High-Speed Internet Providers in Coshocton, OH

by K.A. Francis
Coshocton is a small town located in east central Ohio.

Coshocton is a small town located in east central Ohio.

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Coshocton, Ohio sits in the east central part of the state where the Tuscarawas and Walhonding rivers meet to form the Muskingum River. Home to just under 12,000 people, the town has unique stores and shops, a large artistic population, and a variety of festivals and events throughout the year. Coshocton offers its residents a small-town feel, with big- city amenities -- including high-speed Internet access.

Internet Options

Residents in Coshocton have two options for Internet service: cable and digital subscriber lines or DSL. Services are offered from three different companies; Time Warner and Windstream offer cable Internet access, while Local Net offers high-speed DSL access.

Local Net

LocalNet has been in operation since 1994, and offers a high-speed Internet DSL product in the Coshocton, Ohio area. LocalNet offers speeds up to 5 megabits per second or Mbps, an "always on" connection, virus protection and a secondary dial-up connection. Monthly DSL packages range from $30 for 1 Mbps uploads to $50 for 5 Mbps as of July 2011.

Time Warner Cable

Time Warner Cable offers several high-speed Internet packages for residents of the Coshocton, Ohio area. The least expensive package offers 512 kilobits per second or Kbps upload and 7 Mbps download speeds, while the most expensive package offers 1 Mbps upload and 10 Mbps download speeds. Package prices range from $35 to $90 a month as of July 2011. Mobile broadband connections are also available for certain packages.

Windstream

Windstream offers three monthly packages for residents in the Coshocton, Ohio area. The least expensive package offers 3 Mbps upload speeds for $40, the most popular package offers 6 Mbps uploads for $45 and the most expensive package gives customers 12 Mbps for $50 a month. Prices are as of July 2011. Free email and online bill pay are also available.

Considerations

Choosing between cable and DSL is less about performance and more about personal preference. If you're considering bundling services such as Internet, cable television and telephone, a cable connection will probably best serve your needs. However, if you simply desire high-speed Internet access, DSL is a viable option.

About the Author

K.A. Francis is a freelance writer with over 15 years experience, and a small business consultant and jewelry designer. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and business administration and a Master of Arts. She has written for "The Einkwell," "Windsor Parent," MomsOnline, Writer's Stew, Lighthouse Venture Group and others. Her jewelry design company, KAF Creations, has been in operation since 1998.

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