Internet Providers in Akron, Ohio

Most Popular Internet Providers in Akron, Ohio:

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  • 1. 1. AT&T Internet
    89.7% Available
    89.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
    Not all internet speeds available in all areas. *See offer details.
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    • Deal
    • Fiber
    • IPBB
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 4
    • Speed Range: 25-940mbps
    • Connection: IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Up to $99 installation cost.
    • Price Range: $35 - $129.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. Spectrum
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    50 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 6
    • Speed Range: 100-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $152.97
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 6 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 4. 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 5. 5. EarthLink
    71.8% Available
    71.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
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    1000 Mbps
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    Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 7-1000mbps
    • Connection: DSL and Fiber
    • Installation: Includes shipping of modem and self-install kit.
    • Price Range: $49.95 - $99.95
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 6. 6. Frontier
    9.6% Available
    9.6%

    Available

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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 30-30mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $49.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 7. 7. FairlawnGig
    4.4% Available
    4.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    2500 Mbps
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    2500 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 300-2500mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $55 - $149
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 8. 8. Massillon Cable TV
    2.5% Available
    2.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
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  • 9. Windstream
    1.5% Available
    1.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    200 Mbps
    Download
    200 Mbps
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-200mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $27 - $55
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 10. DSI Stream
    0.3% Available
    0.3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    200 Mbps
    Download
  • 11. Massillon Cable TV
    0.2% Available
    0.2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    10 Mbps
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-100mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Includes standard installation.
    • Price Range: $46.95 - $89.95
  • 12. Armstrong
    0.1% Available
    0.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    25 Mbps
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Free installation.
    • Price Range: $34.95 - $109.95
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  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View AT&T Wireless Details
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. 2. T-Mobile
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    6 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Akron, Ohio

According to availability data, the average household in Akron has access to 3-4 companies In context, this is a lot of choice in comparison to similar-sized cities in Ohio. Competition is correlated with lower regional pricing.

Taking a look at network technologies being used across Akron, the most prevalent wired broadband connection infrastructures are IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless (89.69 percent coverage) and Cable (close to one hundred percent coverage). Regular cable TV corporations are where customers look for cable home Internet, since they can re-purpose existing coaxial TV cables — which already connect to most homes — to connect customers to the Internet. Akron customers of cable providers like Spectrum overwhelmingly select cable because of the combination of low pricing for workable speeds. (Compared to DSL at any rate.)

The broadband access data on this page is sourced from provider coverage reports, and is enhanced using privatized data sources to create more useful listings than is available from government websites. Speed and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting thousands of plans each year.

Spectrum is the most commonly available Internet option for Akron residents. They are available to close to one hundred percent of Akron. Viasat Internet is the most likely second option, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of local addresses with Satellite service. Viasat's fastest plan in Akron is 35 Mbps.

Besides the Internet options listed above, HughesNet is another option to consider. They have wired broadband in near one hundred percent of the Akron area.

Internet Statistics 2021

4,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Akron, Ohio

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
FairlawnGig 2,500 Mbps Fiber 3s 4.4%
Armstrong 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 0.1%
AT&T Internet 940 Mbps IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless 8s 89.7%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 100.0%
EarthLink 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 71.8%
Windstream 200 Mbps DSL 40s 1.5%
DSI Stream 200 Mbps Fiber 40s 0.3%
Massillon Cable TV 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s 2.5%
Massillon Cable TV 100 Mbps Cable 1m 21s 0.2%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s 9.6%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Akron

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Akron is the 223rd most connected city in Ohio ahead of Cuyahoga Falls, Barberton, Tallmadge, Munroe Falls, and Mogadore.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Fiber Availability: 22% of people living in Akron have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 99% of Akron residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

As of this month, 44305 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Akron.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

Internet Service Access for Education in Akron

University Of Akron Main Campus and Itt Technical Institute-Akron are the largest universities in Akron. For the 24,224 combined students living in the area, fast internet access is a must for obtaining online course materials and conducting research. University Of Akron Main Campus homes have 1 providers available in area on average, while Itt Technical Institute-Akron has nearer to 2. University Of Akron Main Campus students that live around campus can expect to get download speeds of around 30.52 Mbps, according to speed test data in the University Of Akron Main Campus zip. Speeds surrounding Itt Technical Institute-Akron average out to 216.4 Mbps over 10,231 tests run in the past year.
FCC and US Government reports often cite the need to better broadband access for college and high school attendees.

Internet access in Akron neighborhoods

Akron coverage data is available in the following specific local communities: Fairlawn, New Franklin.

Compare Akron to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Akron 125.1 Mbps 15 $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +409.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +2 ) $0.48 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +23.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +2 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +35.5 Mbps ) 15 $0.32 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +44.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +8 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +37 Mbps ) 8 ( -7 ) $0.59 ( + $0.00 )