How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25mbps 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 Torrance, Pennsylvania
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Internet Access in Torrance, Pennsylvania
Torrance features a total of 4 broadband providers with residential service, and a total of 8 including smb, enterprise, and mobile providers.
The information listed here comes via FCC reports. Data is enhanced using private databases and direct provider reporting to create more useful results than governmental websites. Information about pricing of current Internet plans is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points every year. There are 185 plans in Torrance since 2014. There are 20 Internet or bundled plans currently marketed.
Taking a look now at network technology with significant infrastructure built the city, the most frequently available hardwired Internet tech types are DSL (46.86 percent coverage) and Satellite (near one hundred percent coverage). Phone companies are the main source for DSL Internet, since DSL, or "Digital Subscriber Line," sends digital information via telephone lines. DSL underperforms when compared with all major wired broadband options.
Viasat Internet offers the largest coverage area in Torrance. close to one hundred percent of Torrance census blocks can get access to them. HughesNet is the most common followup option in the area, serving near one hundred percent of the area with Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest package for Torrance is 25 Mbps.
For more info, explore the map below and use the zoom/pan tools to navigate. Averaged across all of Torrance, the average density of broadband availability is 1.47 providers per census block. This low level of competition leaves 100% of residents with only one choice.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Torrance400 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 Torrance, Pennsylvania
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|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.
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 in Torrance
Data from our research team suggests that top providers in the area currently place some sort of limit on data use on residential broadband plans. Data caps are disliked since consumers see them as a tactic for limiting video streaming. Providers insist that data caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming, which can consume one to seven Gigabytes per hour.