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Internet providers in 45040

Find internet providers serving the 45040 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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45040 internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL89%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic0.040%
Altafiber $39.99 250 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic88%
Altafiber $39.99 250 - 1,000 MbpsDSL86%
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45040 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 45040 ZIP code 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 45040 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 61% of those living in the 45040 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 45040 area, and 99.99% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 45040, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Mason

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 181 Mbps 102 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 137 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 45040

The largest internet providers serving the 45040 ZIP code are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and Altafiber bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 45040 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 89% of the area. Mason’s third most-available internet provider, Altafiber, offers fiber-optic to around 88% of residents in the 45040 ZIP code.

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 the 45040 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 45040 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Mason, $54.99.

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 Mason, $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 45040 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mason's providers, 493 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

89%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 45040 ZIP code, covering 89% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Mason, $54.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mason, $0.32.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 45040 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mason's providers, 493 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

88%

Fiber-optic from Altafiber offers broadband to nearly all households in the 45040 ZIP code, covering 88% 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 45040 ZIP code 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 Mason, $54.99.

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 Mason, $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 45040 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mason's providers, 493 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 45040 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 45040 and the greater Mason area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Mason at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Mason at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 45040 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 45040 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 45040 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 45040. The next fastest internet provider in the 45040 ZIP code is Altafiber, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 88% of the area.

Altafiber offers the cheapest internet in the 45040 ZIP with service starting at $39.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Mason, $54.99.

Altafiber is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 45040 ZIP code, covering 88% of the city. CenturyLink also offers fiber internet in 45040 and is available to 0.040% of households.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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%.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.