Internet Providers in Lowell, OH

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Residential Internet Statistics for Lowell, OH
Internet Providers: 11
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $57.79

Internet Access in Lowell, Ohio

Lowell currently features two main Internet providers: Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider. They have speeds as high as 35 Mbps and coverage for virtually one hundred percent of the local area. HughesNet offers Satellite. Their Internet plans have coverage for virtually one hundred percent of Lowell and reported download speeds up to 25 Mbps.

The average Lowell home has 2-3 providers to choose from. This is a decent level of market competition. It results in two ISPs competing on pricing and service quality. This Internet access isn't distributed evenly, however. even in 2021, a surprising 54.14 of residents still have only one or zero options for broadband Internet access.

Keep in mind that since FCC data is only collected twice annually and only made public 6+ months after, availability shown here may not be complete.

Frontier Communications is another commonly available broadband option for Lowell. They offer primarily DSL service available to 72 percent of Lowell. King Street Wireless offers an alternative wireless service for 66 percent of Lowell, although it requires roof access or proximity to a King Street Wireless tower or access point.

In summary, Cable and DSL are the most prevalent kinds of broadband service within Lowell. The map and speed test data below illustrate how the real-world speed test results differ when comparing each of the neighborhoods and ISPs in Lowell.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Lowell, Ohio

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Suddenlink Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s
AT&T Internet 5 Mbps IPBB 27m 18s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Lowell, Ohio

  • Frontier - DSL - 72.0% Availability in Lowell - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 46.3% Availability in Lowell - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 4.4% Availability in Lowell - Speeds up to 5 Mbps
  • AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 16.0% Availability in Lowell - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Suddenlink - Cable - 14.3% Availability in Lowell - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Lowell - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Lowell - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lowell

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Lowell is the 682nd most connected city in Ohio behind Vienna, Marietta, Beverly, Williamstown, and Waterford.

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

Approximately 5,000 people in Washington 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 46% of Lowell 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 Washington County, approximately 13,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Lowell

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Frontier Communications DSL 72.0%+ 115 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 66.3%+ 1.0 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 46.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB 4.4%+ 5 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 16.0%+ 25 Mbps
Suddenlink Communications Cable 14.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Agile Networks Fixed Wireless 76.8%+ 50 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 42.6%+ 940 Mbps
Suddenlink Business Cable 15.1%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Lowell to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Lowell 20.6 Mbps 8 $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +394.8 Mbps ) 14 ( +6 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +98.3 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +95.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +106.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +107 Mbps ) 8 $0.33 ( $0.00 )