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Internet providers in Forest Park, OH

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Forest Park, OH 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 MbpsDSL28%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Forest Park internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Forest Park 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 Forest Park area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Forest Park residents. 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 100% of those living in Forest Park.

There are five internet providers serving the Forest Park area, and 99.91% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Forest Park's five internet providers, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Forest Park

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

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Forest Park residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Altafiber, which covers 100% of the area. Forest Park’s third most-available internet provider, Altafiber, offers DSL to around 28% of Forest Park 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 Forest Park covering 100% of the area.

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

28%

DSL from Altafiber offers broadband to some, but not many households in Forest Park covering 28% of the area.

DSL internet from Altafiber uses telephone lines in Forest Park 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 Forest Park, $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 Forest Park, $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 Forest Park. These download speeds are available to 28% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Forest Park's providers, 274 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Forest Park with download speeds up to 1,00*0 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Forest Park. The next fastest internet provider in Forest Park is Altafiber, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

Altafiber is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Forest Park, covering 100% of the city.

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 internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.