How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Richland, Pennsylvania
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Internet Access in Richland, Pennsylvania
Looking at broadband service technologies, regular cable broadband is currently the primary wired network type within Richland limits. It is the only wired serviceable for most addresses.
We should note that since FCC data is only tallied up twice annually and only published six or more months after, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.
The average Richland household has 2-3 Internet providers to choose from. Competition is good. It tends to improve prices at a given address. This competition isn't distributed evenly, though. even in 2021, a surprising 67.08 of the local population still has only one option for broadband access.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet choices in Richland.
Aside from the Internet providers listed above, XFINITY from Comcast provides a third option for wired broadband in 98 percent of the Richland area. Wireless companies like Evenlink and satellite companies including are sometimes a good choice, but the incumbent wired providers usually offer a stronger value when it comes to speed and price.
Internet Statistics 2021
67.1% of consumers in Richland1,000 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 Richland, Pennsylvania
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||98.0%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||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 Caps and Cord Cutting Around Richland
Data collected by our researchers suggests that popular ISPs in the area use data caps on home Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue since customers view them as a tactic for limiting streaming. Providers explain caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the issue is streaming services, which easily consumes anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.