Internet Providers in Croton, OH

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Residential Internet Statistics for Croton, OH
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $69.99

Internet Access in Croton, Ohio

Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Croton. HughesNet is also commonly available.

In terms of network technologies being used the area, we see that the most widespread hardwired broadband Internet connection types are DSL and Cable, with 95.25% and 53.96% respectively. Television corporations are where customers look for cable home Internet, seeing as they can re-purpose their pre-existing TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect subscribers to the Internet. Croton-area customers of cable ISPs like Spectrum often select it because of the reasonably low pricing for workable speeds. (Compared to DSL, anyway.) DSL Internet service is delivered over telephone wires, and is sold by service providers such as CenturyLink that have existing phone networks. Compared to other copper cables, the twisted copper construction of phone lines allows for lower performance than more modern techs like cable and significantly less than fiber.

The Internet access information on this page comes from FCC coverage reports specific to Croton. Listings here are cross-validated with private data sources and direct provider reporting to provide more granular resources than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting thousands of plans each year.

CenturyLink provides a common alternative to the primary providers, serving Croton with a top download speed of 100 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only option for Internet access in Croton. fixed wireless providers such as Bresco Broadband can offer 50 Mbps via direct wireless hardware. Outside of home Internet, there are 2 companies within Croton marketing specialized enterprise and smb services such as SD-WAN or custom fiber loops. Our search results include every local provider with explicit business packages on their website, but keep in mind that home providers often offer business packages as well.

For a look at how broadband access changes throughout the area, activate the map below. The average density of market competition is 1.71 service providers covering each census block. Unfortunately, this leaves 40.8 percent of residents with inadequate Internet coverage.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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 Croton, Ohio

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Consolidated Fiber 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 17.7%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 54.0%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 95.3%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Croton

Croton Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Croton is the 825th most connected city in Ohio behind Sunbury, Galena, Johnstown, Centerburg, and Alexandria.

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.

Fiber Availability: 5% of people living in Croton 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 59% of Croton 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 Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Croton

Data collected by our market research team shows that many of the top ISPs use data caps on home Internet connections. Data caps are controversial since subscribers view caps as a tactic for limiting streaming services, while providers explain caps are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the culprit is streaming video, which easily consumes 1–7GB per hour.

Compare Croton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Croton 7.9 Mbps 6 $0.95 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +526.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +140.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +152.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +161.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +154.2 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )