How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25 Mbps 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 Slatedale, Pennsylvania
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Internet Access in Slatedale, Pennsylvania
Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Slatedale. HughesNet is also widely available.
Blue Ridge Communications is another common Internet choice for Slatedale, offering Cable service in near one hundred percent of the area.
Looking at the Internet network technology types around Slatedale, there are currently two options: cable (providers like Blue Ridge Communications) and DSL (providers like Verizon High Speed Internet).
59.17 percent of Slatedale residents are currently without a choice for broadband Internet service. This isn't a shock since competition between the incumbent Internet providers is poor. Addresses in the city generally have 1-2 choices for Internet service, when averaged across the whole community.
The broadband coverage statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from public governmental data from the FCC and privatized datasets we collect directly from telecoms, or through private sources. Average statistics shown below regarding speed and performance data comes via M-Labs, the speed test utility shown within BroadbandNow as well as Google and Chrome search results. The BroadbandNow research team has hand-aggregated package price and plan details on 210 Internet offerings for Slatedale to date.
Internet Statistics 2021
59.2% of consumers in Slatedale200 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 Slatedale, Pennsylvania
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Blue Ridge Communications||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||100.0%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Slatedale
Data from our research team shows that some of the common providers in the area currently place some sort of limit on data use on home broadband packages. Data caps are controversial since consumers view them as a tactic for limiting streaming services, while providers explain they are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network congestion. In either case, the culprit is streaming services, which can eat up anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.