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Internet providers in Wilmington, OH

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL94%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
Cincinnati Bell $34.99 5 - 5 MbpsDSL29%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Wilmington internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Wilmington 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 Wilmington area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Wilmington residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Wilmington, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Wilmington area, and 94.30% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Wilmington's six internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Wilmington

The largest internet providers in Wilmington are Frontier, Spectrum, and Cincinnati Bell bringing DSL and cable options to Wilmington.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Wilmington residents, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Wilmington’s third most-available internet provider, Cincinnati Bell, offers DSL to around 29% of Wilmington residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Wilmington covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Wilmington 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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Wilmington, $43.59.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wilmington, $1.98.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Wilmington. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Wilmington's providers, 73 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Wilmington 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 Wilmington, $43.59.

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 Wilmington, $1.98.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Wilmington. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Wilmington's providers, 73 Mbps.

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Cincinnati Bell DSL internet

Provider

Cincinnati Bell

Starting price*
$34.99/mo.
Max download speed

5 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

29%

DSL from Cincinnati Bell offers broadband to some, but not many households in Wilmington covering 29% of the area.

DSL internet from Cincinnati Bell uses telephone lines in Wilmington 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 Cincinnati Bell start at $34.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Wilmington, $43.59.

Cincinnati Bell customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 5 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $7.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wilmington, $1.98.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cincinnati Bell offers download speeds up to 5 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Wilmington. These download speeds are available to 29% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Wilmington's providers, 73 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Wilmington and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Wilmington at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Wilmington at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Wilmington 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 Wilmington with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Wilmington. The next fastest internet provider in Wilmington is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Wilmington with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Wilmington, $43.59.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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.

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%.

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.