Percentage with access to 100 Mbps download or faster
Percentage with access to
1 Gbps download or faster
Average Mbps download speed
Being close to a metro area means that you might have access to a larger pool of fast internet options. Below are the top 3 metro locations per state.
Cincinnati – Population 2,190,209
Columbus – Population 2,106,541
Cleveland-Elyria – Population 2,057,009
The largest metro area in Ohio is Cincinnati with a population of 2,190,209.00. This is followed by the Columbus metro area, with a population of 2,106,541.00. This matters because according to the FCC data, areas with the highest population density tend to offer higher speeds and have access to more Internet providers.
(Select all that apply)
89% get DSL
93% get Cable
18% get Fiber
100% get Satellite
Broadband government information
The Connect Ohio Program Office, under the direction of the Ohio Office of Information Technology (OIT), will provide staff support to the Connect Ohio Technology Association, which consists of leadership form the Department of Development, the Office of Information Technology, the Department of Education, Public Utilities Commission, the State Library, legislators, state associations, broadband providers and other broadband stakeholders in Ohio.
OH Internet news
As part of a longstanding project to connect essential community anchor institutions across the country, and facilitate closer collaboration and long-term benefits for education, research, healthcare, public safety, and government services, the University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development (UCAID) proposes a comprehensive 50-state network benefitting approximately 121,000 community anchors.