Internet Service Providers in Chester Springs, Pennsylvania

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Residential Internet Statistics for Chester Springs, PA
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 216.84 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.06%

Internet Access in Chester Springs, Pennsylvania

Chester Springs broadband coverage data on this page is calculated from Form 477 data and cross-validated against private lit address files. We have processed 3,294 rows of FCC and private databases about Internet availability within Chester Springs, Pennsylvania. Average download speed data is split between major providers and based on 19,548 IP-verified speed test recordings collected over a 12 month period.

Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Chester Springs.

In terms of network options, Cable, DSL, and even fiber are available in the Chester Springs area. Between the local options, Fiber-based service presents the stronger option. Fiber service has 97.08 percent availability in Chester Springs. Wide Fiber availability is largely responsible for maintaining the high average download speed performance around Chester Springs — 216.84 Megabits per second according to aggregate speed test results — which is currently 45.07 percent above the Pennsylvania–wide average.

XFINITY from Comcast and Verizon Fios also offer Internet service in Chester Springs, with significant shared coverage areas in some parts of town.

To summarize, the average Chester Springs resident has 2-3 options for Internet. This is around the norm for the state. Chester Springs is the 617th most connected city as measured by the number of providers available at local addresses.

  • There are 12 internet providers in Chester Springs with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Chester Springs is the 617th most connected city in Pennsylvania ahead of Spring City, but behind Glenmoore, Exton, Downingtown, and Phoenixville.
  • The fastest zip code in Chester Springs for February 2021 is 19425. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

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400 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Chester Springs, Pennsylvania

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Service Electric Cablevision 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Chester Springs, Pennsylvania

  • Xfinity - 99.0% Availability in Chester Springs - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Service Electric Cablevision - 2.2% Availability in Chester Springs - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Chester Springs - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Chester Springs - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Chester Springs

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Chester Springs is the 617th most connected city in Pennsylvania ahead of Spring City, but behind Glenmoore, Exton, Downingtown, and Phoenixville.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 3,000 people in Chester County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 97% of people living in Chester Springs have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 97% of Chester Springs residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

As of this month, 19425 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Chester Springs.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Chester County, approximately 5,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Working from Home in Chester Springs

Chester Springs currently has 743 workers who perform their job primarily out of a home via telecommuting. Among those working from home, 44.82 percent earn less than $75,000 per year. Chester Springs has a high amount of Fiber coverage. So it's unsurprising that telecommuting would be popular in the area. Fiber is a robust network service that easily supports cloud apps, video conferencing, and other high-bandwidth work-related use cases. Among the portion of Chester Springs that census records identify as working from home, 44.82 Within home office workers in Chester Springs, 44.82 percent make less than $75,000 per year. When you're setting up home WiFi for working from home, it's important to check the data limits. Many home Broadband plans in Chester Springs have data caps, which may be difficult if you use a lot of data for work purposes. Business plans can be installed if you need more than a typical consumer-grade plan.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Chester Springs

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 99.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Service Electric Cablevision Cable 2.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 99.1%+ 987 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 26.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
NetCarrier Telecom Fiber 0.7%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Chester Springs to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Chester Springs 216.8 Mbps 6 $0.30 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +132.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( -109.7 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( -117.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.30 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( -105.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( -101.5 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )