Best Halifax Internet Service Providers
There are a total of 3 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Halifax, Pennsylvania and meet the minimum accepted broadband definition of 25 Mbps download speed. Our proprietary ranking calculation takes into account different aspects of useable download speed, upload speed and coverage area. For example, an increase of 100 Mbps download speed from 200 Mbps to 300 Mbps is much more significant for users than an increase from 1000 Mbps to 1100Mpbs. Also, for nearly all users download speed is much more important than upload speed. Our ranked ordering of internet service providers in Halifax:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Xfinity||Cable||987 Mbps||35 Mbps||99.2%|
|2||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|3||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Halifax PA Internet Access Options
When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does Halifax have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:
Broadband Internet Speeds
Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Halifax are compared to Dauphin County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Pennsylvania overall?
Average download speeds in Halifax of 32.3 Mbps are faster than the Dauphin County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for Pennsylvania.
Halifax Internet Access Facts
The average internet download speed in Halifax is 32.3 Mbps based upon 17624 measurements taken in the last 12 months
Cable internet is available to 100.0% of the Halifax population
Fiber optic internet is available to 0.0% of Halifax residents
There are 3 residential internet providers in Halifax, PA providing service to at least 15% of the city
The average download speed in Halifax is 7.8% faster than the Dauphin County average and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 98.4% of Dauphin County residents
Internet Access Technologies
DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Halifax residents who have access to each of these technology types.
Internet Service FAQs
Who has the best internet service near me?
Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Xfinity as the top provider for Halifax, Pennsylvania.
Who has the fastest internet service in Halifax?
Xfinity with a download speed of 987 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Halifax.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Halifax, Pennsylvania?
The following zip codes were used: 17032
What is fiber internet service?
Fiber internet service transmits data by sending pulses of light over thin glass fiber optic cable. In most cases fiber internet service download speeds will be faster than cable or DSL, however, fiber service is limited with less than half of Americans living in an area with fiber coverage.
What internet download speed do I need?
Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Halifax internet service.
|25+ Mbps||1-2 devices||Web browsing|
HD video streaming
|100+ Mbps||3-5 devices||Video conferencing|
4K video streaming
|1000+ Mbps||6+ devices||Multiple video or 4K streams|
Zero latency gaming
How do the internet speeds in Halifax compare to other cities in Pennsylvania?
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Most likely there is not. Our latest information shows there are no fiber internet providers offering coverage to more than 15% of the Halifax, Pennsylvania population.
What is DSL internet service?
DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.
Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Halifax, Pennsylvania?
Xfinity provides broadband internet service to 99.2% of Halifax.
Halifax Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services
Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.
- 260+ channels
- Award winning voice remote
- Customize your plan
- Watch TV, DVR and OnDemand anywhere with the Xfinity Stream app
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
- 85+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app