Port Carbon, Pennsylvania Broadband Internet Service
There are a total of 3 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Port Carbon, 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 Port Carbon:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Wire Tele View||Cable||200 Mbps||20 Mbps||100.0%|
|2||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|3||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Port Carbon 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 Port Carbon 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 Port Carbon compare to Schuylkill County? The average speed in Port Carbon is 32.3 Mbps which is faster than Schuylkill County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the Pennsylvania average of 30.95 Mbps.
Port Carbon Internet Access Facts
Fiber optic internet is available to 2.2% of Schuylkill County residents
The average internet download speed in Schuylkill County is 15.98 Mbps based upon 122648 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in Port Carbon 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 Port Carbon is 7.19 Mbps. This is 158.6% faster than the Schuylkill County average and 38% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 100.0% of the Port Carbon population
There are 3 residential internet providers in Port Carbon, 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 Port Carbon 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 Wire Tele View as the top provider for Port Carbon, Pennsylvania.
Who has the fastest internet service in Port Carbon?
Wire Tele View with a download speed of 200 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Port Carbon.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Port Carbon, Pennsylvania?
The following zip codes were used: 17901 and 17965
How do the internet speeds in Port Carbon compare to other cities in Pennsylvania?
Click through to see how the Port Carbon broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Blairsville, Boyertown, Colony Park, Conshohocken, Coplay, Fairview Ferndale, Kennett Square
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 Port Carbon, 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 Port Carbon, Pennsylvania?
Wire Tele View provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Port Carbon.
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.
Port Carbon 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.
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
Hulu Live TV
- 75+ channels
- Access to premium Hulu originals
- Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
- 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
- 180+ channels
- 1000 hours of cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages