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Internet providers in Akron, PA

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Akron, PA internet providers

Provider
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL99%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsCable18%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.184%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic100%
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Akron internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Akron is comparable to the rest of Pennsylvania - 98%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Akron area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Akron 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 95% of those living in Akron.

There are five internet providers serving the Akron area, and 99.41% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Akron's five internet providers, prices start at $34.95 and available download speeds reach up to 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Akron

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Windstream 68 Mbps 39 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Akron

The largest internet providers in Akron are Blue Ridge Communications and HughesNet bringing cable, fiber-optic, and satellite options to Akron.

Cable internet from Blue Ridge Communications is available to nearly all Akron residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Blue Ridge Communications, which covers 100% of the area. Akron’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Akron residents.

Blue Ridge Communications cable internet

Provider

Blue Ridge Communications

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Blue Ridge Communications offers broadband to all households in Akron covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Blue Ridge Communications start at $34.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Akron, $58.73.

Blue Ridge Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.35 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Akron, $0.70.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Blue Ridge Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Akron. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Akron's providers, 292 Mbps.

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Blue Ridge Communications fiber-optic internet

Provider

Blue Ridge Communications

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Blue Ridge Communications offers broadband to all households in Akron covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Blue Ridge Communications start at $34.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Akron, $58.73.

Blue Ridge Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.35 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Akron, $0.70.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Blue Ridge Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Akron. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Akron's providers, 292 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Akron covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Akron 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Akron, $58.73.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Akron, $0.70.

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 Akron. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Akron's providers, 292 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Windstream is the fastest internet provider in Akron with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Akron. The next fastest internet provider in Akron is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps to 18% of the area.

Blue Ridge Communications offers the cheapest internet in Akron with plans starting at $34.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Akron, $58.73.

Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Akron, covering 100% of the city. Windstream also offers fiber internet in Akron and is available to 1.184% of households.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.