Internet Providers in Elyria, OH

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Residential Internet Statistics for Elyria, OH
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 9
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $56.77

Internet Access in Elyria, Ohio

Consumers will find 16 Internet service providers (ISPs) operating in Elyria. There are 3 mobile Internet options and 7 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.

Competition between broadband providers is reasonably robust for Elyria, and the average Elyria census block can access 3-4 ISPs. (3.52 per census block.)

Since FCC coverage data is only tallied up twice a year and only published 6+ months later, provider availability listed below may not reflect the most recent network upgrades or regional changes. Our process incorporates coverage and plan data directly from many major Internet providers to help fix this problem.

When considering the Internet network technologies in Elyria, you have two primary options: cable (Spectrum is an example) and DSL (providers like Windstream).

According to the latest FCC data, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the largest telecoms in Elyria in terms of coverage. As the map below demonstrates, the more common providers frequently overlap in most blocks around Elyria.

  • There are 14 internet providers in Elyria with 7 of those offering residential service
  • Elyria is the 189th most connected city in Ohio ahead of Amherst and Grafton, but behind Avon, North Ridgeville, and Lorain.
  • The fastest zip code in Elyria for April 2021 is 44035. (see all below).

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 Elyria, Ohio

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Windstream 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Windstream 300 Mbps DSL 27s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Elyria, Ohio

  • Windstream - DSL - 99.4% Availability in Elyria - Speeds up to 300 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 99.1% Availability in Elyria - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Windstream - Fiber - 51.9% Availability in Elyria - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - DSL - 2.5% Availability in Elyria - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Elyria - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Elyria - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Elyria

Elyria Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Elyria is the 189th most connected city in Ohio ahead of Amherst and Grafton, but behind Avon, North Ridgeville, and Lorain.

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 Lorain 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: 51% of people living in Elyria 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 Elyria 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, 44035 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Elyria.

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

In Lorain County, approximately 19,000 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 Around Elyria

Data collected by our research team shows that many of the common ISPs place some sort of limit on data use for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are disliked because consumers see them as a tactic to discourage streaming, while providers explain they are a necessary tool for managing heavy network traffic. In either case, the issue is the same: video streaming, which can eat up anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Elyria

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Windstream DSL 99.4%+ 300 Mbps
North Coast Wireless Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 99.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 51.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 2.5%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Agile Networks Fixed Wireless 89.4%+ 50 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
North Coast Wireless Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 20.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 19.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Business Fiber 17.5%+ 940 Mbps
Unite Private Networks Fiber 10.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 1.2%+ 50 Mbps

Compare Elyria to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Elyria 64.6 Mbps 7 $0.26 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +350.8 Mbps ) 16 ( +9 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +54.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +51.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +62.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +63 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Elyria

Ok for email, and Streaming video, not any good for Steam server loses signal.

Have had Windstream for years. Ok for email and works most of the time on video streaming. Only have dual DSL. Works for streaming sometimes then crashes steam server connection. Upload is very slow, like 1.4mbps. It will download at 20mbps max.