Internet Providers in Cheswick, Pennsylvania
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Residential Internet Statistics for Cheswick, PA
|Wired Internet Providers:||4|
|Average Speed Test Result:||133.24 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||0.49%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Cheswick, Pennsylvania
Internet Access in Cheswick, Pennsylvania
Cheswick has 6 residential Internet providers, and 17 if you include business and mobile service. There are 6 choices for wired Internet such as cable or DSL.
Most people in Cheswick have two or more available to them. That said, this number will change depending on which neighborhood you're looking at. The mapping tool provided below illustrates broadband competition changes in different parts of the city.
Coverage from the two most common companies, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As residents might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Cheswick.
Cable and DSL are the two primary network options around the Cheswick metro area. They are fighting over the same potential customers at most addresses and competing with each other. Cable speed is generally better and more consistent. That said, the overall speeds of either system are comparable. Cheswick area public speed test results suggest that network performance is stronger than average. Cheswick is 10.60 percent above the state aggregated average so far as average speed.
Broadband coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from government data from the FCC and private data collected directly from telecoms, or via private third parties. Averaged statistics about speed and performance data is sourced primarily from M-Labs. The BroadbandNow market researchers have hand-filed package pricing and service data on 361 Internet packages for Cheswick to date.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Cheswick, Pennsylvania
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Cheswick, Pennsylvania
- Xfinity - 98.7% Availability in Cheswick - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Consolidated - 36.3% Availability in Cheswick - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Cheswick - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Cheswick - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
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 Around Cheswick
Data from our market researchers suggests that many of the popular providers place some sort of limit on data use for their residential broadband plans. Data caps are controversial because subscribers see them as a tactic to discourage streaming. Providers insist that they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the issue is over-the-top streaming, which can consume 1–7GB/hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Cheswick
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||98.7%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||DSL||36.3%+||100 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||100%||987 Mbps|
|Crown Castle Fiber||Fiber||13.6%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Verizon Business||Copper||6.3%+||3.0 Mbps|
|DQE Communications||Fiber||4.8%+||100 Mbps|
Compare Cheswick to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Cheswick||133.2 Mbps||8||$0.31 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +215.9 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.46 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( -26.1 Mbps )||18 ( +10 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( -33.5 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( -21.5 Mbps )||21 ( +13 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( -17.9 Mbps )||9 ( +1 )||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|