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Internet providers in 15946

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15946 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL96%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable88%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL1.590%
Windstream $75.00 200 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic2.330%
Windstream $19.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL0.740%
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15946 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 15946 ZIP code 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 15946 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% 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 eight internet providers serving the 15946 area, and 88.11% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 15946, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Portage

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 266 Mbps 24 Mbps Cable
Windstream 31 Mbps 32 Mbps Fiber-optic
Verizon 15 Mbps 3 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 15946

The largest internet providers serving the 15946 ZIP code are Verizon, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 15946 ZIP code, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 88% of the area. Portage’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 15946 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 15946 ZIP code, covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines 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 Portage, $47.13.

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 Portage, $0.42.

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 15946 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Portage's providers, 53 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

88%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 15946 ZIP code, covering 88% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 15946 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, $47.13.

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 Portage, $0.42.

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 15946 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Portage's providers, 53 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 the 15946 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 15946 ZIP 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 Portage, $47.13.

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 Portage, $0.42.

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 15946 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Portage's providers, 53 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 15946 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 15946 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 88% of households in 15946. The next fastest internet provider in the 15946 ZIP code is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps to 2.330% of the area.

Atlantic Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 15946 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Portage, $47.13.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 15946 ZIP code, covering 2.330% of the city.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

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.

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.