Internet Providers in Curwensville, Pennsylvania

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Residential Internet Statistics for Curwensville, PA
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 1.34 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 21.81%

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 182 Internet plans in Curwensville since founding in 2014. The speed averages shown here are calculated from 6,422 speed test recordsover the past 12 months.

2-3 Internet choices per block is a low amount of broadband competition, but it's sufficient to improve performance in Curwensville blocks with provider overlap. Choice often varies from block to block, as you can see in the map below.

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 (formerly Exede) 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 9 internet providers in Curwensville with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Curwensville is the 1,123rd most connected city in Pennsylvania ahead of Clearfield, Grampian, and Houtzdale, but behind West Decatur and Woodland.
  • The fastest zip code in Curwensville for February 2021 is 16833. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

200 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Curwensville, Pennsylvania

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Atlantic Broadband 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Windstream 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Curwensville, Pennsylvania

  • Atlantic Broadband - 78.2% Availability in Curwensville - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Windstream - 1.7% Availability in Curwensville - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Curwensville - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Curwensville - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Curwensville

Curwensville Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Curwensville is the 1,123rd most connected city in Pennsylvania ahead of Clearfield, Grampian, and Houtzdale, but behind West Decatur and Woodland.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 2,000 people in Clearfield County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 96% of Curwensville residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

As of this month, 16833 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Curwensville.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Clearfield County, approximately 15,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Curwensville

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Atlantic Broadband Cable 78.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Windstream DSL 1.7%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Atlantic Broadband Cable and Fiber 49.4%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Curwensville to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Curwensville 1.3 Mbps 6 $1.10 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +347.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +105.8 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +98.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +110.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +114 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )