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Internet providers in Fairfield, OH

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Fairfield, OH internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Altafiber $39.99 250 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic79%
Altafiber $39.99 250 - 1,000 MbpsDSL57%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Fairfield internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Fairfield 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 Fairfield area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Fairfield residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 83% of those living in Fairfield.

There are five internet providers serving the Fairfield area, and 98.59% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Fairfield's five internet providers, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Fairfield

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 193 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Fairfield

The largest internet providers in Fairfield are Spectrum and Altafiber bringing cable, fiber-optic, and DSL options to Fairfield.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Fairfield residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Altafiber, which covers 79% of the area. Fairfield’s third most-available internet provider, Altafiber, offers DSL to around 57% of Fairfield residents.

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 Fairfield covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Fairfield 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 Fairfield, $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 Fairfield, $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 Fairfield. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fairfield'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

79%

Fiber-optic from Altafiber offers broadband to most households in Fairfield covering 79% 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 Fairfield 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 Fairfield, $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 Fairfield, $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 Fairfield. These download speeds are available to 79% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fairfield'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

57%

DSL from Altafiber offers broadband to about half of households in Fairfield covering 57% of the area.

DSL internet from Altafiber uses telephone lines in Fairfield 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 Fairfield, $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 Fairfield, $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 Fairfield. These download speeds are available to 57% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fairfield's providers, 274 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Fairfield, you’ll likely have options from cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Fairfield, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Fairfield and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Fairfield at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Fairfield at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Fairfield residents, 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 Fairfield 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 Fairfield cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Fairfield with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Fairfield. The next fastest internet provider in Fairfield is Altafiber, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 79% of the area.

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

Altafiber is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Fairfield, covering 79% 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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

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