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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL67%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 400 MbpsCable99%
RCN $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
RCN $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic4.456%
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Norwood internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Norwood 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 Norwood area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of Norwood residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 67% of those living in Norwood.

There are five internet providers serving the Norwood area, and 99.40% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Norwood's five internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Norwood

The largest internet providers in Norwood are Verizon and Xfinity bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to Norwood.

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Norwood residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 67% of the area. Norwood’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of Norwood residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Norwood covering 100% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Verizon is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Norwood than other internet types.

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

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 Norwood, $1.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 880 Mbps in Norwood. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Norwood's providers, 678 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

67%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Norwood covering 67% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Norwood 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 Norwood, $39.99.

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 Norwood, $1.54.

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 Norwood. These download speeds are available to 67% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Norwood's providers, 678 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Norwood 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 Norwood, $39.99.

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 Norwood, $1.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 400 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Norwood. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Norwood's providers, 678 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

RCN is the fastest internet provider in Norwood with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Norwood. The next fastest internet provider in Norwood is RCN, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 4.456% of the area.

RCN offers the cheapest internet in Norwood with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Norwood, $39.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Norwood, covering 100% of the city. RCN also offers fiber internet in Norwood and is available to 4.456% of households.

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.

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.

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.