Internet Providers in Harrisburg, PA
Residential Internet Statistics for Harrisburg, PA
|Internet Service Providers:||7|
|Plans Start From:||$19.95|
|Top Download Speed:||1.2 Gbps|
|Fastest Connection Type:||Fiber|
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Internet Access in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Harrisburg currently has two main wired Internet service providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. Their network offers speeds up to 35 Mbps and availability in near one hundred percent of the city. HughesNet sells Satellite. Their Internet plans have coverage for virtually one hundred percent of Harrisburg.
Most households in the Harrisburg area 2 providers to choose from. Averaged out across all blocks, the density of competition is 2.93 options per residence.
Keep in mind that since FCC data is only tallied up twice annually and only released six or more months after, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.
Cable providers like Xfinity and DSL Internet service providers like Verizon make up the main Internet service types with availability in Harrisburg.
While the main ISPs are Viasat and HughesNet, Xfinity also serves Harrisburg with a recorded top speed of 1,000 Mbps. Fixed wireless plans from brands like PA.net connect you to 25 Mbps or more using wireless hardware. There are 11 providers with specialized enterprise-level service like MPLS. See the map to compare broadband coverage on the census block level, or check our speed data to see how Viasat compares to other Harrisburg options in real-world speed tests.
- There are 24 internet providers in Harrisburg with 9 of those offering residential service
- Harrisburg is the 265th most connected city in Pennsylvania ahead of Enola and Camp Hill, but behind Marysville, Lemoyne, and New Cumberland.
- Explore internet access for communities within Harrisburg: Oberlin, Paxtonia, Linglestown, Steelton, Penbrook, Bressler, and Paxtang
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Nittany Media||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||1.2%|
|Nittany Media||125 Mbps||Cable||1m 5s||1.2%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile 5G Home Internet||182 Mbps||5G Internet||45s||34.3%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|EarthLink 5G Home Internet||100 Mbps||5G Internet||1m 21s||34.3%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
3.5% of consumers in Harrisburg5,000 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.
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Map of ISPs in Harrisburg
Compare Harrisburg to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Harrisburg||208.9 Mbps||11||$0.72 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||581.7 Mbps ( +372.8 Mbps )||22 ( +11 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||172.8 Mbps ( -36.1 Mbps )||21 ( +10 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||199.7 Mbps ( -9.2 Mbps )||20 ( +9 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||202.2 Mbps ( -6.7 Mbps )||27 ( +16 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||196.5 Mbps ( -12.4 Mbps )||11||$0.39 ( $0.00 )|