Internet Providers in Forest, OH
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Residential Internet Statistics for Forest, OH
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$58.49|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Forest, Ohio
Internet Access in Forest, Ohio
Forest currently has two common Internet service providers (ISPs): Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. Their network has speeds as high as 100 Mbps and coverage in practically one hundred percent of the city. HughesNet mostly provides Satellite, with availability for virtually one hundred percent of the area and advertise download speeds of 25 Mbps.
The information listed here comes via FCC coverage reports, and is using private databases and direct provider reporting to provide more detailed resources than is available from government websites. Speeds and pricing data is generated by our data analysis division, who collect tens of thousands of data points every year.
In terms of network technologies installed in the Forest area, the most frequently available hardwired broadband Internet connection varieties are DSL (57.88 percent coverage) and Cable (55.63 percent coverage). Cable Internet is marketed by former cable TV providers, using preexisting TV network connections. Forest-area customers of cable ISPs such as Spectrum often pick it because of the combination of low pricing for decent speeds. (At least, compared to DSL.) DSL is transmitted via twisted copper telephone wires up on utility poles, and comes from service providers such as Frontier Communications that own copper phone lines. DSL is the slowest of all major wired Internet options.
The average home in Forest will have 4-5 companies serving their address, or precisely 4.23 providers per census block. Only 51.55 percent of the Forest population are limited to one choice for residential broadband.
While the main ISPs are Viasat and HughesNet, Frontier Communications is also in the area with availability for 57 percent of residents and a recorded top speed of 12 Mbps. Fixed wireless providers like WATCH Communications can connect you to as much as 15 Mbps using direct wireless relays. Explore the interactive map below to see how many options are available on the census block level.
Internet Statistics 2021
51.6% of consumers in Forest1,000 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 Forest, Ohio
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||1m 11s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Forest, Ohio
- Frontier - DSL - 57.9% Availability in Forest - Call For Speed Availability
- Spectrum - Cable - 55.6% Availability in Forest - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Windstream - DSL - 6.9% Availability in Forest - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Forest - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Forest - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Forest
|WATCH Communications||Fixed Wireless||100%||100 Mbps|
|HDER LINK||Fixed Wireless||100%||100 Mbps|
|Byhalia.net||Fixed Wireless||91.5%+||25 Mbps|
|Frontier Communications||DSL||57.9%+||Call For Speed Availability|
|NKTelco Wireless||Fixed Wireless||6.8%+||300 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||100%||Call For Speed Availability|
|WATCH Communications||Fixed Wireless||100%||15 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Cable||62.5%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Independents Fiber Network||Fiber||47.7%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Forest to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Forest||3.4 Mbps||9||$1.04 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +412 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.54 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +115.5 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +112.8 Mbps )||14 ( +5 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +124 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +124.2 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|