Internet Service Providers in Scio, Ohio

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Residential Internet Statistics for Scio, OH
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 7.09 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 51.62%

Internet Access in Scio, Ohio

Scio currently has only two widely available Internet providers: Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. They have download speeds as high as 100 Mbps and availability in virtually one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet predominantly offers Satellite. Their Internet services have availability for practically one hundred percent of the area.

As might be expected for a city of Scio'ssomewhat low density of broadband competition, the average download speeds in Scio fall short of the Ohio average. The current average speed in Scio over the past twelve months is 7.09 Mbps.

52.91 percent of the Scio area is stuck with only one or zero options for broadband-quality Internet services. Outside these underserved areas, the average resident can find at least 2 providers to choose from. Addresses that have better competition usually see lower pricing and higher performance, since companies are incentivized to improve network infrastructure to win subscribers.

The Internet packages displayed here are collected manually by our data staff. The 30 plans shown are the most current out of 178 broadband packages we've aggregated in Scio to date.

While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, Frontier Communications also serves the area with DSL service in 84 percent of residents and a maximum speed of 24 Mbps. Fixed wireless plans from companies such as Agile Networks can connect you to 25 Mbps or more via direct wireless relays. See the interactive map to compare how many options residents have at the census block level.

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 Scio, Ohio

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Scio, Ohio

  • Frontier - 84.9% Availability in Scio - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 48.4% Availability in Scio - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • AT&T - 12.5% Availability in Scio - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Scio - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Scio - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Scio

Scio Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Scio is the 842nd most connected city in Ohio ahead of Jewett and Carrollton, but behind Cadiz, Amsterdam, and Sherrodsville.

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 Harrison 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 47% of Scio 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 Harrison County, approximately 6,000 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 Scio

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Agile Networks Fixed Wireless 95.2%+ 25 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 84.9%+ 115 Mbps
Access Ohio Valley Fixed Wireless 64.7%+ 10 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 48.4%+ 940 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 12.5%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Agile Networks Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 26.2%+ 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 22.3%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Scio to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Scio 7.1 Mbps 7 $0.67 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +342 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +100 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +92.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +104.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +108.2 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )