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Internet Providers in Springtown, Pennsylvania
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Internet Access in Springtown, Pennsylvania
Springtown features only two major Internet service options: cable (near one hundred percent coverage) and DSL (94.40% availability). Coaxial cable Internet is generally delivered via TV corporations, using their pre-existing copper coaxial television wires strung up on telephone poles or buried along the street. DSL Internet, similarly, is delivered via landline phone wires. The vast majority of Springtown neighborhoods and census blocks can access both cable and DSL from at least two providers.
Keep in mind, since FCC data is currently tallied up twice a year and only released six months after that, availability shown in the results below might not reflect the most recent network expansions or regional changes. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce the lag.
Service Electric Cable TV is also a commonly available Internet choice in Springtown, offering Cable service in practically one hundred percent of the area.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Springtown's primary wired broadband providers.
To get a granular look at how broadband access changes around Springtown, explore the map below and use the zoom and pan tools to explore. You'll find that the average amount of broadband availability is 1.94 providers per census block. This low amount of competition leaves 5.6 percent of consumers with only one choice, or no coverage at all.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Springtown, Pennsylvania
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Service Electric Cable TV||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||100.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||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.
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 Springtown
Data collected by our research team shows that common providers in Springtown currently place some sort of limit on streaming for their residential broadband plans. Data caps are controversial because consumers view caps as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting". Providers explain caps are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the issue is streaming services, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Springtown to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Springtown||18.8 Mbps||4||$0.99 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +515.6 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +130 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +141.8 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +150.7 Mbps )||23 ( +19 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +143.3 Mbps )||8 ( +4 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|