Internet Providers in Milford Center, OH

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Residential Internet Statistics for Milford Center, OH
Internet Providers: 10
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $65.99

Internet Access in Milford Center, Ohio

Data on this page is based on the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage reporting. We leverage direct provider reports and other privatized datasets to validate that information. Plan, pricing, and other information on BroadbandNow is collected manually by our research team. We've found and verified 309 Internet plans in Milford Center. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 72 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

Coverage from the two biggest companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As residents might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Milford Center.

There's a strong level of market choice between companies around Milford Center, but 900 locals don't have service from more than one provider. If these residents aren't pleased with their service from the incumbent provider, they have no choice but to rely on a poor quality wireless backup. However, this issue isn't widespread in Milford Center. The majority of households have 3-4 Internet options.

As you might expect for cities with Milford Center'ssomewhat low level of telecom competition, the average download speeds in Milford Center fall somewhat short of the state average. (8.7 Mbps, as compared to Ohio's 108.01 Mbps average in the past twelve months.)

Aside from the Internet providers detailed above, CenturyLink is another option to consider. They have wired broadband in 93 percent of the Milford Center area. Wireless providers like and satellite Internet companies including are worth looking at. However, the main wired options are usually a better deal when it comes to performance and price.

Internet Statistics 2021

900 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 Milford Center, Ohio

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Milford Center, Ohio

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 93.0% Availability in Milford Center - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 50.8% Availability in Milford Center - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 3.8% Availability in Milford Center - Call For Speed Availability
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Milford Center - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Milford Center - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Milford Center

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Milford Center is the 392nd most connected city in Ohio ahead of Marysville, Cable, and North Lewisburg, but behind Plain City and Mechanicsburg.

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 Union 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 52% of Milford Center 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 Union County, approximately 8,000 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 Around Milford Center

Data collected by our researchers suggests that many of the top providers use data caps for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial because subscribers see caps as a strategy to stop video streaming. Providers insist data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. In either case, the issue is video streaming, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Milford Center

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 93.0%+ 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless 86.3%+ 25 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 50.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
WATCH Communications Fixed Wireless 47.1%+ 100 Mbps
Bresco Broadband Fixed Wireless 42.5%+ 50 Mbps
Jenco Wireless Fixed Wireless 26.6%+ 10 Mbps
Intelliwave Fixed Wireless 22.3%+ 10 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 3.8%+ Call For Speed Availability
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Agile Networks Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
WATCH Communications Fixed Wireless 85.1%+ 10 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 34.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 14.4%+ Call For Speed Availability
Spectrum Business Fiber 2.0%+ 940 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 0.5%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Milford Center to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Milford Center 8.7 Mbps 10 $1.03 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +525.7 Mbps ) 16 ( +6 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +140.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +7 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +151.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +160.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +13 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +153.4 Mbps ) 8 ( -2 ) $0.36 ( $0.00 )