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Internet providers in Sandy, PA

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Sandy, PA internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL88%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable100%
Windstream $19.99 10 - 100 MbpsDSL23%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Sandy internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Sandy 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 Sandy area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Sandy residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 89% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Sandy, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Sandy area, and 88.43% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Sandy's five internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Sandy

The largest internet providers in Sandy are Verizon, Xfinity, and Windstream bringing DSL and cable options to Sandy.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Sandy residents, covering 88% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Sandy’s third most-available internet provider, Windstream, offers DSL to around 23% of Sandy residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

88%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Sandy covering 88% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Sandy 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 Sandy, $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 Sandy, $2.67.

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 Sandy. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Sandy's providers, 70 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 Sandy covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Sandy 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 Sandy, $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 Sandy, $2.67.

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 Sandy. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Sandy's providers, 70 Mbps.

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Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

23%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to some, but not many households in Sandy covering 23% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream uses telephone lines in Sandy 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 Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Sandy, $39.99.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 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 Sandy, $2.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in Sandy. These download speeds are available to 23% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Sandy's providers, 70 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Sandy with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Sandy. The next fastest internet provider in Sandy is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 23% of the area.

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

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

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.