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Internet Speeds in Cincinnati, OH

Cincinnati residents have 3 internet providers to choose from. Cincinnati Bell is the most popular provider, offering DSL and fiber internet service. In our research, we have been seeing 104 Mbps for download speeds and 61 Mbps for upload speeds for Cincinnati Bell customers over 85,395 recent tests. Spectrum and CenturyLink also have coverage in Cincinnati, although they are not as popular as Cincinnati Bell. These providers offer cable, fiber and DSL internet service.

See more detailed speed and coverage data below.

Last updated on January 22, 2023
ProviderDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
Cincinnati Bell
DSL
Fiber
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104 Mbps61 Mbps33 ms
Spectrum
Cable
Fiber
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147 Mbps11 Mbps21 ms
CenturyLink
DSL
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102 Mbps61 Mbps12 ms
* Data from speed tests taken in the last 3 months

Internet Providers in Cincinnati, OH

Cincinnati Bell

DSL
Fiber

Download Speed

104Mbps

Upload Speed

61Mbps

Latency

33ms

Overview

Cincinnati Bell is the most popular provider in Cincinnati offering DSL and fiber internet service. Users have been getting 104 Mbps for download speeds and 61 Mbps for upload speeds over 85,395 recent tests.

Performance Breakdown

Cincinnati Bell has the 2nd fastest average download speed, the 2nd fastest average upload speed, and the 3rd lowest latency out of all of the providers in Cincinnati. 23% of users saw download speeds between 250-500 Mbps, and 28% of users saw upload speeds between 100-250 Mbps.

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Recent Cincinnati Bell Speed Tests in Cincinnati

DateDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
January 21, 2023189 Mbps25 Mbpsn/a ms
January 21, 2023142 Mbps225 Mbps12 ms
January 21, 202365 Mbps21 Mbps37 ms
January 21, 202366 Mbps21 Mbps37 ms
January 21, 2023124 Mbps11 Mbps27 ms
January 21, 202394 Mbps93 Mbps34 ms
January 21, 202392 Mbps93 Mbpsn/a ms
January 21, 2023266 Mbps107 Mbps29 ms
January 21, 2023811 Mbps212 Mbpsn/a ms
January 21, 2023225 Mbps135 Mbpsn/a ms

Spectrum

Cable
Fiber

Download Speed

147Mbps

Upload Speed

11Mbps

Latency

21ms

Overview

Spectrum is the 2nd most popular provider in Cincinnati offering cable and fiber internet service. Users have been getting 147 Mbps for download speeds and 11 Mbps for upload speeds over 68,196 recent tests.

Performance Breakdown

Spectrum has the fastest average download speed, the 3rd fastest average upload speed, and the 2nd lowest latency out of all of the providers in Cincinnati. 33% of users saw download speeds between 250-500 Mbps, and 62% of users saw upload speeds between 10-25 Mbps.

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Recent Spectrum Speed Tests in Cincinnati

DateDownload SpeedUpload SpeedLatency
January 21, 202323 Mbps2 Mbpsn/a ms
January 21, 2023337 Mbps11 Mbps29 ms
January 21, 202363 Mbps6 Mbpsn/a ms
January 21, 2023209 Mbps12 Mbpsn/a ms
January 21, 2023337 Mbps11 Mbps22 ms
January 21, 2023133 Mbps11 Mbps33 ms
January 21, 2023515 Mbps30 Mbps20 ms
January 21, 2023139 Mbps21 Mbps21 ms
January 21, 2023113 Mbps23 Mbps21 ms
January 21, 2023153 Mbps11 Mbps34 ms

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Frequently Asked Questions

What internet providers are available in Cincinnati, OH?

Cincinnati Bell, Spectrum and CenturyLink currently operate in Cincinnati.

What is the most popular internet provider in Cincinnati, OH?

Cincinnati Bell is currently the most popular internet provider in Cincinnati based on the number of speed tests in the last 3 months.

What is the fastest internet provider in Cincinnati, OH?

The fastest internet provider for you is going to differ based on your needs, and which providers actually serve your home. However, when it comes to the real speeds users in Cincinnati are getting, Spectrum provides the fastest download and upload speeds.

Is there fiber internet in Cincinnati, OH?

Cincinnati Bell and Spectrum provide fiber internet in Cincinnati.