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Internet Providers in Renfrew, Pennsylvania
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Internet Access in Renfrew, Pennsylvania
Information here is calculated based on biannual FCC provider territory reporting. BroadbandNow leverages direct provider coverage reports to further validate and enhance the information on a census block or lit address level. Plan and pricing information on this page is collected through our research division. Locally, we've analyzed 234 broadband plans in the area around Renfrew. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 14 records as of 2022. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
The average Renfrew address has 2 companies to choose from. Accounting for all census blocks, there are exactly 2.04 providers per home.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet choices in Renfrew.
DSL Internet providers connect customers to Internet service via telephone lines, which is why DSL frequently comes through telecom companies that also offer landline phone service. DSL network technology is serviceable to practically one hundred percent of the local population. Refer to the graphs on this page for more information about how marketed speed, latency, and etc compare to current customers' speeds locally.
Besides the Internet options detailed above, CenturyLink is a third option for wired broadband in virtually one hundred percent of the Renfrew area.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Renfrew, Pennsylvania
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||99.5%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||75.1%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||75.1%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Renfrew
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 in Renfrew
Data collected by our researchers suggests that many of the top ISPs in Renfrew currently place some sort of limit on data use for their home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked because customers view caps as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting". Providers explain they are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network congestion. Either way, the issue is the same: video streaming, which easily eats up anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.
Compare Renfrew to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Renfrew||5.9 Mbps||7||$0.73 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +539.7 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +155.4 Mbps )||20 ( +13 )||$0.35 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +175 Mbps )||19 ( +12 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +180.7 Mbps )||26 ( +19 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +173.2 Mbps )||10 ( +3 )||$0.36 ( $0.00 )|