Internet providers in Shelby, OH

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Shelby internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Shelby 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 Shelby area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Shelby residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Shelby, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Shelby area, and 99.61% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Shelby's seven internet providers, prices start at $49 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Shelby

The largest internet providers in Shelby are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Shelby.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Shelby residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 91% of the area. Shelby’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Shelby residents.

Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Shelby 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 Shelby, $52.25.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Shelby, $2.38.

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 Shelby. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Shelby's providers, 59 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

91%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Shelby covering 91% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Shelby 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 $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Shelby, $52.25.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Shelby, $2.38.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Shelby. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Shelby's providers, 59 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 Shelby covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Shelby 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Shelby, $52.25.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Shelby, $2.38.

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 Shelby. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Shelby's providers, 59 Mbps.

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Shelby, OH internet providers

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Provider
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 100 Mbps Cable 100%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 100 Mbps DSL 91%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 12 Mbps Satellite 100%
Benton Ridge Telephone Company - - Wireless 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Shelby with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Shelby. The next fastest internet provider in Shelby is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 91% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in Shelby with plans starting at $49/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Shelby, $52.25.

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.

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.

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.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.