Newark is a medium size city with middle income residents. It_s economically diverse with both blue- and white-collar residents who work largely in administrative support and sales roles. Newark residents rely on their internet connection to create social contacts. Compared with 88% of Ohio, 100% Newark has access to high-speed internet.
Fiber optics have not reaches Newark residents and in general connection options are limited. Time Warner Cable offers cable internet services to 100% of Newark residents. Windstream provides DSL to 99% of the area. The only other option for residents is satellite internet from HughesNet.
Businesses in Newark are beginning to have access to fiber optics. Level 3 Communications currently provides the service to 1% of commercial users.