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Internet Providers in Houston, Ohio
Residential Internet Statistics for Houston, OH
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$63.33|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Houston, Ohio:
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DSL and Cable infrastructure make up the most common broadband technologies in Houston, showing 83.05 and 64.91 percent coverage.
Coverage from the two most common providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As residents might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.
CenturyLink and Spectrum also offer coverage in Houston, with CenturyLink performing somewhat better according to speed test statistics.
The plans displayed here are manually collected by our data science and research staff.
To summarize, the majority of Houston homes have 4-5 choices for residential Internet, which is about normal compared to other cities. Houston is currently the 141st most-connected city in Ohio. Areas the FCC considers "underserved" are low, with only 500 limited to a single choice for broadband access. Activate the map below to see network data about Houston, and see Internet access statistics at the census block level.
Internet Statistics 2021
37.5% of consumers in Houston500 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 Houston, Ohio
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||83.1%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB and Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||13.6%|
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.
Compare Houston to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Houston||71.3 Mbps||13||$1.04 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +463.1 Mbps )||17 ( +4 )||$0.89 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +77.5 Mbps )||17 ( +4 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +89.3 Mbps )||15 ( +2 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +98.2 Mbps )||23 ( +10 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +90.8 Mbps )||8 ( -5 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|