Sugar Notch, Pennsylvania Broadband Internet Service

There are a total of 5 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Sugar Notch, 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 Sugar Notch:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1Skypacket Networks INCwireless1024 Mbps1024 Mbps100.0%
2Service ElectricCable1000 Mbps40 Mbps100.0%
3ICON Technologieswireless50 Mbps25 Mbps64.8%
4ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
5HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Sugar Notch 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 Sugar Notch 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

How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Sugar Notch compare to Luzerne County? The average speed in Sugar Notch is 32.3 Mbps which is faster than Luzerne County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the Pennsylvania average of 30.95 Mbps.

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Sugar Notch Internet Access Facts

  • The average download speed in Sugar Notch is 4.4% faster than the average in Pennsylvania and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • DSL internet is available to 6.6% of the Luzerne County population

  • The average internet download speed in Sugar Notch is 32.3 Mbps based upon 17624 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 100.0% of the Sugar Notch population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 0.0% of Sugar Notch residents

  • There are 5 residential internet providers in Sugar Notch, PA providing service to at least 15% of the city

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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 Sugar Notch 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 Skypacket Networks INC as the top provider for Sugar Notch, Pennsylvania.

Who has the fastest internet service in Sugar Notch?

Skypacket Networks INC with a download speed of 1024 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Sugar Notch.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Sugar Notch, Pennsylvania?

The following zip codes were used: 18706

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 Sugar Notch 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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How do the internet speeds in Sugar Notch compare to other cities in Pennsylvania?

Click through to see how the Sugar Notch broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Ellport, Granville, Grill, Port Carbon, Russellton, West Wyoming, Windber

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 Sugar Notch, 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 Sugar Notch, Pennsylvania?

Skypacket Networks INC and Service Electric provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Sugar Notch.




Sugar Notch 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.


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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Sling

  • 50+ channels
  • 50 hours of DVR storage
  • No annual contracts
  • Up to 4 simultaneous streams across a wide variety of devices
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