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Internet providers in Oil City, PA

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Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL95%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable100%
Windstream $19.99 10 - 12 MbpsDSL1.898%
Armstrong $29.95 12 - 1,000 MbpsCable4.053%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Oil City internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Oil City 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 Oil City area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Oil City residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Oil City, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Oil City area, and 94.88% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Oil City'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 Oil City

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

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Oil City residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Oil City’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Oil City residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Oil City covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Oil City 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 Oil City, $38.32.

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 Oil City, $2.55.

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 Oil City. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Oil City's providers, 211 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

100%

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

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Oil City, $38.32.

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 Oil City, $2.55.

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 Oil City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Oil City's providers, 211 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 Oil City covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Oil City 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 Oil City, $38.32.

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 Oil City, $2.55.

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 Oil City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Oil City's providers, 211 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Armstrong is the fastest internet provider in Oil City with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 4.053% of households in Oil City. The next fastest internet provider in Oil City is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in Oil City with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Oil City, $38.32.

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.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

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.

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.