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Internet providers in Lorain, OH

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Lorain, OH internet providers

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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic2.618%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 80 MbpsDSL89%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 5 MbpsSatellite100%
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Lorain internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Lorain 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 Lorain area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Lorain 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 2.620% of those living in Lorain.

There are four internet providers serving the Lorain area, and 99.74% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Lorain's four internet providers, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Lorain

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

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Lorain residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 89% of the area. Lorain’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Lorain residents.

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 Lorain covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Lorain, $50.00.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lorain, $1.67.

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 Lorain. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Lorain's providers, 78 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

80 Mbps

Average availability

89%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Lorain covering 89% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Lorain 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 CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Lorain, $50.00.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lorain, $1.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 80 Mbps and upload speeds up to 80 Mbps in Lorain. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Lorain's providers, 78 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Lorain covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Lorain 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Lorain, $50.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lorain, $1.67.

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 Lorain. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Lorain's providers, 78 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Lorain with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Lorain. The next fastest internet provider in Lorain is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 2.618% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Lorain with plans starting at $44.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Lorain, $50.00.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Lorain, covering 2.618% of the city.

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.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.