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Internet Service Providers in Columbus, OH

Broadband Score of 33Underachiever

Things are looking rough in Columbus, OH for broadband service. An Underdog score of 33 was calculated based upon poor coverage, slow download and upload speeds, restrictive package pricing, and less and favorable user testimonials.

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Columbus, OH is located within Franklin county.

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Broadband in Columbus, OH

Exede logo
up to 25 mbps speed available in Columbus, OH.Internet service delivered with faster uploads and faster downloads.

Exede offers internet via Satellite.

  • High-speed satellite Internet service anywhere in the U.S.
  • 3-Year Price Lock
  • Some locations can receive double the normal data, free
ExedeInternet Starting At$39.99
(866) 606-9068Find Internet >

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HughesNet logo
up to 25 mbps speed available in Columbus, OH.HughesNet Satellite Internet provides high speed Internet all over the U.S.!

HughesNet offers internet via Satellite.

  • National satellite Internet service provider with A+ BBB Rating
  • Free standard Installation included
  • 24/7 technical support
HughesNetInternet Starting At$49.99
(855) 980-2160Find Internet >

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Time Warner logo
up to 60 mbps speed available in Columbus, OH.Top plans include free home WiFi.

Time Warner offers internet via Fiber.

  • 1 GB of Email storage
  • Free home wifi
  • Free access to Time Warner Wifi Hotspots
Time WarnerInternet Starting At$44.99
(866) 604-5323Find Internet >

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AT&T U-verse logo
up to 50 mbps speed available in Columbus, OH.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 offers internet via DSL and Fiber.

  • 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
AT&T U-verseInternet Starting At$40.00
(855) 441-4668Find Internet >

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CenturyLink logo
up to 40 mbps speed available in Columbus, OH.CenturyLink @Ease features Norton backup and security.

CenturyLink offers internet via Cable and Fiber.

  • Anti-Virus protection and a PC Health check-up
  • Support multiple devices at once
  • 30-Day Satisfaction Guarantee
CenturyLinkInternet Starting At$19.95
(844) 643-2564Find Internet >

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EarthLink logo
up to 20 mbps speed available in Columbus, OH.It's your Internet

EarthLink offers internet via Cable and DSL.

  • 24/7 support
  • 250x faster than dial-up
  • Included protection tools to block viruses, spyware, & hackers
EarthLinkInternet Starting At$29.95
(877) 355-1501Find Internet >

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Frontier Communications logo
up to 30 mbps speed available in Columbus, OH.Free Wi-Fi router available with all Internet plans.

Frontier Communications offers internet via Copper, DSL, Fiber and Fixed Wireless.

  • Fiber to the Home connection available
  • Free Wi-Fi router
  • 3-year price lock with no long term agreement
Frontier CommunicationsInternet Starting At$19.99
(855) 410-2209Find Internet >

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WideOpenWest logo
up to 300 mbps speed available in Columbus, OH.Whether you are a competitive, online gamer or someone who just likes to browse, shop or get on Facebook, WOW! has the perfect plan for you.

WideOpenWest offers internet via Fiber.

  • Home WI-FI Network
  • Free email, calendar and address book are all in one place
  • Free anti-virus and firewall protection from F-Secure®
WideOpenWest
(855) 496-9929Find Internet >

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Bresco Broadband logo
up to 25 mbps speed available in Columbus, OH.

Bresco Broadband offers internet via Fiber.

  • Back Up Internet Circuit
  • Local Service & Support
  • High Speed Fiber Internet
Bresco BroadbandInternet Starting At$39.00
(614) 469-9000Find Internet >

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Intelliwave logo
Intelliwave was founded in 2002 with a clear mission – Bring quality high speed Internet services to unserved homes in Southern Ohio.

Intelliwave offers internet via Fixed Wireless.

  • Professional Installation fee of $99.95
  • Download speeds up to 10 Mbps
  • No data caps
Intelliwave
(855) 843-8773Find Internet >

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Television in Columbus, OH

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

DIRECTV offers television to residential and business customers via satellite television.

  • 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
DIRECTVInternet Plans Starting At$50.00
(855) 410-2386Find Television >

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

Dish Network offers television to residential and business customers via satellite television.

  • Free upgrade to HD-DVR
  • Free Premium channels for three months (HBO, CineMax, Starz, Showtime, Dish Movie Pack)
  • HD included free
  • Local channels included
  • Free Installation in most cases in up to 6 rooms
  • 6,500 free On-Demand titles
  • DISH Protection Plan free for 6 months
  • HBO Free for 1 Year
Dish NetworkInternet Plans Starting At$41.99
(844) 892-3822Find Television >

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Cell Phone Plans in Columbus, OH

AT&T Mobility logo
When you choose AT&T unlimited Data Plan, it allows you to take control of your monthly cell phone bill. You get all the primary benefits of having a top rated mobile provider plus so much more.
  • Offers available for new customers only
  • Unlimited talk and text to over 120 countries
  • Mobile hotspot access
  • Roaming coverage in Canada and Mexico
  • HBO Subscription
AT&T MobilityCell Phone Plans Starting At$60.00
(844) 402-2497Find Cell Phone Plans >

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T-Mobile logo
Stick Together
  • 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
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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).

Columbus is ranked #5 for the most connected city in Ohio, based on percentage population connectivity.

Columbus is ranked #287 for the most connected city in the United States, based on percentage population connectivity.

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 21 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 40 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 6 Mbps in Columbus.

The average download speed for all wireless Internet providers in Columbus, OH is 2 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 2 Mbps. The upload speed average via wireless Internet providers in Columbus is 2 Mbps. Wireless Internet is defined as service coming from fixed wireless or mobile broadband providers.

Television Viewing Profile for Columbus

There is 1 power local station available in Columbus.

Columbus is in the Columbus, OH Demographic Market Area (DMA), which is the 31 largest media market in the U.S.

62% of the TV viewers in the Columbus area use cable for some of their viewing. 26% of the TV viewers in the Columbus are Satellite TV subscribers. An estimated 95,556 people (or about 12% of the population of Columbus) receive their TV programming Over-The-Air (using an antenna) or receive no TV programming.

DirecTV Local Channels

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3WKYCNBC
4WCMHNBC
5WEWSABC
6ABCABC
6WSYXABC
7WTRFCBS
8FOX/MNTFOX
8WJWFOX
9WTOVNBC
10WBNSCBS
14CWCW
18WHIZNBC
19WOIOCBS
23IONION (ION)
25WVIZPBS
28WTTEFOX
34WOSUPBS
43WUABWUAB (MNT)
44WOUCPBS
49WEAOPBS
53WWHOCW
55WBNXCW
61WQHSWQHS (UNI)
65PBSPBS
68WMFDWMFD (IND)

Dish Network Local Channels

ChannelStationNetwork
3WKYCNBC
4WCMHNBC
5WEWSABC
6WSYXABC
7WTRFCBS
8WJWFOX
9WTOVNBC
10WBNSCBS
10WTRF3ABC
12WMFDWMFD (IND)
18WHIZNBC
19WOIOCBS
23WVPXWVPX (ION)
25WVIZPBS
28WTTEFOX
32WTRF2FOX
34WOSUPBS
43WUABWUAB (MNT)
44WOUCPBS
47WRLMWRLM (IND)
49WEAOPBS
51WSFJWSFJ (IND)
53WWHOCW
55WBNXCW
61WQHSWQHS (UNI)
62PBSPBS
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Nearby Cities

Free Public Access Libraries

Bexley Public Library2411 E. Main St.
Columbus, OH 43209
(614) 231-2793
Columbus Metropolitan Library96 S. Grant Avenue
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 849-1265
Grandview Heights Public Library1685 W. First Ave.
Columbus, OH 43212
(614) 486-2951
Upper Arlington Public Library2800 Tremont Rd.
Columbus, OH 43221
(614) 486-9621
Worthington Public Library820 High St
Columbus, OH 43085
(614) 807-2626

Free Public Access Career Centers

OhioMeansJobs Columbus-Franklin County1111 East Broad Street
Suite 201
Columbus, OH 43205
(614) 559-5052