Internet providers in Akron, OH

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1. AT&T
96% available in Akron
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
2. Spectrum
100% available in Akron
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
3. Windstream
Available in Akron
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
4. Mediacom
Available in Akron
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
5. Viasat
99% available in Akron
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
6. HughesNet
Available in Akron
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
1. AT&T
96% available in Akron
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
2. Spectrum
100% available in Akron
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
3. Windstream
Available in Akron
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
4. Mediacom
Available in Akron
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
5. Viasat
99% available in Akron
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
6. HughesNet
Available in Akron
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
7. Megapath
42% available in Akron
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. Xfinity Mobile
Available in Akron
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
4GLTE

User Rating Info
2. AT&T
Available in Akron
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE

User Rating Info
3. Sprint
Available in Akron
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE

User Rating Info
4. T-Mobile
Available in Akron
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

User Rating Info

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5+ Mbps

  • Regular browsing
  • Music streaming
  • Ideal for 1 person

10+ Mbps

  • HD video streaming
  • Casual gaming
  • Ideal for 1-2 people

20+ Mbps

  • Ultra HD streaming
  • Frequent gaming
  • Ideal for 2-4 people

40+ Mbps

  • Simultaneous HD streaming
  • Simultaneous gaming
  • Ideal for 4+

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AT&T vs. Spectrum

AT&T is perfect for those who need affordable high-speed packages. Spectrum keeps things simple by offering just one high-speed internet package.

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Spectrum vs. Windstream

Choose Spectrum for easy installation and great customer satisfaction ratings. Opt for Windstream if its fiber-optic internet is available in your area.

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Hughesnet vs. Viasat

Get low prices on satellite internet with HughesNet. Order Viasat for superior speeds and newer technology.

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Internet Provider Types in Akron


Cable

100%
Coverage


DSL

100%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in Akron


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

100%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

100%
Akron
88%
Ohio
79%
USA

Akron Residential Internet Coverage

Whether you need residential or business internet in the city of Akron, you can choose from a number of fast and reliable options.

One of the biggest and well known internet service providers in this area is AT&T, which offers both DSL internet and fiber internet throughout Akron. DSL has a larger network, but the fiber network is growing steadily. Service runs from Fairlawn Heights in the west to Ellet in the east, stretching from the northern neighborhood of Merriman Valley to the southern neighborhood of Firestone Park.

Several western Akron neighborhoods are within the service area of Frontier Communications. Neighborhoods with access to Frontier Communications service include Highland Square, Wallhaven, Lane-Wooster, and Rolling Acres.

In addition, Windstream offers coverage to a limited part of northern Akron, including Merriman Valley.

Cable internet is also widely available in Akron through Time Warner Cable, which provides coverage to all of Akron and to communities beyond its northern, southern, eastern, and western limits.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in Akron

AT&T offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

Spectrum offers internet at speeds up to 100 Mbps

Windstream offers internet at speeds up to 100 Mbps

Mediacom offers internet at speeds up to 100 Mbps

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Summary of Akron internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User Rating
AT&T DSL & Fiber 1000 Mbps 3.0/5
Spectrum Cable 100 Mbps 3.0/5
Windstream DSL 100 Mbps 2.5/5
Mediacom Cable 100 Mbps 2.5/5
Viasat Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5
HughesNet Satellite 25 Mbps 2.5/5

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

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