Internet Providers in Ransom, PA
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Residential Internet Statistics for Ransom, PA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$51.62|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Ransom, Pennsylvania
Internet Access in Ransom, Pennsylvania
Ransom has a total of 4 Internet service providers (ISPs) offering residential service. If you count business ISPs, that's 6 companies overall,. (Take note that some may be "double entries" as many companies list residential and enterprise service separately.)
As of the latest government reporting, 12.88 percent of Ransom households have only one option for home broadband.
Viasat Internet offers the widest availability in Ransom. near one hundred percent of the Ransom area can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common choice in the area, serving near one hundred percent of the area with Satellite broadband service. The fastest package we've seen for HughesNet for Ransom is 25 Mbps.
When we're looking at network technology installed within the city, we see that the most widespread physical wire broadband connection varieties are DSL (94.70 percent coverage) and Cable (87.12 percent coverage). TV providers are the main source for cable Internet service, because they can utilize pre-existing coaxial TV cables — which already connect to most homes — to connect subscribers to the Internet. Cable often makes sense for Ransom residents because of the strong mix of speed and value. DSL Internet service is transmitted by phone lines by corporations such as Frontier Communications that own copper phone lines. Compared to other copper-based networks, the twisted copper bundle construction seen in telephone wires results in slightly less bandwidth compared to more modern techs like cable and significantly less than fiber.
Broadband coverage stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from government data from the FCC and private datasets we collect from telecom industry sources. Statistics regarding speed and performance data is sourced primarily via M-Labs, which is a speed test tool shown within our site as well as Google and Chrome queries. Our in-house research team has manually validated package pricing and service data for 248 Internet deals in Ransom to date.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Ransom, Pennsylvania
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||1m 11s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Ransom, Pennsylvania
- Frontier - DSL - 94.7% Availability in Ransom - Call For Speed Availability
- Xfinity - Cable - 87.1% Availability in Ransom - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Ransom - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Ransom - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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 Around Ransom
Data from our market research team suggests that some of the popular providers in Ransom currently use data caps for their home broadband connections. Data caps are a public issue because consumers see them as a tactic to stop streaming services. Providers maintain caps are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the culprit is the same: over-the-top streaming, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB/hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Ransom
|Frontier Communications||DSL||94.7%+||Call For Speed Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||87.1%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||65.4%+||987 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||100%||Call For Speed Availability|