Internet Service Providers in Cleveland
Note: please make sure you know all the charges that you will be
billed for to avoid surprises. Some charge aggressively for prime
time usage, internet e-mail, on-line storage, usage over a set
amount, premium services, and so on, plus any one-time setup charges.
Note: don't be surprised if some popular services are hard to
connect to during prime time. Try dialing up their local access
number during the hours you would be likely to use it to confirm this.
Note: this list is not an endorsement of any particular service and
is incomplete and unverified. Also, I no longer actively maintain it.
- APK Net, Ltd. is a local service founded by Zbigniew Tyrlik located
in the Keith building.
It is a full service provider for business and individuals.
and its history is available.
- ExchangeNet is now a Voyage.net company. It was founded by Michael
Krause and located in the Keith building.
It is a full service provider for business and individuals.
Coverage information is available.
The voice number is 216-615-9400.
- Multiverse is a local service located in downtown Cleveland.
It offers a SLIP/PPP, leased and ISDN lines.
The data number is 216-664-6776 and the voice number is 216-344-3080.
- New Age Consulting Service is a local service started by Gregory
Boehnlein. They offer shell and SLIP/PPP accounts, leased lines, and
Data number is 216-619-2015 and 24 hour voice hotline is 216-524-8414.
- Integrity Online
- Integrity Online Cleveland is part of a national service that serves
Northeast Ohio with a range of Internet services including domain
hosting and connectivity. The voice number is 888-735-5336.
- OhioOnline, Inc. is a local service located in the Keith building
and Columbus. They provide connectivity service to business but no residential
dial-up. They also provide website and network development services.
The voice number is 216-522-1818.
- Now Online
- Now Online, Inc. was a local service started by Jeffrey Williams
located in the Keith building. They offer an online service as well
as internet access with personal web pages in many states.
The data number is 216-377-9079 and voice number is 216-263-1600.
- CoreComm Internet Group (formerly Stratos) was a local service provider
located in the Keith building. They offer dialup, ISDN, 56k, T1 thru
OC3 lines, co-location, web design and hosting services in many states.
Voice number is 216-902-4330.
- GWIS is a local service provided by Gateway to Internet Services
located in Hudson. Shell and PPP access to Cleveland and Akron.
Voice phone is 216-656-5511 for Cleveland and 216-342-3922 for Akron.
Data is 216-656-5151 for Cleveland and 216-342-3535 for Akron.
- interAX by Acme Express is a local service provider located in Cleveland.
Users use PPP to connect to their server. Voice phone is 216-391-7400.
- Access Link Communications
- Access Link Communications On-Line Internet Services is a local
service provider located in Lakewood. Voice phone is 216-521-LINK.
- RMRC, Ltd.
- RMRC is a local service provider located in Willoughby run by
Tom Knittel whose service area is Cuyahoga and most of Lake counties.
Provides, SLIP, PPP and ISDN connections. Voice phone is 216-269-3839.
- Rampant, Inc.
- Rampant is a local service provider located in Independence run by
Robert Scott. Services include name registration, web page and server
setup, and CD-ROM creation. Voice phone is 216-524-5577.
- Quik Internet of SWC
- Quik Internet is a franchise service provider. The one located in
Parma is run by Todd A. Bobka. They have a wide range of services available.
Voice phone is 216-635-0821.
- Mango Bay Communications
- Mango Bay Communications is a local service provider located in
Cleveland. They offer 56K X2 Dial-up, web hosting and design, and more.
They have POPs in Cleveland and Akron. Voice phone is 440-888-7768.
- NCCW Online is a local service provider located in Beachwood.
They offer dialups and web hosting. The POPs are in Cleveland area.
Voice phone is 216-763-0251.
- NetRamp Express
- NetRamp Express is a local service and presence provider located in
Cuyahoga Falls. Services include dial-up and ISDN, web design and
hosting for residential and commercial customers. Voice phone 330-923-0762
- LightStream Internet, Inc
- LightStream Internet is a local service provided located in Mentor.
Services include shell, SLIP, PPP, FTP, WWW, ISDN, 56-T1. Voice phone is
216-269-2352 or 1-800-345-0175.
- Cybersets, Inc
- Cybersets, Inc. is a full service Internet provider located in Avon
Lake affiliated with North Coast Computers.
Services include flat rate Internet access plus webspace for individuals
Voice phone is 216-741-2441 for Cleveland and 216-930-5117 for Lorain.
- ESC Internet Serivces
- ESC Internet Services in Elyria is a full service ISP for both
residents and businesses. They offer DSL and dial-up. Dial-up starts at
$9.95/month with unlimited access, 5 FREE email addresses, 10MB of web
space, 24/7 customer support, and free web mail. The company has been
in business for 20 years and has been an ISP for 8 years.
Voice phone is 440-322-7300.
- OARnet is an Ohio service provider. It provides dialup, ISDN, or
leased line connections. It allows you to become an internet node.
The voice number is 614-728-8100 or 1-800-627-8101.
The national ISP field has expanded dramatically with the growth of
the net and the web. I have only listed some of the major providers
so don't be surprised if your favorite is not listed.
Comments and corrections very welcome. You may be interested in a
of providers for the 216 area code or the several lists noted in the
Access Providers Meta-List.
Please note my Cleveland Area Servers list.
- America Online is the biggest service provider in the world at
over 22 million users. They provide content as well as access to
the net. Their access software runs on Windows and Macintosh.
- Earthlink (Mindspring) is a national service provider including
Canada and UK. It acquired Netcom. They have a large POP network and
provide many services to individuals and businesses.
- Verizon Communications acquired GTE Intelligent Network Services.
It has nation-wide POP system and a wide range of options from dial-up to
The local data number is 216-902-4858 or 330-761-4531 in Akron.
There is a 1-800-927-3000 voice number.
- AT&T WorldNet is a service of AT&T. They are expanding rapidly to
provide for home or business access with special rates for AT&T long
distance users. There is a 1-800-967-5363 voice number.
- Verio, Inc. provides a wide variety of internet connectivity services to
businesses and institutions, including dial-up and web hosting. Voice
number is 216-523-2600 or 1-800-466-0088.
- XO Communications (CNC) is in the business of connecting
people and information. They have a full variety of Internet services.
The local data number of 216-524-1498 or 330-376-7996 in Akron.
There is a 1-800-939-4262 voice number.
- PSINet is a service of PSI with hundreds of POPs
in the USA and worldwide. They concentrate on corporate customers.
There is a 1-800-395-1056 voice number.
- CompuServe Interactive Services, Inc. is a worldwide service provider
with over two million members in over 100 countries.
The original online service is now a subsidiary of AOL.
They have a lot of business oriented features which are billed by usage.
- Genie Online Services is owned by Yovelle Renaissance Corporation.
Genie is a commercial on-line service provider. It provides a lot of
business oriented features with many RoundTables.
- Prodigy Internet is a service of Prodigy Communications Corporation.
This service is separate from the
on-line service which was an early joint project of IBM and Sears but
is now independent and plans to go public.
- IBM Internet Connection Services is a service of IBM available in over
50 countries allowing Internet connections from almost anywhere in the world.
- MSN.COM is a service of Microsoft best viewed with Internet Explorer.
- The WELL from Whole Earth Networks has hundreds of active on-line
conferences. This is one of the oldest networks and still running. There
are about 300 local access points including several in Ohio. Services
include e-mail and webspace and domain services.
- E-Guys is a private national ISP headquartered in Springfield, Missouri.
They have local dial-ups in over 5000 cities and some international ones.
Services include e-mail and personal website hosting.
- Allegiance Telecom
- Allegiance Telecom was founded in order to provide Dedicated Internet
Access to businesses in all Metro areas including Cleveland, OH. Allegiance
provides dedicated T1 up to OC3 service as well as Integrated voice and data
services over a single T1 to reduce cost. 216-503-2022
- Mpower Communications Corporation is a facilities-based CLEC and ISP
covering 27 various markets throughout the USA. Providing an integrated
bundle of broadband data and voice communications services through our
broadband DSL and T-1 service delivery platforms. Mpower delivers a full
range of telephony, highspeed data, internet access and web hosting
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Last Updated Thu Jul 10 17:10 EDT 2003