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Internet Providers in Mercedita, Puerto Rico
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Internet Access in Mercedita, Puerto Rico
Data below is based on the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage reports. BroadbandNow leverages direct provider coverage reports and other privatized datasets to enhance the data down to the census block level. Plan and pricing information is gathered manually by our market research team. BroadbandNow has analyzed 0 broadband plans in Mercedita since founding in 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 36 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
Internet packages for households in Mercedita are most commonly available from HughesNet. They are accessible to close to one hundred percent of residents. Aside from HughesNet, Claro Internet is also a widely available option.
Mercedita residents who are able to get any sort of Internet service will pay a high price, since areas with only one choice don't incentivize companies to lower pricing or improve equipment standards.
Satellite is the main Internet option with coverage in Mercedita worth considering. To see detailed results, enter your zip code in the search tool above.
- There are 12 internet providers in Mercedita with 9 of those offering residential service
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Mercedita, Puerto Rico
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Claro Internet||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||64.1%|
|Liberty Cablevision||500 Mbps||Cable||16s||9.5%|
|WorldNet||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||2.4%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||99.6%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Mercedita
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Internet for Education in Mercedita
Economic development studies routinely identify a increasing pattern between web availability and enhanced education. Internet is increasingly essential as colleges such as Inter American University Of Puerto Rico-Ponce migrate to digital systems to share coursework.
Data Cap Issues Around Mercedita
Data collected by our research team suggests that many of the top providers in the area place a limit on streaming for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue because customers view caps as a tactic for limiting video streaming. Providers insist they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the problem is streaming services, which can use anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Mercedita to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Mercedita||109.7 Mbps||10||$1.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +435.9 Mbps )||19 ( +9 )||$0.41 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +51.6 Mbps )||19 ( +9 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +71.2 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +76.9 Mbps )||24 ( +14 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +69.4 Mbps )||9 ( -1 )||$0.52 ( $0.00 )|