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Internet providers in Port Clinton, OH

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Port Clinton, OH internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL91%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Ohio Telecom $30.00 30 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic47%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Port Clinton internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Port Clinton 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 Port Clinton area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Port Clinton residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 47% of those living in Port Clinton.

There are six internet providers serving the Port Clinton area, and 95.58% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Port Clinton's six internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Port Clinton

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 7 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
Amplex Wireless 26 Mbps 2 Mbps Wireless
Spectrum 52 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Port Clinton

The largest internet providers in Port Clinton are Frontier, Spectrum, and Ohio Telecom bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to Port Clinton.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Port Clinton residents, covering 91% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Port Clinton’s third most-available internet provider, Ohio Telecom, offers fiber-optic to around 47% of Port Clinton residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

91%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Port Clinton covering 91% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Port Clinton 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 $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Port Clinton, $51.65.

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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

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Port Clinton covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Port Clinton 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 Port Clinton, $51.65.

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 Port Clinton, $0.70.

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 Port Clinton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Port Clinton's providers, 229 Mbps.

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Ohio Telecom fiber-optic internet

Provider

Ohio Telecom

Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

100 Mbps

Average availability

47%

Fiber-optic from Ohio Telecom offers broadband to about half of households in Port Clinton covering 47% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Ohio Telecom is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Port Clinton than other internet types.

Internet prices for Ohio Telecom start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Port Clinton, $51.65.

Ohio Telecom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 30 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Port Clinton, $0.70.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Ohio Telecom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 100 Mbps in Port Clinton. These download speeds are available to 47% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Port Clinton's providers, 229 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Port Clinton with download speeds up to 1,00*0 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Port Clinton. The next fastest internet provider in Port Clinton is Ohio Telecom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 47% of the area.

Ohio Telecom offers the cheapest internet in Port Clinton with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Port Clinton, $51.65.

Ohio Telecom is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Port Clinton, covering 47% 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.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.