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Internet Service Providers in Columbus, OH

Broadband Score of 56Middle of the Road

Getting internet in Columbus, OH is a mixed bag. With a score of 56 you probably are not going to be streaming 4k video, but at least you can stream high definition. A Middle of the Road score places you in an area with average speeds, access, pricing, and feedback.

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Top 8 Broadband Providers in Columbus, OH (View all internet providers in Columbus, OH below)

Best Choice
HughesNet logo

HughesNet

Unlimited Data – With no hard data limits, if you use the data in your plan, speeds will reduce.

HughesNet provides Satellite in Columbus, OH

  • National satellite Internet service provider with A+ BBB Rating
  • Free standard Installation included
  • 24/7 technical support
100.00%Excellent Coverage
HughesNet internet pricing starting at:
$49.95

(855) 980-2160

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Exede logo

Exede

Internet service delivered with faster uploads and faster downloads.

Exede provides Satellite in Columbus, OH

  • High-speed satellite Internet service anywhere in the U.S.
  • 3-Year Price Lock
  • Some locations can receive double the normal data, free
100.00%Excellent Coverage
Exede internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(866) 606-9068

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Viasat logo

Viasat

Our mission is to connect the world by making the internet accessible, affordable and secure to everyone, anywhere.

Viasat provides Satellite in Columbus, OH

  • New unlimited data plans available in select areas
  • Speeds up to 30mbps available
  • WiFi modem included in most plans
100.00%Excellent Coverage
Viasat internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(844) 899-9722

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Time Warner is Now Spectrum logo

Time Warner is Now Spectrum

Top plans include free home WiFi.

Time Warner is Now Spectrum provides Fiber and Cable in Columbus, OH

  • 1 GB of Email storage
  • Free home wifi
  • Free access to Time Warner Wifi Hotspots
98.02%Excellent Coverage
Time Warner is Now Spectrum internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(866) 604-5323

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AT&T U-verse logo

AT&T U-verse

AT&T U-verse Internet offers lightning-fast, high-speed internet with speeds up to 45 Mbps at a great price.

AT&T U-verse provides Fiber, DSL and Fixed Wireless in Columbus, OH

  • Home Wireless network
  • Access to AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spot Network included at no extra charge
  • Anti-virus, anti-spyware and parental controls included
91.84%Excellent Coverage
AT&T U-verse internet pricing starting at:
$40.00

(855) 441-4668

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Windstream logo

Windstream

Windstream offers two great high-speed Internet plans that will support all of your online activities.

Windstream provides Fiber, Cable, DSL and Copper in Columbus, OH

  • 24/7 technical support
  • No contracts required
  • Free wireless equipment
0.03%Poor Coverage
Windstream internet pricing starting at:
$44.99

(844) 394-9875

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CenturyLink logo

CenturyLink

CenturyLink @Ease features Norton backup and security.

CenturyLink provides Fiber, DSL and Fixed Wireless in Columbus, OH

  • Anti-Virus protection and a PC Health check-up
  • Support multiple devices at once
  • 30-Day Satisfaction Guarantee
0.01%Poor Coverage
CenturyLink internet pricing starting at:
$45.00

(844) 643-2564

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Frontier logo

Frontier

Free Wi-Fi router available with all Internet plans.

Frontier provides Fiber, DSL and Copper in Columbus, OH

  • Fiber to the Home connection available
  • Free Wi-Fi router
  • 3-year price lock with no long term agreement
0.00%Poor Coverage
Frontier internet pricing starting at:
$19.99

(855) 410-2209

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2 Television Providers in Columbus, OH

Dish Network logo

Dish Network

Dish Network offers satellite television service that integrates with Amazon Alexa.

Dish Network provides Television in Columbus, OH

  • Free upgrade to HD-DVR
  • Free Premium channels for three months (HBO, CineMax, Starz, Showtime, Dish Movie Pack)
  • HD included free
  • Local channels included
Dish Network television pricing starting at:
$41.99

(844) 892-3822

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DIRECTV

DIRECTV has been rated #1 in customer satisfaction over cable for 17 years running.

DIRECTV provides Television in Columbus, OH

  • Includes local channels
  • HBO, Showtime, Starz, Cinemax free (46 channels in all) for first 3 months
  • Free upgrade to Genie HD-DVR (for qualifying customers)
  • Free professional (standard) installation in up to 4 rooms
DIRECTV television pricing starting at:
$40.00

(855) 410-2386

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3 Cell Phone Providers in Columbus, OH

T-Mobile logo

T-Mobile

Stick Together

T-Mobile provides Cell Phone service in Columbus, OH

  • Take your WiFi connection with you on the go
  • Stream unlimited video on Netflix, HBO NOW, Hulu, and others.
  • Up to 20GB of your unused 4G LTE data rolls over
T-Mobile cell phone pricing starting at:
$60.00

(855) 411-0428

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Sprint logo

Sprint

Moving Forward. Now together with Nextel

Sprint provides Cell Phone service in Columbus, OH

  • No annual service contract
  • No surprising overage charges
  • 3G/4G nationwide
Sprint cell phone pricing starting at:
$50.00

(855) 881-8203

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AT&T Mobility logo

AT&T Mobility

Bundle with DirecTV for even more savings!

AT&T Mobility provides Cell Phone service in Columbus, OH

  • Unlimited Data, Talk and Text!
AT&T Mobility cell phone pricing starting at:
$60.00

(844) 402-2497

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All 19 Broadband Service Providers in Columbus, OH

ProviderMax DownloadMax UploadBroadband TypeCoverage
HughesNet logoHughesNet25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Viasat logoViasat30 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Exede logoExede25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Time Warner is Now Spectrum logoTime Warner is Now Spectrum50 Mbps5 MbpsFiber, Cable and Television
98.02%
Spectrum logoSpectrum50 Mbps5 MbpsFiber, Cable and Television
98.02%
AT&T U-verse logoAT&T U-verse1,000 Mbps1,000 MbpsFiber, DSL, Fixed Wireless and Television
91.84%
WideOpenWest logoWideOpenWest50 Mbps5 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL and Television
61.37%
Global Capacity logoGlobal Capacity8 Mbps1 MbpsDSL and Copper
3.87%
eVolve Business Solutions logoeVolve Business Solutions3 Mbps3 MbpsFiber and Copper
2.56%
Wisper ISP logoWisper ISP20 Mbps4 MbpsFixed Wireless
0.15%
Intelliwave logoIntelliwave10 Mbps2 MbpsFiber and Fixed Wireless
0.15%
Windstream logoWindstream10 Mbps1 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL and Copper
0.03%
Armstrong logoArmstrong400 Mbps25 MbpsFiber, Cable and DSL
0.02%
CenturyLink logoCenturyLink30 Mbps2 MbpsFiber, DSL, Fixed Wireless and Television
0.01%
Birch Communications logoBirch Communications3 Mbps1 MbpsFiber, DSL, Copper and Fixed Wireless
0.01%
FairPoint Communications logoFairPoint Communications50 Mbps5 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL, Copper and Fixed Wireless
0.01%
Frontier logoFrontier12 Mbps1 MbpsFiber, DSL, Copper and Television~
Level 3 Communications logoLevel 3 Communications~~Fiber, DSL and Copper~
Cogent Communications logoCogent Communications~~Fiber and Copper~

Average Download Speed For Columbus, OH

148 Mbps

Columbus, OH's Broadband Profile

546,988 of the residents of Columbus have at least one connection to the Internet (at home or the office).

About 69.50% of Columbus is connected to the Internet. This means there are still about 240,045 people with NO Internet access in Columbus, OH.

Internet Speed Facts For Columbus, OH

The average download speed for all terrestrial broadband (including cable) Internet in Columbus, OH is 148 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 1,000 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 127 Mbps in Columbus.

The average download speed for all wireless Internet providers in Columbus, OH is 25 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 25-50 Mbps. The upload speed average via wireless Internet providers in Columbus is 3 Mbps. Wireless Internet is defined as service coming from fixed wireless or mobile broadband providers.

Average Advertised Speeds in Columbus, OH
DownUp
Fiber (14)433 Mbps392 Mbps
Cable (6)50 Mbps5 Mbps
DSL (10)25 Mbps3 Mbps
Copper (8)3 Mbps3 Mbps
Fixed Wireless (6)10 Mbps2 Mbps
Satellite (3)25 Mbps3 Mbps
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Free wireless internet access points in Columbus, OH

Bexley Public Library
2411 E. Main St.
Columbus, OH 43209
(614) 231-2793
Columbus Metropolitan Library
96 S. Grant Avenue
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 849-1265
Grandview Heights Public Library
1685 W. First Ave.
Columbus, OH 43212
(614) 486-2951
Upper Arlington Public Library
2800 Tremont Rd.
Columbus, OH 43221
(614) 486-9621
Worthington Public Library
820 High St
Columbus, OH 43085
(614) 807-2626