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Internet providers in New Castle, PA

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New Castle, PA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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New Castle internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in New Castle 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 New Castle area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of New Castle residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.200% of those living in New Castle.

There are four internet providers serving the New Castle area, and 99.75% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among New Castle's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in New Castle

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 15 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Xfinity 193 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable
Verizon 23 Mbps 4 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in New Castle

The largest internet providers in New Castle are Verizon, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to New Castle.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all New Castle residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. New Castle’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of New Castle residents.

Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in New Castle covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in New Castle 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in New Castle, $53.74.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in New Castle, $0.55.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in New Castle. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all New Castle's providers, 63 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in New Castle covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in New Castle, $53.74.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in New Castle, $0.55.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in New Castle. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all New Castle's providers, 63 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in New Castle covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of New Castle where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in New Castle, $53.74.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in New Castle, $0.55.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in New Castle. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all New Castle's providers, 63 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in New Castle with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in New Castle. The next fastest internet provider in New Castle is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in New Castle with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in New Castle, $53.74.

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.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.