Internet Providers in Heath, Ohio

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Residential Internet Statistics for Heath, OH
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 93.92 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 5.93%

Internet Access in Heath, Ohio

Data below is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual provider territory reports. We leverage direct provider coverage reports and other privatized data to further validate and enhance the information. Plane and pricing data on BroadbandNow is collected manually by our data science division. To date, we've analyzed 326 broadband plans in the area around Heath. Real-world speed test averages in Heath is currently based on the 2,962 speed tests analyzed in the tools below.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the widest availability in Heath. They are available to close to one hundred percent of Heath census blocks. HughesNet is also a common option, providing virtually one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest Internet plan we've seen for HughesNet for Heath is 25 Mbps.

Windstream provides an second choice to the primary providers, serving Heath with a top speed of 200 Mbps. Aside from residential Internet, there are 5 companies in the area with enterprise and business/smb services like point-to-point connectivity. The small business providers listed above include all providers with business plans advertised on their site, although some sell both residential and business broadband.

When we're looking at network technology with significant infrastructure already built Heath, we see that the most frequently available physical wire broadband Internet connection infrastructures are Cable (85.72 percent coverage) and DSL (95.83 percent coverage). Cable is sold by residential television corporations, using existing TV network connections. [1] Cable can often make sense for local residents due to the strong speeds in an attainable price range. Telephone companies are the main source for DSL connections, since DSL transmits data packets via phone wires. DSL is the slowest of all other wired Internet infrastructures except dial-up.

For more info, activate the map below and use the zoom and pan tools to explore. The average density of market competition is 1.99 service providers per census block. This low level of competition leaves 17.24 percent of consumers with only one option, or no coverage at all.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Heath with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Heath is the 755th most connected city in Ohio behind Thornville, Hebron, Granville, Newark, and Buckeye Lake.
  • The fastest zip code in Heath for February 2021 is 43056. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

3,000 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 Heath, Ohio

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Windstream 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
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

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Heath, Ohio

  • Windstream - 95.8% Availability in Heath - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 85.7% Availability in Heath - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - 4.2% Availability in Heath - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Heath - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Heath - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Heath

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Heath is the 755th most connected city in Ohio behind Thornville, Hebron, Granville, Newark, and Buckeye Lake.

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 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: 9% of people living in Heath 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 83% of Heath 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, 43056 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Heath.

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

In Licking 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 Cap Issues in Heath

Data collected by our research team suggests that many of the common providers in Heath use data caps on home Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue lately since users view caps as a strategy for limiting streaming. Providers maintain they are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. Either way, the culprit is video streaming, which easily eats up one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Heath

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Windstream DSL and Fiber 95.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 85.7%+ 940 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 4.2%+ 60 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Agile Networks Fixed Wireless 52.8%+ 50 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable and Fiber 73.3%+ 940 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 9.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 5.2%+ 60 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 4.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 0.8%+ 10 Mbps

Compare Heath to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Heath 93.9 Mbps 6 $0.50 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +255.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +13.2 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +5.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +17.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +21.4 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )