Internet Providers in Ironton, Ohio
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Residential Internet Statistics for Ironton, OH
|Wired Internet Providers:||3|
|Average Speed Test Result:||59.61 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||0.79%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Ironton, Ohio
Internet Access in Ironton, Ohio
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the most availability in Ironton. HughesNet is also widely available.
Spectrum and AT&T Internet can also provide Internet service in Ironton, often competing for the same customers.
Cable and DSL are the dominant broadband options around the Ironton metro area. They are fighting over the same subscribers at many addresses and generally competing on service quality. Cable speed is overall better, but big-picture metrics seen with either type are similar and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block based on the network quality in a given area.
The plans shown on this page are manually collected by our data science staff.
View the interactive map shown below for more insights on Internet service choice on a street level. As you can see, while the majority of addresses have 3-4 options, some areas can be less fortunate or might be limited to one. In spite of network advances, a surprising 12.01 percent of residents are in precisely this predicament.
- There are 11 internet providers in Ironton with 6 of those offering residential service
- Ironton is the 498th most connected city in Ohio ahead of Greenup, but behind Ashland, Flatwoods, Russell, and Kitts Hill.
- Explore internet access for communities within Ironton: Hanging Rock and Coal Grove
- The fastest zip code in Ironton for February 2021 is 45638. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
12.0% of consumers in Ironton2,000 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 Ironton, Ohio
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Ironton, Ohio
- Spectrum - 98.3% Availability in Ironton - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- AT&T Internet - 86.2% Availability in Ironton - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Armstrong - 6.7% Availability in Ironton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Ironton - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Ironton - 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 Ironton
Data from our market researchers suggests that many of the common ISPs in the area currently use data caps for their home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because consumers view them as a strategy for limiting video streaming. Providers insist caps are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming services, which can use anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Ironton
|King Street Wireless||Fixed Wireless||95.7%+||1.0 Mbps|
|AT&T Internet||DSL||86.2%+||100 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Cable and Fiber||100%||940 Mbps|
|Agile Networks||Fixed Wireless||48.3%+||50 Mbps|
Compare Ironton to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Ironton||59.6 Mbps||7||$0.62 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +289.5 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.46 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +47.5 Mbps )||18 ( +11 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +40.1 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +52.1 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +55.7 Mbps )||9 ( +2 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|
Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Ironton
Unreliable and slow internet even on clear days
Service seems to be getting worse with the internet going in and out and speeds slow and nowhere near the advertised 30Mbps! Technology’s getting better yet our service is still flakey even in good weather! Promised better service soon with/when new satellite are added but never happened.