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Internet providers in Dunbar, PA

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Dunbar, PA internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL92%
Windstream $19.99 10 - 25 MbpsDSL23%
Armstrong $29.95 12 - 1,000 MbpsCable92%
Atlantic Broadband $39.99 50 - 120 MbpsCable1.600%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Dunbar internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Dunbar is comparable to the rest of Pennsylvania - 98%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Dunbar area will have access to DSL, which covers 92% of Dunbar residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Dunbar, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Dunbar area, and 87.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Dunbar's six internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Dunbar

The largest internet providers in Dunbar are Verizon, Windstream, and Armstrong bringing DSL and cable options to Dunbar.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Dunbar residents, covering 92% of households. Some will also have the option of DSL from Windstream, which covers 23% of the area. Dunbar’s third most-available internet provider, Armstrong, offers cable to around 92% of Dunbar residents.

Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Dunbar covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Dunbar to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Dunbar, $39.98.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dunbar, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Dunbar. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Dunbar's providers, 200 Mbps.

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Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

1.5 Mbps

Average availability

23%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to some, but not many households in Dunbar covering 23% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream uses telephone lines in Dunbar to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Dunbar, $39.98.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dunbar, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1.5 Mbps in Dunbar. These download speeds are available to 23% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Dunbar's providers, 200 Mbps.

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Armstrong cable internet

Provider
Armstrong
Starting price*
$29.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

92%

Cable from Armstrong offers broadband to nearly all households in Dunbar covering 92% of the area.

Armstrong’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Dunbar residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Armstrong start at $29.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Dunbar, $39.98.

Armstrong customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dunbar, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Armstrong offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 25 Mbps in Dunbar. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dunbar's providers, 200 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Dunbar, you’ll likely have options from DSL and cable internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Dunbar, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Dunbar and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Dunbar at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Dunbar at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Dunbar residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Armstrong is the fastest internet provider in Dunbar with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 92% of households in Dunbar. The next fastest internet provider in Dunbar is Atlantic Broadband, offering download speeds up to 120 Mbps to 1.600% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in Dunbar with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Dunbar, $39.98.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.