Internet Providers in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania

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Residential Internet Statistics for Tunkhannock, PA
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 34.86 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 6.53%

Internet Access in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania

Information surfaced here is based on the FCC's bi-annual coverage filings. BroadbandNow leverages direct provider reports to validate that data down to the census block level. Plan, pricing, and other data is aggregated by our data science team. BroadbandNow has analyzed and verified 329 Internet plans for Tunkhannock in the past few years. speed averages are calculated from 20,650 local connections. They are meant for general provider comparison purposes only.

Frontier Communications as well as Blue Ridge Communications can also provide coverage in Tunkhannock, often competing for the same customers.

Taking a look at less fortunate neighborhoods in Tunkhannock, as many as 1,000 people are left with one or fewer options for wired Internet.

Coverage from the most common companies, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As you might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Tunkhannock.

In summary, Tunkhannock's Internet infrastructure follows a similar pattern to other US cities and towns: wide coverage for bundled cable and DSL Internet service, but only two choices since most houses or apartments are limited to only one company for subscribing to either service. This pattern has a logical cause. Broadband Internet providers used to be TV and phone companies. So, they use conveniently pre-built wired networks on telephone poles to deliver their broadband Internet service.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Tunkhannock with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Tunkhannock is the 351st most connected city in Pennsylvania ahead of Nicholson, Factoryville, Falls, Mehoopany, and Meshoppen.
  • The fastest zip code in Tunkhannock for February 2021 is 18657. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Blue Ridge Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Service Electric Cablevision 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania

  • Frontier - 94.3% Availability in Tunkhannock - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Blue Ridge - 83.9% Availability in Tunkhannock - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 14.7% Availability in Tunkhannock - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Service Electric Cablevision - 3.0% Availability in Tunkhannock - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Tunkhannock - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Tunkhannock - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Tunkhannock

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Tunkhannock is the 351st most connected city in Pennsylvania ahead of Nicholson, Factoryville, Falls, Mehoopany, and Meshoppen.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 400 people in Wyoming County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 89% of Tunkhannock residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

As of this month, 18657 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Tunkhannock.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Wyoming County, approximately 3,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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 Tunkhannock

Data collected by our market research team suggests that top ISPs place a limit on streaming for their home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial since consumers view caps as a strategy to stop streaming services, while providers explain data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: video streaming, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Tunkhannock

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Frontier Communications DSL 94.3%+ 115 Mbps
Blue Ridge Communications Cable 83.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 14.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Service Electric Cablevision Cable 3.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps
PenTeleData Fiber 76.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Blue Ridge Business Cable 75.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 16.0%+ 987 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 2.2%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Tunkhannock to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Tunkhannock 34.9 Mbps 6 $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +314.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +72.2 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +64.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +76.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +80.4 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )