Northwest Harborcreek, PA High Speed Internet Service

There are a total of 3 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Northwest Harborcreek, 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 Northwest Harborcreek:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1SpectrumCable940 Mbps35 Mbps100.0%
2ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
3HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Northwest Harborcreek 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 Northwest Harborcreek have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

For most users, the average download speed of their internet service is more important than their upload speed. However, upload speed plays at least some role for all users.
Average upload speeds in Northwest Harborcreek of 7.19 Mbps are faster than the Erie County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for Pennsylvania.

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Northwest Harborcreek Internet Access Facts

  • The average internet download speed in Erie County is 22.74 Mbps based upon 419760 samples taken in the past year

  • The average upload speed in Northwest Harborcreek is 7.19 Mbps. This is 25.8% slower than the average in Pennsylvania and 38% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • The average download speed in Northwest Harborcreek is 42% faster than the Erie County average and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in Northwest Harborcreek is 7.19 Mbps. This is 15.2% faster than the Erie County average and 38% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 94.2% of Erie County residents

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 3.2% of Erie County residents

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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 Northwest Harborcreek 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 Spectrum as the top provider for Northwest Harborcreek, Pennsylvania.

Who has the fastest internet service in Northwest Harborcreek?

Spectrum with a download speed of 940 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Northwest Harborcreek.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Northwest Harborcreek, Pennsylvania?

The following zip codes were used: 16510 and 16511

How do the internet speeds in Northwest Harborcreek compare to other cities in Pennsylvania?

Click through to see how the Northwest Harborcreek broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Chapman, Chester, Desales University, Ohioville, Paradise, Philadelphia, Southmont

Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Northwest Harborcreek, Pennsylvania?

Spectrum provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Northwest Harborcreek.

What is cable internet service?

Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.

What download speed do I need to stream movies?

For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.

What internet download speed do I need?

Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Northwest Harborcreek internet service.

Speed Devices Typical Usage
25+ Mbps1-2 devicesWeb browsing
Music streaming
HD video streaming
100+ Mbps3-5 devicesVideo conferencing
4K video streaming
Online gaming
1000+ Mbps6+ devicesMultiple video or 4K streams
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Is there DSL internet service near me?

Unlikely. Our records indicate there are no DSL providers that offer coverage to more than 15% of residents in Northwest Harborcreek, Pennsylvania.

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.




Northwest Harborcreek 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.


Spectrum

  • 125+ channels
  • Flexible packages
  • 85,000 OnDemand titles
  • All plans feature sports, breaking news, movies plus Spectrum Originals
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DISH

  • 290+ channels
  • Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
  • 4 video package tiers
  • Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
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Hulu Live TV

  • 75+ channels
  • Access to premium Hulu originals
  • Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
  • 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
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YouTube TV

  • 85+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
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DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
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fuboTV

  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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