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Internet providers in Sidney, OH

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Sidney, OH internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL90%
NKTelco $55.95 6 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic65%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Sidney internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Sidney 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 Sidney area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Sidney residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 89% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 75% of those living in Sidney.

There are six internet providers serving the Sidney area, and 98.11% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Sidney's six internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Sidney

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 103 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 10 Mbps 4 Mbps DSL
Viasat 12 Mbps 3 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Sidney

The largest internet providers in Sidney are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and NKTelco bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to Sidney.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Sidney residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 90% of the area. Sidney’s third most-available internet provider, NKTelco, offers fiber-optic to around 65% of Sidney residents.

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 Sidney covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Sidney, $58.18.

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 Sidney, $0.82.

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 Sidney. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Sidney's providers, 247 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

90%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Sidney covering 90% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Sidney 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 $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Sidney, $58.18.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sidney, $0.82.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Sidney. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Sidney's providers, 247 Mbps.

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NKTelco fiber-optic internet

Provider

NKTelco

Starting price*
$55.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

65%

Fiber-optic from NKTelco offers broadband to most households in Sidney covering 65% of the area.

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

Internet prices for NKTelco start at $55.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Sidney, $58.18.

NKTelco customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $9.33 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sidney, $0.82.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, NKTelco offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Sidney. These download speeds are available to 65% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Sidney's providers, 247 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Sidney and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Sidney at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Sidney at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Sidney 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 Sidney with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Sidney. The next fastest internet provider in Sidney is NKTelco, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 65% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Sidney with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Sidney, $58.18.

NKTelco is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Sidney, covering 65% of the city.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

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.

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.