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Internet Providers in Holtwood, Pennsylvania
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Internet Access in Holtwood, Pennsylvania
Holtwood features two major broadband network types to understand — cable (91.60% availability) and DSL (96.78% availability). Coaxial cable broadband service is usually delivered via TV providers using pre-existing coaxial television wires strung up on telephone poles. DSL Internet, similarly, is delivered via twisted copper phone wires. The majority of Holtwood census blocks have access to coaxial cable or DSL from at least two providers.
The plans displayed here are manually gathered through our data science staff.
Frontier Communications as well as XFINITY from Comcast also have coverage in Holtwood, often competing for the same customers.
In the less well-developed neighborhoods in Holtwood, as many as 300 people have only one or fewer choices for wired Internet service.
According to the latest FCC data and direct provider reporting, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable providers in Holtwood in terms of coverage area. The more common providers frequently overlap around Holtwood.
Internet Statistics 2021
11.3% of consumers in Holtwood300 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 Holtwood, Pennsylvania
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||91.6%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||96.8%|
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 Caps and Video Streaming Around Holtwood
Data collected by our research team suggests that many of the common providers in the area use data caps for their residential broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue since customers see caps as a strategy to discourage streaming services, while providers maintain that they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the problem is the same: over-the-top streaming services, which can eat up 1–7GB per hour.