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Ottawa, OH internet providers

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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 25 MbpsDSL69%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 50 MbpsCable19%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 25 MbpsDSL19%
Glandorf Telephone Co., Inc. - -Fiber-optic4.280%
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Ottawa internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Ottawa 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 Ottawa area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Ottawa residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 4.280% of those living in Ottawa.

There are nine internet providers serving the Ottawa area, and 98.82% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Ottawa's nine internet providers, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Ottawa

The largest internet providers in Ottawa are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and Consolidated Communications bringing cable and DSL options to Ottawa.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Ottawa residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 69% of the area. Ottawa’s third most-available internet provider, Consolidated Communications, offers cable to around 19% of Ottawa 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 Ottawa covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Ottawa 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 Ottawa, $45.00.

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 Ottawa, $1.73.

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 Ottawa. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Ottawa's providers, 50 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

69%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Ottawa covering 69% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Ottawa 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ottawa, $45.00.

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 Ottawa, $1.73.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Ottawa. These download speeds are available to 69% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Ottawa's providers, 50 Mbps.

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Consolidated Communications cable internet

Provider

Consolidated Communications

Starting price*
$25/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

19%

Cable from Consolidated Communications offers broadband to a limited number of households in Ottawa covering 19% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Consolidated Communications start at $25/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Ottawa, $45.00.

Consolidated Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ottawa, $1.73.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Consolidated Communications offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Ottawa. These download speeds are available to 19% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Ottawa's providers, 50 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Ottawa with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Ottawa. The next fastest internet provider in Ottawa is Consolidated Communications, offering download speeds up to 50 Mbps to 19% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in Ottawa with plans starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ottawa, $45.00.

Glandorf Telephone Co., Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Ottawa, covering 4.280% of the city.

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%.

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.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.