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Internet providers in Hamilton, OH

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Hamilton, OH internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Altafiber $39.99 250 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic73%
Altafiber $39.99 250 - 1,000 MbpsDSL30%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Hamilton internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Hamilton 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 Hamilton area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Hamilton residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 85% of those living in Hamilton.

There are five internet providers serving the Hamilton area, and 99.27% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Hamilton'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 Hamilton

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 16 Mbps 3 Mbps Satellite
Spectrum 140 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Hamilton

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

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Hamilton residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Altafiber, which covers 73% of the area. Hamilton’s third most-available internet provider, Altafiber, offers DSL to around 30% of Hamilton 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 Hamilton covering 100% of the area.

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

73%

Fiber-optic from Altafiber offers broadband to most households in Hamilton covering 73% 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 Hamilton 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 Hamilton, $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 Hamilton, $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 Hamilton. These download speeds are available to 73% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hamilton'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

30%

DSL from Altafiber offers broadband to some, but not many households in Hamilton covering 30% of the area.

DSL internet from Altafiber uses telephone lines in Hamilton 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 Hamilton, $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 Hamilton, $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 Hamilton. These download speeds are available to 30% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hamilton's providers, 274 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Hamilton with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Hamilton. The next fastest internet provider in Hamilton is Altafiber, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 73% of the area.

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

Altafiber is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Hamilton, covering 73% of the city.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.