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Internet providers in Independence, OH

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AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL100%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable22%
WOW - -Cable99%
GTT Communications - -DSL18%
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Independence internet service at a glance

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

There are seven internet providers serving the Independence area, and 99.97% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Independence's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 600 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Independence

The largest internet providers in Independence are AT&T, Spectrum, and Cox bringing DSL and cable options to Independence.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Independence residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Independence’s third most-available internet provider, Cox, offers cable to around 22% of Independence residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Independence covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Independence 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 AT&T start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Independence, $42.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Independence, $1.05.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Independence. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Independence's providers, 101 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Independence residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Independence, $42.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Independence, $1.05.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Independence. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Independence's providers, 101 Mbps.

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Cox cable internet

Provider
Cox
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

22%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to some, but not many households in Independence covering 22% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Independence residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Cox start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Independence, $42.99.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Independence, $1.05.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Independence. These download speeds are available to 22% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Independence's providers, 101 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Independence and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Independence at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Independence at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Independence residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

WOW is the fastest internet provider in Independence with download speeds up to 600 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Independence. The next fastest internet provider in Independence is Cox, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 22% of the area.

Cox offers the cheapest internet in Independence with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Independence, $42.99.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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%.

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.

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.