Internet Providers in Garrochales, Puerto Rico

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Residential Internet Statistics for Garrochales, PR
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 14.17 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 100%

Internet Access in Garrochales, Puerto Rico

Looking at network availability, Garrochales features strong coverage for both cable Internet and fiber networks. Cable broadband service is sold by TV providers, and transmits data to customers over coax copper cable wires on municipal utility poles, which should be visible on the street near your building.

The plans displayed above are manually collected by our research team. We've aggregated 0 Internet plans in the area around Garrochales since 2014.

Garrochales addresses that are able to get any sort of Internet service are likely to pay a high price. The main reason is that towns with low broadband competition give providers no incentive to reduce pricing.

Claro Internet is the third largest wired broadband provider in Garrochales by coverage area, available to 83 percent of the area. XAirNet is another company worth knowing about — while fixed wireless isn't as well known as cable or DSL, it can be an interchangeable service quality in some cases.

HughesNet and Liberty Cablevision are the strongest providers in Garrochales in terms of coverage area. The more common providers often compete at addresses around Garrochales.

  • There are 7 internet providers in Garrochales with 6 of those offering residential service

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Garrochales, Puerto Rico

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Claro Internet 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s
Liberty Cablevision 500 Mbps Cable 16s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Garrochales, Puerto Rico

  • Claro Internet - 83.5% Availability in Garrochales - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Liberty - 84.3% Availability in Garrochales - Speeds up to 500 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Garrochales - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Garrochales

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Approximately 47,000 people in Arecibo 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 100% of Garrochales 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 Arecibo County, approximately 49,000 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 and Video Streaming Around Garrochales

Data collected by our market research team suggests that common providers in the area use data caps for their residential broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue since subscribers view them as a strategy to limit streaming services. Providers insist they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the culprit is the same: video streaming, which can use anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Garrochales

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Claro Internet Fiber and DSL 83.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
XAirNet Fixed Wireless 87.4%+ 10 Mbps
Liberty Cablevision Cable 84.3%+ 500 Mbps
AeroNet Fixed Wireless 67.6%+ 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
AeroNet Fixed Wireless 67.6%+ 100 Mbps
XAirNet Fixed Wireless 87.4%+ 10 Mbps
Claro Internet Copper 48.7%+ 75 Mbps

Compare Garrochales to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Garrochales 14.2 Mbps 6 $1.78 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +334.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +92.9 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +85.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +97.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +101.1 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )