Internet providers in Portage, PA

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Portage, PA internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL94%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable99%
Atlantic Broadband $39.99 50 - 120 MbpsCable5.475%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Portage internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Portage 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 Portage area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Portage residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Portage, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Portage area, and 93.84% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Portage's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Portage

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

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Portage residents, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Portage’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Portage residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

94%

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

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Portage 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 Portage, $43.99.

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 Portage, $1.91.

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 Portage. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Portage's providers, 74 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 Portage covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Portage 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 Portage, $43.99.

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 Portage, $1.91.

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 Portage. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Portage's providers, 74 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 Portage covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Portage 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 Portage, $43.99.

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 Portage, $1.91.

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 Portage. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Portage's providers, 74 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Portage with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Portage. The next fastest internet provider in Portage is Atlantic Broadband, offering download speeds up to 120 Mbps to 5.475% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Portage with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Portage, $43.99.

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.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.