Internet Providers in Cardington, Ohio

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Residential Internet Statistics for Cardington, OH
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 19.69 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 24.03%

Internet Access in Cardington, Ohio

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the most availability in Cardington. HughesNet is also widely available.

CenturyLink is another common broadband choice for Cardington. They offer DSL service available to 91 percent of Cardington. WATCH Communications is another alternative wireless service to 50 percent of local residents. Keep in mind fixed wireless needs roof access and line of site with a WATCH Communications tower or access point.

Since FCC availability data is collected twice annually and only published 6+ months after that, availability shown here may not be complete. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this issue.

Most Cardington households have 2-3 providers that are able to provide service at that address. This is a strong level of competition. It tends to improve prices at a given address. This high level of Internet access isn't universal, however. In fact, a surprising 39.16 of residents still have only one option for broadband Internet service.

DSL is the main network type with coverage around Cardington that buyers should consider. The lack of wired Internet service in Cardington is to blame for low download speed averages, which rank 58.14% under the state average. Thankfully, 19.69 Mbps can handle most high-bandwidth uses including YouTube. Data limits from the incumbent providers around Cardington pose more of an issue for video streaming than Internet speed alone.

Internet Statistics 2021

2,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Cardington, Ohio

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Cardington, Ohio

  • CenturyLink - 91.1% Availability in Cardington - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 66.5% Availability in Cardington - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Frontier - 1.6% Availability in Cardington - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Cardington - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Cardington - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Cardington

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Cardington is the 708th most connected city in Ohio behind Marion, Marengo, Caledonia, Mount Gilead, and Ashley.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Morrow 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 61% of Cardington 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 Morrow County, approximately 9,000 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 Cap Issues in Cardington

Data from our research team shows that some of the common providers in Cardington use data caps on home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial since customers see caps as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting". Providers explain that data caps are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is streaming video, which can consume 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Cardington

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 91.1%+ 60 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 66.5%+ 940 Mbps
WATCH Communications Fixed Wireless 50.8%+ 100 Mbps
Redbird Internet Services Fixed Wireless 27.5%+ 10 Mbps
NexGenAccess Fixed Wireless 14.2%+ 30 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 1.6%+ 115 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Agile Networks Fixed Wireless 36.2%+ 50 Mbps
WATCH Communications Fixed Wireless 70.1%+ 15 Mbps
NexGenAccess Fixed Wireless 26.5%+ 30 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable and Fiber 43.1%+ 940 Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 3.1%+ -- Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 3.0%+ 115 Mbps

Compare Cardington to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Cardington 19.7 Mbps 8 $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +329.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +87.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +80 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +92 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +95.6 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Cardington

Wireless internet

Excellent speed and service support.