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Internet Providers in Royersford, Pennsylvania
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Internet Access in Royersford, Pennsylvania
There are an average of 2.65 ISPs per census block in Royersford. This means that the majority of locations within city limits will have a minimum of 2-3 options for Internet.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet choices in Royersford.
Royersford residents have multiple wired broadband options options including fiber, cable, and/or DSL. Wide availability of fiber and cable commonly results in strong broadband performance and increased bandwidth. Royersford outperforms the Pennsylvania weighted average by 27.33 percent over the past 12 months. This trend is played out in the speed averages graphed below. cable offers 99.37 percent availability within city limits, and DSL's coverage area is 69.16 percent.
Xfinity is also a commonly available broadband option for Royersford. They offer Cable connections available to 99 percent of the area.
The Internet coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of government data and privatized data collected from providers or via private third parties. Statistics regarding speed data is sourced primarily from M-Labs, the speed test utility shown within BroadbandNow as well as Google and Chrome queries. The BroadbandNow researchers have manually collected package price and plan details for 440 broadband packages for Royersford to date.
Internet Statistics 2022
0.6% of consumers in Royersford100 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 Royersford, Pennsylvania
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||11.9%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||11.9%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Royersford
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 Around Royersford
Data from our research team suggests that popular ISPs in Royersford use data caps for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are disliked because consumers see caps as a tactic to stop "cord cutting", while providers explain data caps are a necessary strategy for managing heavy network congestion. In either case, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which easily eats up 1–7GB/hr.
Compare Royersford to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Royersford||252.5 Mbps||7||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +293.1 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( -91.2 Mbps )||20 ( +13 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( -71.6 Mbps )||19 ( +12 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( -65.9 Mbps )||26 ( +19 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( -73.4 Mbps )||10 ( +3 )||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|