Internet Providers in Lincoln University, PA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Lincoln University, PA
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 14
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $61.76

Internet Access in Lincoln University, Pennsylvania

Lincoln University Internet availability data listed here is derived from governmental datasets. Then, we ensure the data is verified against private lit address records. We have analyzed 1,662 rows of governmental and privatized databases on broadband availability within Lincoln University. Speed averages are calculated from 270 speed tests from IP addresses originating in Lincoln University.

Verizon Fios as well as XFINITY from Comcast can also provide Internet service in Lincoln University, although local speed test results suggests that real-world performance from Verizon Fios might be more robust.

cable and fiber are the most prevalent among all Internet service options within Lincoln University. Fiber providers generally stretch a fiber line all the way to the subscriber address, but in some situations the fiber line can switch over to a coaxial or ethernet wire in the street outside. Cable Internet, meanwhile, uses coaxial TV infrastructure for the "last mile" stretch near subscribers. Cable only uses fiber for data transit over long distances. [1]

2 Internet choices per address isn't a strong level of broadband competition compared to other areas, but it's sufficient to reduce pricing in Lincoln University neighborhoods with provider overlap. Internet choice can vary depending on your location.

Viasat Internet is the most frequently available provider on the whole, registered with coverage in practically one hundred percent of Lincoln University residents. HughesNet, in contrast, is available for approximately near one hundred percent of the population. The fastest download speed recorded for Viasat is up to 100 Mbps. HughesNet advertised packages as high as 25 Mbps. Anything over 10 Mbps is sufficient to view lower-quality video on WiFi. However, it may become problematic for large households or modern services like Skype and multiplayer gaming. Explore the Internet availability map below to see how broadband coverage compares down to the census block level.

Internet Statistics 2021

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

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Lincoln University, Pennsylvania

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Armstrong 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 44.4%
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 65.5%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lincoln University

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Lincoln University is the 505th most connected city in Pennsylvania ahead of Avondale, Landenberg, and West Grove, but behind Cochranville and Oxford.

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: 67% of people living in Lincoln University 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 Lincoln University 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.

In Chester County, approximately 6,000 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.

Internet Service Coverage Around The Lincoln University

Students living within 2 miles of The Lincoln University can expect to have a choice of 2-3 ISPs providers. As elsewhere in Lincoln University, Viasat and HughesNet are the most common options. Speed tests suggest that internet connectivity in the The Lincoln University area is over 25 Mbps, with averages in the zip around (115.84 Mbps as of our latest data.) This speed should be adequate for students in Lincoln University who want to watch high-definition video, split the cost of a router with housemates, and etc. That said, since these averages are calculated on openly available performance test data, they often trend lower than actual top speeds accessible in an area. Use the zip search tool on this page to see the latest information on broadband internet options at a specific address.

Working from Home in Lincoln University

Lincoln University has 529 workers operating primarily out of a home via telecommuting. Of the portion of Lincoln University that census records identify as working from home, 63.52 percent earn less than $75K annually. Lincoln University has a high amount of Fiber, so it's to be expected that telecommuting using strong home Broadband would be common for locals. It's a good Broadband choice good for cloud apps and other intensive work-related use cases. Among the portion of Lincoln University that census records identify as working from home, 63.52 Within home office workers in Lincoln University, 63.52% make less than $75,000. If you're setting up a home network for working from home, be sure to check data limitations on your plan. Many residential Broadband connections in Lincoln University have data caps, which can impact you negatively if you use a lot of data for work purposes like video conferencing, etc. Business-class plans can be provided if you need more than a typical consumer-grade deal.

Compare Lincoln University to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Lincoln University 115.8 Mbps 6 $0.35 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +418.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +33 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +44.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +53.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +46.3 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.37 ( + $0.00 )