Viasat 22 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Dover

The largest internet providers in Dover are Frontier, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Dover.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Dover residents, covering 91% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Dover’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Dover residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

91%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Dover covering 91% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Dover 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 Dover, $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

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Dover covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Dover 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 Dover, $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 Dover, $0.54.

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 Dover. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dover's providers, 46 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 Dover covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Dover 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 Dover, $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 Dover, $0.54.

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 Dover. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Dover's providers, 46 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

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

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

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%.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.