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%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Heath, Ohio
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.  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.
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.
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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|
|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 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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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
|Windstream||DSL and Fiber||95.8%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 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|
|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 )|