Internet Providers in Waterloo, OH

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Residential Internet Statistics for Waterloo, OH
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $62.96

Internet Access in Waterloo, Ohio

Waterloo has relatively few options for Internet service. There are 10 providers in total including business and terrestrial wireless operators.

Coverage from the two most common providers, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As residents might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

Fixed wireless Internet service is the top network technology available in much of Waterloo. Fixed wireless usually outperforms Internet services like satellite Internet. Our latest data shows that 57.47 percent of Waterloo has coverage for fixed wireless service. This footprint will likely gain more customers as fixed wireless technology advances.

Waterloo addresses that are able to get Internet at all are likely to pay a high price. The main reason is that areas with low broadband competition don't incentivize companies to lower prices or improve service standards.

Broadband availability statistics on the page below are drawn from government data and privatized datasets we collect directly from industry sources, or through unlisted sources. Averaged statistics regarding speed and performance data comes via M-Labs, which is the speed test tool integrated into our site as well as Google search results. Our in-house researchers have hand-collected package pricing on 134 broadband plans and bundles in the Waterloo market as of 2021.

  • There are 9 internet providers in Waterloo with 6 of those offering residential service

Internet Statistics 2021

400 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Waterloo, Ohio

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Armstrong 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Waterloo, Ohio

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 10.5% Availability in Waterloo - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Armstrong - Cable - 3.2% Availability in Waterloo - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Waterloo - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Waterloo - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Waterloo

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Approximately 4,000 people in Lawrence 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.

In Lawrence 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 and Video Streaming Around Waterloo

Data from our market researchers suggests that common providers in the area currently place some sort of limit on streaming on home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since users view them as a tactic for limiting streaming services. Providers maintain that data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the problem is over-the-top streaming services, which easily consumes 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Waterloo

Provider Type Coverage Speed
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 57.5%+ 1.0 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB 10.5%+ 100 Mbps
1 Touch Technology Solutions Fixed Wireless 5.8%+ 1.5 Mbps
Armstrong Cable 3.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Agile Networks Fixed Wireless 7.8%+ 50 Mbps
Armstrong Cable 1.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Armstrong Fiber 1.6%+ 500 Mbps

Compare Waterloo to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Waterloo 7 Mbps 6 $1.41 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +408.4 Mbps ) 14 ( +8 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +111.9 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +109.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +120.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +120.6 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )