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Internet providers in Oberlin, OH

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL92%
Windstream $19.99 10 - 100 MbpsDSL11%
Windstream $75 10 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic2.547%
Cable Co-Op - -Cable60%
Armstrong $29.95 12 - 1,000 MbpsCable2.782%
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Oberlin internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in Oberlin 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 Oberlin area will have access to DSL, which covers 92% of Oberlin residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 61% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.550% of those living in Oberlin.

There are six internet providers serving the Oberlin area, and 59.72% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Oberlin's six internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Oberlin

The largest internet providers in Oberlin are Frontier, Windstream, and HughesNet bringing DSL and satellite options to Oberlin.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Oberlin residents, covering 92% of households. Some will also have the option of DSL from Windstream, which covers 11% of the area. Oberlin’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Oberlin residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Oberlin covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Oberlin 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 Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Oberlin, $37.58.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oberlin, $2.51.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Oberlin. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Oberlin's providers, 251 Mbps.

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Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

11%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to a limited number of households in Oberlin covering 11% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream uses telephone lines in Oberlin 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 Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Oberlin, $37.58.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oberlin, $2.51.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in Oberlin. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Oberlin's providers, 251 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 Oberlin covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Oberlin 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Oberlin, $37.58.

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 Oberlin, $2.51.

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 Oberlin. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Oberlin's providers, 251 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Armstrong is the fastest internet provider in Oberlin with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 2.782% of households in Oberlin. The next fastest internet provider in Oberlin is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 11% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in Oberlin with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Oberlin, $37.58.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Oberlin, covering 2.547% of the city.

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.

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%.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.