What Is the Average Monthly Cost of an Internet Connection?

What Is the Average Monthly Cost of an Internet Connection?

What Is the Average Monthly Cost of an Internet Connection?

The price of a monthly Internet connection is dependent upon whether one is using dial-up, DSL, cable or fiber optic to access the Internet. As of 2014, dial-up connections are still available from companies such as NetZero, Earthlink and Juno for between $10 and $12.50 per month for unlimited access.

As of 2014, the average cost for DSL Internet access is between $20 and $45 a month and the average cost for cable or fiber-optic broadband Internet access ranges from $25 all the way up to a high of $145 a month. Speeds of fiber-optic Internet access can be even faster than cable Internet access and is offered by companies such as Verizon.