Internet Providers in Union Furnace, OH

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Residential Internet Statistics for Union Furnace, OH
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 115 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59.71

Internet Access in Union Furnace, Ohio

There are an average of 2.12 broadband providers in each census block in Union Furnace. Consequently, a majority of locations in Union Furnace have at least 2 options so far as Internet.

The packages listed above are collected individually by our research team. The 20 packages shown are the most current out of 123 packages we've seen in Union Furnace to date.

Coverage from the biggest companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Union Furnace.

Nelsonville TV Cable as well as Frontier Communications can also provide coverage in Union Furnace, with significant shared coverage areas in some parts of town.

The takeaway here is that Union Furnace's broadband Internet infrastructure follows a common pattern in Ohio towns and cities: strong availability of bundled cable and DSL, with the problem being that most houses or apartments are limited to a single company for subscribing to either Internet service. This pattern has a simple reason. Broadband Internet service providers were started pre-Internet as TV and phone companies. So, they already own already connected networks on telephone poles to deliver their broadband Internet service.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Union Furnace, Ohio

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 1m 11s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s
Nelsonville TV Cable 100 Mbps Cable 1m 21s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Union Furnace, Ohio

  • Nelsonville TV - Cable - 100.0% Availability in Union Furnace - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 77.2% Availability in Union Furnace - Call For Speed Availability
  • AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 34.3% Availability in Union Furnace - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Union Furnace - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Union Furnace - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Union Furnace

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Union Furnace is the 727th most connected city in Ohio ahead of New Straitsville and Logan, but behind The Plains, Millfield, and Nelsonville.

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 Hocking 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 77% of Union Furnace 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 Hocking County, approximately 11,000 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 Caps Around Union Furnace

Data collected by our research team shows that popular ISPs place a limit on data use for their home Internet connections. Data caps are disliked since subscribers view caps as a tactic to discourage video streaming, while providers maintain data caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming services, which easily consumes anywhere from 1–7GB/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Union Furnace

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Nelsonville TV Cable Cable 100% 100 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 77.2%+ Call For Speed Availability
AT&T Fixed Wireless 34.3%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Agile Networks Fixed Wireless 94.0%+ 50 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 75.5%+ Call For Speed Availability