Internet Providers in Ellsworth, Pennsylvania

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Residential Internet Statistics for Ellsworth, PA
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 0 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0%

Internet Access in Ellsworth, Pennsylvania

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the strongest coverage footprint in Ellsworth. HughesNet is also widely available.

Cable and DSL are the two main broadband technologies around Ellsworth, fighting over the same subscribers at many addresses and generally competing on service quality. Cable speed is usually stronger, but overall performance found with either network system are similar.

Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) and Atlantic Broadband also have Internet service in Ellsworth, with shared coverage areas in some blocks.

The Internet plans displayed on this page are collected individually by our data team.

Overall, the amount of Internet providers in Ellsworth isn't strong (2.96 companies available per census block). 2 companies for each resident isn't a lot, yet it's sufficient to drive competition on price that benefits those who live in better connected parts of the city.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Ellsworth, Pennsylvania

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Atlantic Broadband 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 100 Mbps DSL and Cable 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Ellsworth, Pennsylvania

  • Consolidated - 99.9% Availability in Ellsworth - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Atlantic Broadband - 96.0% Availability in Ellsworth - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Ellsworth - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Ellsworth - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Ellsworth

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Ellsworth is the 261st most connected city in Pennsylvania ahead of Charleroi and Scenery Hill, but behind Bentleyville, California, and Fredericktown.

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

Approximately 4,000 people in Washington 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 100% of Ellsworth 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.

In Washington County, approximately 12,000 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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Ellsworth

Data from our researchers shows that many of the common ISPs use data caps on home Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue since customers view them as a tactic to discourage "cord cutting". Providers insist that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the culprit is streaming services, which easily consumes anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Ellsworth

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL and Cable 99.9%+ 100 Mbps
Atlantic Broadband Cable 96.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Atlantic Broadband Cable and Fiber 91.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) Cable 100% 100 Mbps