Internet Providers in Volant, PA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Volant, PA
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 14
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $60.7

Internet Access in Volant, Pennsylvania

The overall most commonly available network technologies in Volant are DSL and Fiber lines and Cable networks. Our records show that DSL and Fiber has a 79.33 percent territory, compared with the 64.45 percent Cable service.

Since the majority of houses are only wired for one phone (DSL) provider and cable networks don't generally overlap, the majority of Volant residents have 2 wired broadband service providers available. 14.88% of Volant residents — 400 people — have one or fewer choices for their broadband provider. Regardless of other services with local coverage, cable and DSL broadband almost always offer the best price and data packages for home use.

Viasat Internet is the most commonly available choice for Volant residents. They are accessible for virtually one hundred percent of Volant. HughesNet is the most common second option, providing near one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest plan listed by HughesNet in Volant is 25 Mbps.

The data listed here is primarily sourced from provider coverage reports. Then, it is enhanced using privatized data sources to output more granular results than is available from the FCC directly. Speeds and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points each year. There are a total of 350 Internet plans in Volant from 2014 to the present, with 51 Internet packages currently active.

While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, CenturyLink also serves the area with DSL and Fiber coverage in 79 percent of residents and a recorded maximum speed of 80 Mbps. There are 3 providers with specialized enterprise-level service like T1 and MPLS. Explore the map below to see how many options are available on a granular level, and the "Download Speeds" tab to see how Viasat compares to other Volant options in real-world speed tests.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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 Volant, Pennsylvania

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Armstrong 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 42.9%
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 64.5%
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 79.3%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

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Volant is the 648th most connected city in Pennsylvania ahead of Slippery Rock, New Castle, and New Wilmington, but behind Mercer and Grove City.

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

Approximately 600 people in Lawrence 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 85% of Volant 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.

In Lawrence 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.

Compare Volant to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Volant 4.4 Mbps 7 $0.32 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +530 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +144.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +156.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +165.1 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +157.7 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.37 ( + $0.00 )