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Internet Providers in Freeport, Pennsylvania
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Internet Access in Freeport, Pennsylvania
Freeport features a total of 10 Internet service providers (ISPs) with home connections, and a total of 14 including smb, enterprise, and mobile providers such as Armstrong and Xfinity. (Some may be "double entries", since many providers list residential service and enterprise services separately.)
Taking a look now at network technology available in the Freeport area, the most widespread wired Internet tech infrastructures are Cable and Fixed Wireless, with 95.88% and 84.15% respectively. TV providers are usually the source for cable Internet and Wifi service, because they can use their existing TV wires — which already connect to most homes — to connect subscribers to Internet service. Freeport customers of cable Internet service providers like Xfinity generally select it thanks to the combination of low pricing for decent speeds. (Compared to the alternatives, anyway.)
The information listed here comes from FCC filings. Then, it's enhanced with privatized data sources and direct provider reporting to output more accurate resources than is available from the FCC directly. Data about pricing and speeds of individual Internet plans is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans every year. We've analyzed 426 Freeport Internet plans from 2014 to the present, with 50 Internet deals currently marketed in the area.
The majority of Freeport residents have 2-3 wired broadband providers available. 14.29% of the Freeport area — 700 people — are limited to one or fewer options for which provider to use. cable and DSL Internet services almost always provide the most agreeable pricing for home use.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the largest Internet providers in Freeport in terms of coverage. These providers often compete at addresses in different blocks around Freeport.
Internet Statistics 2021
14.3% of consumers in Freeport700 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 Freeport, Pennsylvania
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Windstream||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||3.7%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||30 Mbps||DSL||4m 33s||81.6%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||84.2%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Freeport
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 Caps and Video Streaming in Freeport
Data from our market researchers shows that some of the common ISPs currently use data caps on home Internet connections. Data caps are disliked because consumers see caps as a tactic for limiting streaming, while providers maintain data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the culprit is streaming video, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Freeport to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Freeport||205.6 Mbps||10||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +340 Mbps )||19 ( +9 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( -44.3 Mbps )||18 ( +8 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( -24.7 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( -19 Mbps )||24 ( +14 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( -26.5 Mbps )||9 ( -1 )||$0.38 ( + $0.00 )|