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Internet Providers in Bangor, Pennsylvania
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Internet Access in Bangor, Pennsylvania
FCC Form 477 data is the backbone for the broadband coverage data highlighted on BroadbandNow. We've processed 9,699 rows of FCC and privatized databases about broadband access within Bangor. Our research division has manually collected pricing details on 348 broadband plans in Bangor. Speed averages originate from 1,276 online speed tests from IP addresses originating in Bangor.
The average home in Bangor has 2-3 wired broadband providers to choose from. 4.44 percent of Bangor residents have one or fewer choices. cable and DSL broadband services are likely to offer the most agreeable price and data policies for home use.
Service Electric Cable TV is an alternative to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet), serving Bangor with a maximum speed of 1,000 Mbps. There are also 3 providers in Bangor with enterprise-level technologies such as SD-WAN. We list all providers with explicit business packages advertised online, but home providers sometimes offer business packages as well.
Taking a look at network tech offered within Bangor, we see that the most widespread wired Internet tech options are DSL (88.99 percent coverage) and Satellite (virtually one hundred percent coverage). DSL service is delivered over phone lines on utility poles, and is sold by companies such as Frontier Communications that own copper phone wires. Compared to other copper cables, the twisted copper construction seen in telephone lines allows for a lower bandwidth ceiling than more modern techs like cable and several times less than fiber.
Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option overall, registered with coverage in close to one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet is available for approximately close to one hundred percent of residents. The fastest speed advertised for Viasat is up to 35 Mbps. HughesNet advertised packages up to 25 Mbps. In general, any speed over 10 Mbps is enough for streaming lower-quality videos over WiFi. However, it may become problematic for multiple users or bandwidth-intensive services like video conferencing, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. You can peruse the custom availability maps below to see broadband options on a granular level.
- There are 13 internet providers in Bangor with 8 of those offering residential service
- Bangor is the 118th most connected city in Pennsylvania ahead of Stroudsburg, Mount Bethel, and Belvidere, but behind Wind Gap and Pen Argyl.
- Explore internet access for communities within Bangor: East Bangor and Roseto
Internet Statistics 2022
4.4% of consumers in Bangor700 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 Bangor, Pennsylvania
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Service Electric Cable TV||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||100.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||28.4%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||28.4%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||89.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Bangor
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Compare Bangor to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Bangor||45.7 Mbps||8||$0.95 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +499.9 Mbps )||21 ( +13 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +115.6 Mbps )||20 ( +12 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +135.2 Mbps )||19 ( +11 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +140.9 Mbps )||26 ( +18 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +133.4 Mbps )||10 ( +2 )||$0.36 ( $0.00 )|