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Internet Providers in Hartwell, Georgia
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Internet Access in Hartwell, Georgia
Information below is calculated from biannual FCC provider territory reporting. We also use direct provider reports to enhance that data. Pricing and plan data is collected manually through our data science team. We've found and verified 388 Internet plans for Hartwell in the past few years. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 1,289 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
XFINITY from Comcast is also a commonly available broadband choice in Hartwell. They offer primarily Cable service available to 76 percent of the area.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Hartwell's most widely available wired broadband providers.
The average Hartwell address has 2-3 Internet providers to choose from. Accounting for all blocks, there are exactly 2.54 options for each location.
The takeaway here is that Hartwell's broadband infrastructure conforms with a common pattern in US metro areas: widespread coverage for bundled cable and DSL, but only two choices since a majority of houses or apartments are limited to one provider for either Internet service. This pattern comes from the fact that most Broadband providers used to be cable TV and phone corporations. So, they already own these pre-existing copper networks for delivering Internet bundles.
Internet Statistics 2021
1.5% of consumers in Hartwell200 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Hartwell, Georgia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Hart Telephone Company||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||33.0%|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||76.2%|
|Hart Telephone Company||50 Mbps||Cable||2m 43s||70.7%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Windstream||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||1.8%|
|Hart Telephone Company||30 Mbps||DSL||4m 33s||72.6%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Caps in Hartwell
Data collected by our researchers shows that popular ISPs in Hartwell use data caps on home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since subscribers see caps as a tactic to discourage video streaming, while providers explain caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the problem is the same: video streaming, which easily consumes anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.
Compare Hartwell to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Hartwell||30.1 Mbps||7||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +504.3 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +118.7 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +130.5 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +139.4 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +132 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|
Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Hartwell
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