Internet Providers in Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania
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Residential Internet Statistics for Orwigsburg, PA
|Wired Internet Providers:||3|
|Average Speed Test Result:||193.03 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||8.48%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania
Internet Access in Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania
Data on this page is based on the FCC's bi-annual coverage reporting. Our data also includes direct provider coverage reports and other privatized datasets to further validate that data. Plane and pricing data is aggregated manually by our market research division. We've found and verified 267 broadband plans in Orwigsburg since 2014. The speed averages shown here are drawn from 6,542 speed test recordsover the past 12 months.
Coverage from the two biggest companies, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As you might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Orwigsburg.
2 Internet options per block may be a low level of competition, but it's enough to drive price and speed competition in Orwigsburg communities with provider overlap. Choice often varies from block to block.
Verizon High Speed Internet and XFINITY from Comcast can also provide coverage in Orwigsburg, often competing for the same customers.
In summary, Orwigsburg's broadband situation follows a similar pattern to other US cities: strong coverage of cable and DSL service, except that most houses are stuck with one provider for setting up either type of service. The cable/DSL pattern comes from the fact that Broadband service providers started as cable TV and phone companies. So, they use these already connected networks to deliver broadband service. The area's average downstream performance is 38.29 percent higher than the Pennsylvania average across all cities. Refer to the speed test results directly below to see how local Internet providers add up over time.
- There are 14 internet providers in Orwigsburg with 5 of those offering residential service
- Orwigsburg is the 1,031st most connected city in Pennsylvania ahead of Port Carbon and Auburn, but behind New Ringgold, Pottsville, and Schuylkill Haven.
- The fastest zip code in Orwigsburg for February 2021 is 17961. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
4.6% of consumers in Orwigsburg300 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 Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Service Electric Cablevision||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania
- Xfinity - 90.2% Availability in Orwigsburg - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Service Electric Cablevision - 2.8% Availability in Orwigsburg - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Orwigsburg - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Orwigsburg - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 Around Orwigsburg
Data collected by our researchers suggests that many of the top providers currently use data caps on residential Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue lately because customers see them as a tactic to stop streaming services, while providers maintain they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming, which can use anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Orwigsburg
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||90.2%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Service Electric Cablevision||Cable||2.8%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||66.0%+||987 Mbps|
|Crown Castle Fiber||Fiber||18.1%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Verizon Business||Copper||3.1%+||3.0 Mbps|
|Global Cloud Xchange||Copper||0.2%+||20 Mbps|
Compare Orwigsburg to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Orwigsburg||193 Mbps||6||$0.35 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +156.1 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.46 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( -85.9 Mbps )||18 ( +12 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( -93.3 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( -81.3 Mbps )||21 ( +15 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( -77.7 Mbps )||9 ( +3 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|