Internet Providers in Richland, PA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Richland, PA
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 14
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $61.76

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

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Richland, PA

1,000 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 Richland, Pennsylvania

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Armstrong 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Richland, Pennsylvania

  • Xfinity - Cable - 98.0% Availability in Richland - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Armstrong - Fiber - 2.6% Availability in Richland - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Richland - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Richland - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Richland

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Richland is the 1,340th most connected city in Pennsylvania behind Robesonia, Myerstown, Womelsdorf, Bethel, and Newmanstown.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 2,000 people in Lebanon County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 33% of Richland residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Lebanon County, approximately 3,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Richland

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Evenlink Fixed Wireless 100% 3.0 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 98.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Armstrong Fiber 2.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 100% 987 Mbps
Evenlink Fixed Wireless 100% 4.0 Mbps
Armstrong Fiber 1.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 0.7%+ 50 Mbps