Internet Providers in Alexandria, OH

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Residential Internet Statistics for Alexandria, OH
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $63.33

Internet Access in Alexandria, Ohio

Alexandria features only two major Internet technology choices to understand: cable (74.63% coverage) and DSL (98.08% coverage). Cable broadband is generally delivered from traditional cable TV companies using their pre-existing coaxial copper television wires strung up on utility poles. DSL is sent over landline phone lines. The majority of Alexandria street addresses can access cable service and DSL service from at least two Internet companies.

According to recent FCC reports, 22.54 percent of Alexandria households (500 residents total) have only one option for home broadband.

Viasat Internet offers the widest availability for Alexandria residents. They are available to near one hundred percent of Alexandria census blocks. HughesNet is the most likely second choice, with coverage in practically one hundred percent of residents with Satellite service. The fastest package advertised by HughesNet in Alexandria is 25 megabits per second.

CenturyLink is a common alternative, serving Alexandria with 97 percent coverage and a top download speed of 100 Mbps. Aside from residential Internet, there are 2 providers in the city offering enterprise-level subscriptions such as SD-WAN. Our search results include all providers with business packages advertised on their website, although some can connect both home and business broadband.

The Internet coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on governmental data from the FCC and private data we collect from telecom industry sources. Average statistics about speed data is sourced via M-Labs, which is a speed test tool shown within BroadbandNow as well as Google search results. The BroadbandNow research team has hand-validated package pricing on 247 broadband deals within the Alexandria market to date.

Internet Statistics 2021

500 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 Alexandria, Ohio

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Windstream 200 Mbps DSL 40s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Alexandria, Ohio

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 97.3% Availability in Alexandria - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 74.6% Availability in Alexandria - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Windstream - DSL - 4.6% Availability in Alexandria - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Alexandria - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Alexandria - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Alexandria

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Alexandria is the 686th most connected city in Ohio behind New Albany, Pataskala, Johnstown, Granville, and Newark.

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

Approximately 600 people in Licking County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 77% of Alexandria 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.

In Licking County, approximately 5,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Caps and Cord Cutting in Alexandria

Data from our market research team shows that some of the top providers in Alexandria currently place a limit on streaming on home Internet connections. Data caps are controversial because customers view caps as a tactic for limiting streaming services, while providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the problem is over-the-top streaming, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Alexandria

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 97.3%+ 100 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 74.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Windstream DSL 4.6%+ 200 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Agile Networks Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 74.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 22.6%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Alexandria to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Alexandria 8 Mbps 5 $0.95 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +407.4 Mbps ) 16 ( +11 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +110.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +108.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +119.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +119.6 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.36 ( $0.00 )