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Internet Providers in Hoschton, Georgia
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Internet Access in Hoschton, Georgia
Coverage data shows two major network choices around Hoschton — cable (89.90% coverage) and DSL (91.52% availability). Cable broadband service is usually provided from TV companies, using their pre-existing copper coaxial television lines mounted on utility poles. DSL is sent over twisted copper phone wires. The vast majority of Hoschton neighborhoods and addresses can subscribe to coaxial cable and/or DSL service from two or more Internet providers.
Viasat Internet offers the largest coverage area for Hoschton residents. close to one hundred percent of the Hoschton area can get access to them. HughesNet is the most likely second option, providing virtually one hundred percent of Hoschton with Satellite service. HughesNet's strongest plan for Hoschton is 25 Mbps.
The majority of Hoschton residents have 2-3 wired broadband service providers to choose from (2.54 per census block). 7.52 percent of the Hoschton area — 1,000 people in total — have one or fewer choices. Regardless of alternative services with local coverage, cable and DSL Internet services almost always provide the most reasonable price for home use.
XFINITY from Comcast provides a common alternative. They offer 90 percent coverage and a top speed of 987 Mbps. Outside of consumer Internet, there are also 5 providers in city limits selling enterprise-level services such as point-to-point connectivity. Our search results include all providers with business packages online, although some can connect both residential and business Internet.
The broadband coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from public governmental data from the FCC and privatized data we source from providers. Averaged statistics about speed averages is sourced via M-Labs. Our market researchers have manually filed package pricing and plan details on 352 broadband offerings in Hoschton to date.
Internet Statistics 2021
7.5% of consumers in Hoschton1,000 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 Hoschton, Georgia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Windstream||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||61.0%|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||90.3%|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||34.9%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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 Cap Issues and Cord Cutting Around Hoschton
Data from our market researchers shows that some of the common ISPs in the area currently place a limit on data use for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are controversial since subscribers view caps as a strategy for limiting streaming services. Providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.
Compare Hoschton to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Hoschton||442.8 Mbps||8||$0.53 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +91.6 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -294 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -282.2 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -273.3 Mbps )||23 ( +15 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -280.7 Mbps )||8||$0.66 ( + $0.00 )|