Internet Providers in Akron, Ohio
Residential Internet Statistics for Akron, OH
|Internet Service Providers:||11|
|Plans Start From:||$29.99|
|Top Download Speed:||5 Gbps|
|Fastest Connection Type:||Fiber|
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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 (88.08 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. Fixed wireless companies like Verizon are worth looking at, but the main wired providers are usually a better deal when it comes to speed.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Akron, Ohio
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||5,000 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless||1s||88.1%|
|DSI Stream||200 Mbps||Fiber||40s||0.3%|
|Massillon Cable TV||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s||2.9%|
|Massillon Cable TV||100 Mbps||Cable||1m 21s||0.2%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile 5G Home Internet||182 Mbps||5G Internet||45s||56.2%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||--||10.2%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
1.5% of consumers in Akron4,000 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.
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Map of ISPs in Akron
Compare Akron to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Akron||137 Mbps||15||$0.26 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||581.7 Mbps ( +444.7 Mbps )||21 ( +6 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||172.8 Mbps ( +35.8 Mbps )||17 ( +2 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||199.7 Mbps ( +62.7 Mbps )||17 ( +2 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||202.2 Mbps ( +65.2 Mbps )||24 ( +9 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||196.5 Mbps ( +59.5 Mbps )||10 ( -5 )||$0.37 ( + $0.00 )|