Internet Providers in Humacao, Puerto Rico

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Residential Internet Statistics for Humacao, PR
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 89.9 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 100%

Internet Access in Humacao, Puerto Rico

Coverage data shows two main infrastructure options inside Humacao: coaxial cable (almost zero percent coverage) and DSL (practically zero percent availability). Coaxial cable Internet access is usually delivered by traditional cable TV companies, using their pre-existing copper coaxial TV lines strung up on utility poles or buried along the street. DSL, similarly, is sent via phone lines. As a rule, DSL tends to be slower performing than cable service. This is especially true for locations not served by a cable alternative.

The information on this page comes from FCC reports, and is cross-validated through privatized data sources and direct provider reporting to output more useful results than governmental websites. Speed and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting thousands of plans each year.

HughesNet has the largest coverage area for Humacao residents. The provider is available to 97 percent of Humacao. Liberty Cablevision is the most likely second option in the area, providing 90 percent of residents with predominantly Cable service. Liberty's strongest plan for Humacao is 400 Mbps.

Besides the Internet options listed above, Claro Internet is another option to consider. They have Internet in 77 percent of Humacao. Fixed wireless companies such as VPNet and satellite providers such as are sometimes a good choice, but the incumbent wired providers are usually a better deal so far as performance.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Humacao with 7 of those offering residential service
  • The fastest zip code in Humacao for February 2021 is 00791. (see all below).

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Humacao, Puerto Rico

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

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Humacao, Puerto Rico

  • Claro Internet - 77.2% Availability in Humacao - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Liberty - 90.8% Availability in Humacao - Speeds up to 500 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 97.1% Availability in Humacao - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Humacao

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Approximately 7,000 people in Humacao 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 Humacao 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, 00791 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Humacao.

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

In Humacao County, approximately 7,000 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.

Internet Service for Education in Humacao

Economic development reports often find a strong correlation between broadband access and improved schooling. Broadband is essentially a requirement as universities like University Of Puerto Rico-Humacao adapt digital systems to manage coursework. Looking at 40,892 speed tests recorded over the past year at addresses within 2 miles of University Of Puerto Rico-Humacao campus, performance averages are close to 89.92 Mbps — far higher than the lowest connection speed needed for streaming video and interfacing with hosted or communication platforms.

Data Caps and Cord Cutting in Humacao

Data collected by our market researchers shows that common ISPs in Humacao use data caps on home broadband plans. Data caps are controversial because users see caps as a strategy for limiting streaming services. Providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which easily uses one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Humacao

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Claro Internet DSL and Fiber 77.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
VPNet Fixed Wireless 95.4%+ 50 Mbps
AeroNet Fixed Wireless 95.3%+ 100 Mbps
Liberty Cablevision Cable 90.8%+ 500 Mbps
XAirNet Fixed Wireless 62.6%+ 10 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 97.1%+ 25 Mbps
AeroNet Fixed Wireless 95.3%+ 100 Mbps
VPNet Fixed Wireless 95.4%+ 50 Mbps
Claro Internet Copper 78.3%+ 75 Mbps
XAirNet Fixed Wireless 62.6%+ 10 Mbps
Neptuno Networks Fixed Wireless 54.9%+ 25 Mbps
WorldNet DSL 7.8%+ 20 Mbps
Telefonica USA Fiber 5.1%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Humacao to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Humacao 89.9 Mbps 7 $1.79 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +259.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +17.2 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +9.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +21.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +25.4 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )