New Cumberland, Pennsylvania Broadband Internet Service
There are a total of 5 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of New Cumberland, 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 New Cumberland:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Xfinity||Cable||987 Mbps||35 Mbps||99.7%|
|2||Verizon||Fiber||940 Mbps||880 Mbps||96.2%|
|3||CTI Networks||wireless||25 Mbps||5 Mbps||100.0%|
|4||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|5||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
New Cumberland 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 New Cumberland 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
How does the average download speed for broadband internet in New Cumberland compare to Cumberland County? The average speed in New Cumberland is 32.3 Mbps which is faster than Cumberland County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the Pennsylvania average of 30.95 Mbps.
New Cumberland Internet Access Facts
Fiber optic internet is available to 57.1% of Cumberland County residents
The average internet download speed in Cumberland County is 24.97 Mbps based upon 503688 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in New Cumberland is 4.4% faster than the average in Pennsylvania and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in New Cumberland is 7.19 Mbps. This is 10.6% faster than the Cumberland County average and 38% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 99.5% of the New Cumberland population
There are 5 residential internet providers in New Cumberland, PA providing service to at least 15% of the city
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 New Cumberland 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 New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for New Cumberland, Pennsylvania?
The following zip codes were used: 17070
How do the internet speeds in New Cumberland compare to other cities in Pennsylvania?
Click through to see how the New Cumberland broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Adamstown, Bryn Athyn, Ferndale, Howard, New Castle Northwest, Reinholds, Shanor Northvue
What is an internet data cap?
Some internet providers on their lowest end plans limit the amount of data that can be downloaded in a month. Like cellular phone plans, when that usage limit is hit, an additional charge is added to the customer's bill. Data caps are typically 1TB or more. In a month you could send 40,000 emails, streaming music 24 hours a data, surf the web 24 hours a day plus stream HD video 12 hours a day and still not hit a 1TB limit. Fewer than 10% of customers hit their data caps in a month.
What is fixed wireless internet service?
Fixed wireless internet is typical used in rural areas where there are no buried telephone or cable lines. An antenna is attached to the home or business which transmits and receives data from access point towers. Download speeds are typically much better than with satellite.
How many broadband service providers are there near me?
Currently there are 5 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of New Cumberland, PA residents.
What is Mbps?
Mbps is an abbreviation for Megabits Per Second and represents the rate of data transmission. A larger value for download Mbps or upload Mbps means a file will take less time to be sent than it will with an internet connection with a lower Mbps.
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.
Who has the fastest internet service in New Cumberland?
Xfinity with a download speed of 987 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in New Cumberland.
New Cumberland 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