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Internet providers in Northwood, OH

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Northwood, OH internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL86%
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL3.419%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable99%
Buckeye Broadband $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable92%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Northwood internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Northwood 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 Northwood area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Northwood residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 86% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.360% of those living in Northwood.

There are seven internet providers serving the Northwood area, and 92.83% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Northwood's seven internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Northwood

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 12 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
Buckeye Broadband 30 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable
Spectrum 125 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Northwood

The largest internet providers in Northwood are AT&T, Spectrum, and Buckeye Broadband bringing DSL and cable options to Northwood.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Northwood residents, covering 86% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 99% of the area. Northwood’s third most-available internet provider, Buckeye Broadband, offers cable to around 92% of Northwood residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

86%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Northwood covering 86% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Northwood 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Northwood, $50.70.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Northwood, $0.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Northwood. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Northwood's providers, 89 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Northwood covering 99% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Northwood 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 Northwood, $50.70.

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 Northwood, $0.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Northwood. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Northwood's providers, 89 Mbps.

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Buckeye Broadband cable internet

Provider

Buckeye Broadband

Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

92%

Cable from Buckeye Broadband offers broadband to nearly all households in Northwood covering 92% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Buckeye Broadband start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Northwood, $50.70.

Buckeye Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Northwood, $0.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Buckeye Broadband offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Northwood. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Northwood's providers, 89 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Northwood with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 86% of households in Northwood. The next fastest internet provider in Northwood is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps* to 99% of the area.

Buckeye Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Northwood with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Northwood, $50.70.

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.

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.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.