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Internet providers in Urbana, OH

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Urbana, OH internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
CT Communications Network $49.99 50 - 200 MbpsDSL100%
CT Communications Network $49.99 50 - 200 MbpsFiber-optic24%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Urbana internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Urbana 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 Urbana area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Urbana residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 27% of those living in Urbana.

There are six internet providers serving the Urbana area, and 99.96% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Urbana's six internet providers, prices start at $39.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Urbana

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CT Communications Network 18 Mbps 3 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 107 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 3 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Urbana

The largest internet providers in Urbana are Spectrum and CT Communications Network bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to Urbana.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Urbana residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CT Communications Network, which covers 100% of the area. Urbana’s third most-available internet provider, CT Communications Network, offers fiber-optic to around 24% of Urbana residents.

Spectrum cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Urbana 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 Urbana, $58.74.

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 Urbana, $0.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Urbana. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Urbana's providers, 98 Mbps.

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CT Communications Network DSL internet

Provider

CT Communications Network

Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from CT Communications Network offers broadband to all households in Urbana covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from CT Communications Network uses telephone lines in Urbana 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 CT Communications Network start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Urbana, $58.74.

CT Communications Network customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 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 Urbana, $0.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CT Communications Network offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Urbana. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Urbana's providers, 98 Mbps.

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CT Communications Network fiber-optic internet

Provider

CT Communications Network

Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

100 Mbps

Average availability

24%

Fiber-optic from CT Communications Network offers broadband to some, but not many households in Urbana covering 24% of the area.

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

Internet prices for CT Communications Network start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Urbana, $58.74.

CT Communications Network customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 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 Urbana, $0.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CT Communications Network offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 100 Mbps in Urbana. These download speeds are available to 24% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Urbana's providers, 98 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Urbana and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Urbana at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Urbana at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Urbana 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 Urbana with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Urbana. The next fastest internet provider in Urbana is CT Communications Network, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Urbana with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Urbana, $58.74.

CT Communications Network is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Urbana, covering 24% of the city.

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.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.