Internet Service Providers in Oxford, Ohio

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Residential Internet Statistics for Oxford, OH
Wired Internet Providers: 5
Average Speed Test Result: 62.39 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 4.32%

Internet Access in Oxford, Ohio

FCC data is the primary source for Internet access facts listed on this page. We've processed 5,402 rows of governmental and private data catalogues on Internet availability within Oxford. Our data analysis team has manually gathered pricing info and terms on 269 Internet deals in Oxford. Our download speed calculation comes from public speed tests. Now, keep in mind that speed test datasets are a somewhat flawed indication of network performance. These averages are not neccessarily an exact representation of expected speeds customers receive at addresses in Oxford.

Spectrum is also a commonly available broadband choice in Oxford, offering mainly Cable service available to 93 percent of Oxford.

Cable TV and Internet and DSL Internet service providers like Frontier Communications are the top broadband infrastructure types with availability around Oxford.

The majority of Oxford households have 2-3 Internet providers to choose from. This is a high level of competition. It tends to improve prices and service reliability at a given address. This high level of Internet access isn't universal, however. A surprising 9.25 of the local population still has only one option for broadband service.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most frequently available provider on the whole, covering practically one hundred percent of Oxford residents. HughesNet has registered availability for close to one hundred percent of residents. The top download speed recorded for Viasat is up to 35 Mbps. HughesNet offers up to 25 Mbps. In general, any speed over 10 Mbps will be sufficient to stream lower-quality videos on WiFi. However, it may become challenging for multiple users or bandwidth-intensive apps like video conferencing, cloud apps, and etc. Explore our availability maps below to see how broadband coverage compares on a granular level.

  • There are 15 internet providers in Oxford with 8 of those offering residential service
  • Oxford is the 82nd most connected city in Ohio ahead of Hamilton, Okeana, and Liberty, but behind Somerville and Camden.
  • The fastest zip code in Oxford for February 2021 is 45056. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

2,000 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 Oxford, Ohio

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Cincinnati Bell 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Hotwire Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Spectrum 940 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

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Oxford, Ohio

  • Spectrum - 93.3% Availability in Oxford - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Frontier - 88.9% Availability in Oxford - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Cincinnati Bell - 19.1% Availability in Oxford - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Hotwire Communications - 1.4% Availability in Oxford - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Oxford - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Oxford - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Oxford

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Oxford is the 82nd most connected city in Ohio ahead of Hamilton, Okeana, and Liberty, but behind Somerville and Camden.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Butler 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.

Fiber Availability: 9% of people living in Oxford have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 91% of Oxford 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.

As of this month, 45056 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Oxford.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Butler County, approximately 3,000 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.

Internet Service Coverage Near Miami University-Oxford

Students living within 2 miles of Miami University-Oxford can expect to have a choice of 2-3 ISPs providers. As elsewhere in Oxford, Viasat and HughesNet are the most common options. Speed tests suggest that internet performance in the Miami University-Oxford area exceeds 25 Mbps, with averages in the zip code around (62.39 Mbps as of our latest data.) This speed should be sufficient for students in Oxford who need to watch HD video, split the cost of a connection with roommates, and etc. Since these averages are calculated on openly available performance test data, they often trend lower than actual top speeds accessible in an area. Use the zip search box above to see the latest information on internet options at a specific address.

Working from Home in Oxford

Oxford has 725 workers who operate primarily from home. Among those telecommuting, 87.03 percent earn less than $75K per year. When you're putting together home WiFi for working from home, be sure to check the data limits. Many home Broadband packages in Oxford have data limits. This may impact you negatively if you use a lot of data for work purposes. Business-class connections should be installed if you need more than a regular residential package.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Oxford

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 93.3%+ 940 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 88.9%+ 115 Mbps
Cincinnati Bell DSL and Fiber 19.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
BluSky Wireless Fixed Wireless 6.8%+ 12 Mbps
Hotwire Communications Fiber 1.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Agile Networks Fixed Wireless 94.8%+ 50 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable and Fiber 99.7%+ 940 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps
Cincinnati Bell Business Fiber 44.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
BluSky Wireless Fixed Wireless 37.4%+ 12 Mbps
Independents Fiber Network Fiber 18.9%+ -- Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 0.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Fision Work Fiber 0.0%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Oxford to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Oxford 62.4 Mbps 8 $0.67 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +286.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +44.7 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +37.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +49.3 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +52.9 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )