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Internet Providers in Rural Ridge, Pennsylvania
Residential Internet Statistics for Rural Ridge, PA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,200 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$45.23|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Rural Ridge, Pennsylvania:
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Internet Access in Rural Ridge, Pennsylvania
Information on BroadbandNow is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage reporting. We leverage direct provider reports to further validate and enhance the information. Plan, pricing, and other data on BroadbandNow is aggregated manually by our data analysis division. To date, we've collected and verified 221 bundled Internet deals for Rural Ridge. Data from the FCC is updated every two quarters, but often gets posted to BroadbandNow up to six months ahead of FCC releases thanks to direct reporting with major providers.
Taking a look at network technologies available Rural Ridge, the most prevalent physical wire broadband technology infrastructures are Cable (85.94 percent coverage) and Satellite (virtually one hundred percent coverage). Cable is marketed by television corporations, using already-built coaxial cable TV networks. Rural Ridge customers of cable Internet service providers such as XFINITY from Comcast generally pick it because of the reasonably low pricing for workable speeds. (Compared to DSL, anyway.)
XFINITY from Comcast is a common alternative to the primary providers. They offer 85 percent local availability and a maximum speed of 987 Mbps.
Viasat Internet is the most common provider in Rural Ridge. The provider is available to virtually one hundred percent of Rural Ridge census blocks. HughesNet is the most likely second choice, providing close to one hundred percent of the area with Satellite service. The fastest plan we've seen for HughesNet in Rural Ridge is 25 megabits per second.
For more info, click to initialize the map below and use the zoom tools to explore. The average amount of market competition is 1.59 companies in each census block. Unfortunately, this leaves 26.56 percent of residents with only one provider, or no coverage at all.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Rural Ridge, Pennsylvania
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||85.9%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||20 Mbps||DSL||6m 49s||73.4%|
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 in Rural Ridge
Data collected by our researchers suggests that common ISPs in Rural Ridge use data caps for their home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because customers view them as a tactic to stop streaming services. Providers maintain they are a necessary tool for managing heavy network traffic. In either case, the issue is the same: video streaming, which easily consumes anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.