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Internet Providers in Galeton, Pennsylvania
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Internet Access in Galeton, Pennsylvania
Galeton has two major Internet service types to understand: coaxial cable (74.33% availability) and DSL (88.71% coverage). Coaxial cable broadband is usually delivered by cable TV providers via their pre-existing coaxial copper television cables on telephone poles or buried in the street. DSL is delivered via landline phone lines. The majority of Galeton neighborhoods and addresses have access to both cable service or DSL from competing Internet companies.
Verizon High Speed Internet and Blue Ridge Communications also have Internet service in Galeton, with significant overlap in some blocks.
The plans displayed on this page are gathered manually by our data team. The 47 Internet plans shown above are the most recent of 203 broadband plans we've aggregated in Galeton to date.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.
For a detailed look at how broadband access changes throughout Galeton, explore the map below. The average density of broadband competition is 1.71 providers in each census block. This leaves 31.57 percent of residents with inadequate broadband coverage.
Internet Statistics 2021
31.6% of consumers in Galeton600 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 Galeton, Pennsylvania
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Blue Ridge Communications||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||73.6%|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||2.9%|
|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.
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 Galeton
Data collected by our researchers shows that many of the common providers in the area use data caps on residential broadband plans. Data caps are a public issue because subscribers view caps as a tactic to limit "cord cutting", while providers explain data caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. Either way, the problem is the same: streaming video, which can use anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Galeton to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Galeton||9.8 Mbps||6||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +524.6 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +139 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +150.8 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +159.7 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +152.3 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|