Internet Service Providers in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Internet Coverage and Availability

Internet Availability by County

90.5%
51.9%

183.5

11th

High-Speed Internet Access

95.3%

of Pennsylvanians have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

90.5%

of Pennsylvanians have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

Wired Internet Access

98.9%

of Pennsylvanians have access to wireline service

45.7%

of Pennsylvanians have access to fiber-optic service

95.1%

of Pennsylvanians have access to cable service

82.0%

of Pennsylvanians have access to DSL service

Metro & Rural County Coverage

County Name % Broadband Coverage
Adams 95.3%
Allegheny 99.5%
Armstrong 97.6%
Beaver 98.8%
Bedford 79.2%
Berks 98.3%
Blair 89.3%
Bradford 74.3%
Bucks 98.9%
Butler 97.6%
Cambria 91.3%
Cameron 97.3%
Carbon 97.6%
Centre 87.6%
Chester 99.1%
Clarion 90.2%
Clearfield 82.7%
Clinton 95.3%
Columbia 78.7%
Crawford 86.6%
Cumberland 96.3%
Dauphin 98.9%
Delaware 99.1%
Elk 97.7%
Erie 96.3%
Fayette 90.8%
Forest 80.6%
Franklin 93.3%
Fulton 53.8%
Greene 86.3%
Huntingdon 86.9%
Indiana 81.9%
Jefferson 91.8%
Juniata 83.6%
Lackawanna 88.4%
Lancaster 96.6%
Lawrence 97.3%
Lebanon 98.5%
Lehigh 99.9%
Luzerne 96.7%
Lycoming 92.6%
McKean 85.2%
Mercer 92.2%
Mifflin 90.6%
Monroe 99.4%
Montgomery 99.1%
Montour 73.4%
Northampton 100.0%
Northumberland 87.0%
Perry 88.2%
Philadelphia 99.6%
Pike 98.6%
Potter 75.6%
Schuylkill 92.9%
Snyder 63.7%
Somerset 87.1%
Sullivan 35.2%
Susquehanna 22.5%
Tioga 79.5%
Union 80.1%
Venango 93.3%
Warren 72.6%
Washington 94.7%
Wayne 61.7%
Westmoreland 98.3%
Wyoming 90.0%
York 97.4%

Internet Speed in Top Pennsylvania Cities

City Avg. Download Speed No. of Providers
1. Philadelphia 179.1 MBPS 29 Providers
2. Pittsburgh 187.1 MBPS 29 Providers
3. Reading 214.1 MBPS 29 Providers
4. Erie 70.2 MBPS 17 Providers
5. York 118.4 MBPS 18 Providers

Fastest Major Providers in Pennsylvania

Provider Avg. download speed
Verizon Fios 229.0 MBPS
Xfinity 211.3 MBPS
RCN 175.4 MBPS
Verizon High Speed Internet 166.6 MBPS
Windstream 47.6 MBPS

High-Speed Internet in Pennsylvania, 2022

Written by the BroadbandNow team. Last updated 11/22/2021.

In comparison to the rest of the country, Pennsylvania ranks 11th in terms of broadband access. The best high-speed coverage in Pennsylvania is concentrated in the southeast and west-central ends of the state. At this time, 43.4% of Pennsylvanians have access to fiber-optic service, which is significantly higher than the 25% of Americans who have access to fiber internet on a nationwide scale. User speed tests show that Pennsylvania’s average download speed is 144.7 Mbps. This download speed is comparable to average speeds in Washington State, New Hampshire, and Arizona.

The Digital Divide in Pennsylvania

While some of Pennsylvania’s residents have access to low-priced, high-speed internet, other Pennsylvanians remain without access to the same affordable technology. This constitutes what is known as a digital divide and can be measured by the following data.

When it comes to high-speed internet access, 95.1% of Pennsylvanians have access to wired broadband with speeds of 25 Mbps or faster. However, 598,000 people in Pennsylvania do not currently have access to a wired connection capable of such speeds. Further, while there are 213 internet providers offering services in Pennsylvania, 162,000 people in Pennsylvania don’t have any wired internet providers available where they live, and another 619,000 people only have access to one internet provider at their place of residence, giving them very limited options when choosing an internet plan.

Affordability data reveals that 51.9% of Pennsylvania’s residents have access to a low-priced internet plan costing $60 or less per month. This is nearly consistent with the nationwide average of 51.5% of consumers with access to the same.

Best-Connected Cities

Pennsylvania is relatively well-connected on a statewide level; however, there are a few cities that offer the best combination of speed, coverage, and price within the state. The five most well-connected cities in Pennsylvania are Allentown, Bethlehem, Pittsburgh, Drexel Hill, and Philadelphia, with Allentown ranking best in the state.

Internet for Rural Areas in Pennsylvania

On the other end of the spectrum, the cities with the worst internet connection in Pennsylvania are West Middletown, Oakland Mills, Camel, Amberson, and Roxbury, with West Middletown ranking lowest in the state.

Compare Pennsylvania to other states nationwide.

Governmental Initiatives

Since 2010, the PA Department of Community and Economic Development has been awarded $7,356,301 in federal grants to further broadband development and mapping within Pennsylvania.

An additional $128,444,692 in federal grants has funded broadband infrastructure projects throughout the state.

The information above is taken from a mix of public and private datasets. More about our data here.

Sources: Data collected via the FCC, NTIA, and other sources. For a full list of data sources please visit our data page.

Internet Providers By City in Pennsylvania

Average speed over time
Abington 100.0%
13 providers
Aliquippa 99.4%
17 providers
Allentown 100.0%
24 providers
Allison Park 99.9%
17 providers
Altoona 93.6%
17 providers
Ambler 99.7%
14 providers
Apollo 99.2%
13 providers
Aston 100.0%
14 providers
Bangor 100.0%
13 providers
Beaver 99.5%
13 providers
Beaver Falls 98.7%
17 providers
Belle Vernon 99.4%
14 providers
Bellefonte 97.1%
16 providers
Bensalem 95.7%
17 providers
Berwick 95.1%
13 providers
Bethel Park 98.5%
15 providers
Bethlehem 100.0%
18 providers
Birdsboro 99.6%
14 providers
Bloomsburg 79.6%
17 providers
Blue Bell 99.9%
19 providers
Boyertown 99.2%
16 providers
Bradford 93.0%
13 providers
Bridgeville 99.2%
18 providers
Bristol 100.0%
18 providers
Brookhaven 100.0%
13 providers
Broomall 100.0%
16 providers
Bryn Mawr 99.9%
17 providers
Butler 98.5%
15 providers
Camp Hill 99.5%
19 providers
Canonsburg 99.8%
18 providers
Carbondale 0.0%
15 providers
Carlisle 97.8%
15 providers
Carnegie 99.1%
16 providers
Chalfont 99.9%
16 providers
Chambersburg 97.5%
12 providers
Chester 99.5%
13 providers
Chester Springs 99.9%
15 providers
Clairton 98.8%
14 providers
Clarks Summit 98.6%
14 providers
Clifton Heights 100.0%
14 providers
Coatesville 99.7%
16 providers
Collegeville 91.0%
15 providers
Columbia 99.8%
12 providers
Connellsville 96.3%
12 providers
Conshohocken 100.0%
18 providers
Coraopolis 99.0%
19 providers
Cranberry Twp 100.0%
17 providers
Dallas 98.1%
15 providers
Danville 76.7%
16 providers
Darby 99.5%
12 providers
Denver 100.0%
15 providers
Dillsburg 97.9%
16 providers
Douglassville 99.4%
18 providers
Dover 98.3%
16 providers
Downingtown 99.9%
14 providers
Doylestown 98.0%
17 providers
Drexel Hill 100.0%
15 providers
Du Bois 81.0%
15 providers
East Stroudsburg 99.3%
15 providers
Easton 100.0%
19 providers
Elizabethtown 97.9%
14 providers
Elkins Park 100.0%
15 providers
Ellwood City 97.0%
14 providers
Emmaus 100.0%
15 providers
Enola 99.8%
15 providers
Ephrata 97.9%
15 providers
Erie 100.0%
17 providers
Exton 99.0%
17 providers
Feasterville Trevose 98.9%
18 providers
Fleetwood 98.4%
15 providers
Franklin 99.3%
14 providers
Gettysburg 95.3%
11 providers
Gibsonia 99.7%
16 providers
Gilbertsville 99.9%
15 providers
Glen Mills 95.7%
17 providers
Glenshaw 99.9%
15 providers
Glenside 100.0%
14 providers
Greencastle 97.9%
11 providers
Greensburg 98.2%
20 providers
Greenville 86.1%
13 providers
Grove City 95.4%
14 providers
Hanover 99.8%
13 providers
Harleysville 99.9%
18 providers
Harrisburg 99.4%
23 providers
Hatboro 99.2%
15 providers
Hatfield 99.9%
16 providers
Havertown 100.0%
15 providers
Hazleton 97.2%
17 providers
Hermitage 99.7%
16 providers
Hershey 99.8%
15 providers
Hollidaysburg 88.8%
13 providers
Homestead 99.6%
15 providers
Horsham 96.7%
18 providers
Hummelstown 100.0%
16 providers
Huntingdon 91.4%
13 providers
Huntingdon Valley 99.9%
14 providers
Indiana 95.1%
16 providers
Irwin 99.9%
16 providers
Jeannette 99.2%
13 providers
Jenkintown 100.0%
18 providers
Johnstown 94.1%
15 providers
Kennett Square 99.8%
16 providers
King Of Prussia 99.8%
20 providers
Kingston 100.0%
17 providers
Kittanning 98.8%
14 providers
Kutztown 87.5%
16 providers
Lake Ariel 17.9%
15 providers
Lancaster 99.7%
20 providers
Langhorne 99.2%
17 providers
Lansdale 99.4%
17 providers
Lansdowne 100.0%
15 providers
Latrobe 95.1%
16 providers
Lebanon 99.2%
17 providers
Lehighton 100.0%
12 providers
Levittown 97.5%
16 providers
Lewisburg 80.8%
15 providers
Lewistown 97.0%
13 providers
Lititz 98.7%
17 providers
Lock Haven 94.1%
13 providers
Macungie 99.8%
18 providers
Malvern 99.9%
17 providers
Manheim 98.9%
15 providers
Marcus Hook 98.4%
14 providers
Mars 98.0%
17 providers
Mc Donald 99.2%
15 providers
Mc Kees Rocks 100.0%
18 providers
Mckeesport 98.6%
17 providers
Meadville 99.9%
12 providers
Mechanicsburg 99.3%
19 providers
Media 98.6%
17 providers
Middletown 98.9%
16 providers
Milford 99.6%
13 providers
Monroeville 99.3%
18 providers
Morrisville 99.8%
13 providers
Moscow 83.2%
14 providers
Mount Joy 99.2%
13 providers
Mount Pleasant 96.8%
15 providers
Mountain Top 98.8%
21 providers
Myerstown 98.2%
11 providers
Nazareth 100.0%
15 providers
New Castle 99.6%
15 providers
New Cumberland 99.5%
17 providers
New Holland 94.2%
14 providers
New Hope 99.6%
16 providers
New Kensington 99.7%
16 providers
Newtown 99.8%
16 providers
Newtown Square 96.9%
16 providers
Norristown 99.5%
17 providers
North Wales 99.9%
16 providers
Northampton 100.0%
16 providers
Oil City 98.0%
13 providers
Oxford 96.0%
17 providers
Palmyra 100.0%
14 providers
Perkasie 99.2%
15 providers
Philadelphia 99.6%
29 providers
Phoenixville 98.4%
16 providers
Pittsburgh 99.6%
29 providers
Pittston 98.7%
18 providers
Plymouth Meeting 97.0%
18 providers
Pottstown 99.8%
18 providers
Pottsville 94.6%
15 providers
Punxsutawney 85.8%
13 providers
Quakertown 99.7%
21 providers
Reading 99.3%
29 providers
Red Lion 97.7%
14 providers
Royersford 99.9%
17 providers
Schwenksville 99.9%
14 providers
Scranton 99.0%
16 providers
Selinsgrove 82.1%
15 providers
Sewickley 99.9%
18 providers
Sharon 100.0%
12 providers
Shippensburg 87.7%
13 providers
Slippery Rock 94.3%
13 providers
Somerset 94.7%
14 providers
Souderton 100.0%
15 providers
Southampton 99.8%
17 providers
Springfield 100.0%
15 providers
State College 98.1%
18 providers
Stroudsburg 99.9%
15 providers
Sunbury 87.7%
11 providers
Telford 99.6%
15 providers
Tobyhanna 99.3%
11 providers
Uniontown 94.2%
16 providers
Upper Darby 99.3%
16 providers
Verona 100.0%
12 providers
Warminster 99.2%
17 providers
Warren 91.1%
15 providers
Warrington 99.5%
17 providers
Washington 97.6%
19 providers
Wayne 95.3%
19 providers
Waynesboro 96.4%
12 providers
Waynesburg 83.4%
13 providers
West Chester 99.4%
18 providers
West Mifflin 99.6%
16 providers
Wexford 99.9%
18 providers
Whitehall 100.0%
15 providers
Wilkes Barre 100.0%
17 providers
Williamsport 99.2%
15 providers
Willow Grove 99.8%
16 providers
York 98.6%
18 providers

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