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Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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New Kensington internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in New Kensington 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 Kensington area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of New Kensington residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in New Kensington, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the New Kensington area, and 97.56% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among New Kensington's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in New Kensington

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

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all New Kensington residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. New Kensington’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of New Kensington residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in New Kensington covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in New Kensington 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in New Kensington, $44.99.

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 New Kensington, $2.65.

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 New Kensington. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all New Kensington's providers, 63 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in New Kensington covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but New Kensington 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 Kensington, $44.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 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 New Kensington, $2.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in New Kensington. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all New Kensington's providers, 63 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of New Kensington 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in New Kensington, $44.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in New Kensington, $2.65.

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 Kensington. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all New Kensington's providers, 63 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in New Kensington with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in New Kensington. The next fastest internet provider in New Kensington is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in New Kensington with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in New Kensington, $44.99.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.