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Internet providers in Northern Cambria, PA

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Northern Cambria, PA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL94%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable97%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Northern Cambria internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Northern Cambria 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 Northern Cambria area will have access to cable, which covers 97% of Northern Cambria residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.240% of those living in Northern Cambria.

There are four internet providers serving the Northern Cambria area, and 91.04% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Northern Cambria'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 Northern Cambria

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Verizon 1 Mbps 0 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 216 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Northern Cambria

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

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Northern Cambria residents, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 97% of the area. Northern Cambria’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Northern Cambria residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Northern Cambria covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Northern Cambria 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 Northern Cambria, $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 Northern Cambria, $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 Northern Cambria. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Northern Cambria'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

97%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Northern Cambria covering 97% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Northern Cambria 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 Northern Cambria, $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 Northern Cambria, $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 Northern Cambria. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Northern Cambria'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 Northern Cambria covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Northern Cambria 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 Northern Cambria, $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 Northern Cambria, $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 Northern Cambria. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Northern Cambria's providers, 63 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Northern Cambria with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Northern Cambria. The next fastest internet provider in Northern Cambria is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 94% of the area.

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

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.

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%.