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Internet Providers in Curwensville, Pennsylvania
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Internet Access in Curwensville, Pennsylvania
Information below is based on biannual FCC provider territory reports. BroadbandNow leverages direct reporting from providers to validate that information, down to the census block level. Pricing and plan data on this page is hand-gathered manually by our data science division. BroadbandNow has analyzed 277 Internet plans in Curwensville since founding in 2014. The speed averages shown here are calculated from 3,804 speed test recordsover the past 12 months.
In less fortunate neighborhoods in Curwensville, as many as 1,000 people are left with one (or zero) choices for wired Internet.
Verizon High Speed Internet as well as Atlantic Broadband can also provide coverage in Curwensville, often competing for the same customers.
DSL and cable are the primary broadband network options in the Curwensville area. They are fighting for the same subscribers at many addresses and competing with each other. Coaxial cable speed tends to be stronger, but the overall speeds we've recorded with either network type are comparable.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable ISPs in Curwensville in terms of coverage. As the maps below illustrate, these providers often overlap in most neighborhoods around Curwensville.
- There are 8 internet providers in Curwensville with 5 of those offering residential service
- Curwensville is the 1,133rd most connected city in Pennsylvania ahead of Grampian, Clearfield, and Houtzdale, but behind Woodland and West Decatur.
- The fastest zip code in Curwensville for July 2021 is 16833. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
22.9% of consumers in Curwensville1,000 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 Curwensville, Pennsylvania
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Atlantic Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||78.3%|
|Windstream||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||1.8%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||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.
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 Around Curwensville
Data collected by our research team suggests that some of the common ISPs in the area place some sort of limit on streaming on home Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue lately since users see caps as a strategy to discourage "cord cutting". Providers maintain caps are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network congestion. In either case, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which can eat up anywhere from 1–7GB/hour.
Compare Curwensville to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Curwensville||1.6 Mbps||5||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +532.8 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +147.2 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +159 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +167.9 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +160.5 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|