Internet Providers in Irwin, OH

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Residential Internet Statistics for Irwin, OH
Internet Providers: 11
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 115 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $46.74

Internet Access in Irwin, Ohio

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the strongest coverage footprint in Irwin. HughesNet is also widely available.

DSL providers like Frontier Communications connect customers to broadband services over phone lines. This is why it often comes through corporations that bundle Internet access with phone connections. DSL Internet is available to 95.78 percent of area addresses. See the graphical tools directly below for more information about how provider-promised download speeds line up with actual speed and throughput.

Frontier Communications is another common Internet choice for Irwin, offering mainly DSL service with coverage in 93 percent of the area. Byhalia.net offers an alternative wireless service worth taking note of to virtually one hundred percent of the area, although it needs roof access or proximity to a Byhalia.net tower or access point.

Keep in mind that since FCC availability data is currently processed twice a year and only published six or more months after filing, availability shown might not reflect the latest network upgrades.

Activate the interactive map below for more insights on Internet service options on the granular census block level. Although most addresses have around 5 choices for service, some areas can be less well-served or may only have one company in their area. Despite fiber advances, a notable 77.86 percent of local households are limited to one or fewer Internet options.

Internet Statistics 2021

500 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 Irwin, Ohio

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s
CenturyLink 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Irwin, Ohio

  • Frontier - DSL - 93.8% Availability in Irwin - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - DSL - 24.1% Availability in Irwin - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Irwin - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Irwin - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Irwin

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Irwin is the 577th most connected city in Ohio ahead of North Lewisburg, but behind Plain City, Mechanicsburg, Milford Center, and Marysville.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 2,000 people in Madison 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.

Approximately 22% of Irwin 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.

In Madison County, approximately 4,000 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 and Video Streaming in Irwin

Data from our researchers shows that top providers in Irwin place a limit on streaming on residential Internet packages. Data caps are disliked since users view them as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting". Providers maintain that data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the culprit is the same: streaming video, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Irwin

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Byhalia.net Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Intelliwave Fixed Wireless 99.6%+ 50 Mbps
WATCH Communications Fixed Wireless 98.5%+ 100 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 93.8%+ 115 Mbps
Bresco Broadband Fixed Wireless 88.1%+ 50 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 24.1%+ 20 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps
WATCH Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 10 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 21.2%+ 40 Mbps

Compare Irwin to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Irwin 28.9 Mbps 8 $4.00 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +386.5 Mbps ) 14 ( +6 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +90 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +87.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +98.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +98.7 Mbps ) 8 $0.33 ( $0.00 )