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Internet Providers in Heath, Ohio
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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 295 broadband plans in the area around Heath. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 1,501 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
Viasat Internet 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 300 Mbps. Aside from residential Internet, there are 6 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 Satellite (close to one hundred percent coverage). Cable internet connections are marketed by cable television operators, using existing TV network connections. Cable can often make sense for Heath residents due to the strong speeds in an attainable price range.
In summary, broadband services is far from perfect in Heath. For the time being, a limited 3,000 Heath residents are limited to one or fewer options for wired broadband.
Internet Statistics 2021
17.2% of consumers in Heath3,000 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||Availability|
|Windstream||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||95.4%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||5.7%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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.
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.
Compare Heath to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Heath||127 Mbps||6||$0.83 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +407.4 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +21.8 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +33.6 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +42.5 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +35.1 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|