Internet Providers in Sheffield Lake, OH

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Residential Internet Statistics for Sheffield Lake, OH
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $56.99

Internet Access in Sheffield Lake, Ohio

There are two widely available broadband providers for Sheffield Lake residents: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service, with speeds up to 35 Mbps and coverage for practically one hundred percent of the population. As for HughesNet, they provide Satellite, with availability in near one hundred percent of Sheffield Lake.

In terms of network technologies in use in the area, we see that the most widespread wired broadband Internet technology varieties are DSL (virtually one hundred percent coverage) and Cable (close to one hundred percent coverage). Traditional cable TV companies are where customers look for cable home Internet, since they can utilize existing coaxial TV cables — which already connect to most homes — to connect customers to the Internet. Cable can often make sense for Sheffield Lake residents because of the strong mix of speed and value. DSL Internet service is transmitted by phone lines on utility poles, and comes from companies such as CenturyLink that own copper phone wires. DSL underperforms when compared with all other major broadband options.

The information on this page comes from FCC coverage reports, and is using private databases to output more detailed results than is available from government websites. Speed and pricing data is generated by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points each year. There are 358 Internet plans in Sheffield Lake from 2014 to the present, with 37 Internet or bundled deals currently active.

The average household in Sheffield Lake has 3-4 companies at any given address.

While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, CenturyLink is also in Sheffield Lake with DSL availability in virtually one hundred percent of residents and a top speed of 60 Mbps. Providers like North Coast Wireless Communications connect their customers to 50 Mbps or more via wireless relays. There are 4 providers offering enterprise services like T1 and MPLS. Explore the interactive map on the page below to see how many options are available on a granular level.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Sheffield Lake, Ohio

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
WOW! 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Sheffield Lake, Ohio

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 100.0% Availability in Sheffield Lake - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 100.0% Availability in Sheffield Lake - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • WOW! - Cable - 71.9% Availability in Sheffield Lake - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit - Fiber - 2.9% Availability in Sheffield Lake - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Sheffield Lake - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Sheffield Lake - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Sheffield Lake

Sheffield Lake Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Sheffield Lake is the 306th most connected city in Ohio behind Avon Lake, Avon, North Ridgeville, Lorain, and Elyria.

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 Lorain 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 100% of Sheffield Lake 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 Lorain County, approximately 19,000 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 Sheffield Lake

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 100% 100 Mbps
North Coast Wireless Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
WOW! Cable 71.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit Fiber 2.9%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
North Coast Wireless Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
WOW! Business Fiber 20.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 14.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 14.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Business Fiber 9.6%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Sheffield Lake to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Sheffield Lake 57.2 Mbps 7 $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +358.2 Mbps ) 16 ( +9 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +61.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +59 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +70.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +70.4 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Sheffield Lake

Centurylink speed only up to 3Mbps

Centurylink started good with advertised speed up to 15Mbps. After 6 months, speed slowed to 8 Mbps and 1 month later speed is now 2-3 Mbps.