Internet Providers in Ashtabula, Ohio

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Residential Internet Statistics for Ashtabula, OH
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 52.65 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.07%

Internet Access in Ashtabula, Ohio

The average Ashtabula census block has access to an average of 2.38 Internet providers. This means that most households in Ashtabula have at least 2-3 options so far as Internet.

The information listed here comes from FCC filings. Listings here are validated using privatized data sources and direct provider reporting to provide more useful resources than is available from government websites. Speed and pricing data is generated through our data team, who collect thousands of plans annually.

Spectrum is a common second choice, serving Ashtabula with 98 percent coverage and a maximum speed of 940 Mbps. There are 4 companies within Ashtabula selling enterprise and business technologies such as T1 and MPLS. Our search results include every local provider with explicit business packages on their site.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) offers the widest availability for Ashtabula residents. practically one hundred percent of Ashtabula census blocks can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is the most likely second choice, serving close to one hundred percent of residents with Satellite service. The fastest plan listed by HughesNet in Ashtabula is 25 Mbps.

The takeaway here is that Ashtabula's broadband Internet infrastructure conforms with a common pattern in US communities: widespread availability of cable and DSL, but only two choices since most houses are stuck with one company for either Internet service. This pattern comes from the fact that Internet service providers started as cable television and phone corporations, and use pre-existing infrastructures to deliver broadband services.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Ashtabula with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Ashtabula is the 616th most connected city in Ohio ahead of Geneva, Kingsville, and Austinburg, but behind Conneaut and Jefferson.
  • The fastest zip code in Ashtabula for February 2021 is 44004. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Ashtabula, Ohio

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
GreatWave Communications 500 Mbps Fiber 16s
Zito Media 200 Mbps Cable 40s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Ashtabula, Ohio

  • Spectrum - 98.4% Availability in Ashtabula - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • GreatWave - 28.0% Availability in Ashtabula - Speeds up to 500 Mbps
  • Zito Media - 2.1% Availability in Ashtabula - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Ashtabula - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Ashtabula - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Ashtabula

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Ashtabula is the 616th most connected city in Ohio ahead of Geneva, Kingsville, and Austinburg, but behind Conneaut and Jefferson.

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

Approximately 300 people in Ashtabula 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.

Fiber Availability: 36% of people living in Ashtabula 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 Ashtabula 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, 44004 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Ashtabula.

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

In Ashtabula County, approximately 7,000 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 in Ashtabula

Data from our market research team shows that popular ISPs use data caps on home broadband connections. Data caps are disliked because customers see them as a tactic for limiting streaming services, while providers insist that they are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. In either case, the culprit is the same: video streaming, which easily uses anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Ashtabula

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 98.4%+ 940 Mbps
GreatWave Communications Fiber 28.0%+ 500 Mbps
Zito Media Cable 2.1%+ 200 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Agile Networks Fixed Wireless 99.4%+ 50 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable and Fiber 100% 940 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 2.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 3.5%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Ashtabula to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Ashtabula 52.7 Mbps 7 $0.67 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +296.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +54.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +47 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +59 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +62.6 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )