Internet Providers in Prospect Park, PA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Prospect Park, PA
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 14
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $53.06

Internet Access in Prospect Park, Pennsylvania

Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Prospect Park. HughesNet is also commonly available.

Keep in mind that since FCC data is collected biannually and only made public 6+ months later, availability listed in the results above might not reflect the latest network upgrades or regional changes.

Looking at the broadband technology types in Prospect Park, you have two systems: cable (RCN, for example) and DSL (providers like Verizon High Speed Internet).

RCN is another common Internet choice in Prospect Park, offering Cable connections available to close to one hundred percent of the area.

Click around in our custom maps on this page to analyze how availability varies in individual parts of Prospect Park at the census block level. As of this quarter, our data shows that the average census block in area has 3.13 or more serviceable Internet service providers.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Prospect Park, Pennsylvania

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
RCN 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Prospect Park, Pennsylvania

  • RCN - Cable - 99.7% Availability in Prospect Park - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Xfinity - Cable - 97.9% Availability in Prospect Park - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Prospect Park - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Prospect Park - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Prospect Park

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Prospect Park is the 286th most connected city in Pennsylvania behind Holmes, Norwood, Glenolden, Folsom, and Ridley Park.

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

Approximately 4,000 people in Delaware 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: 31% of people living in Prospect Park 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 100% of Prospect Park 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 Delaware 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.

Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Prospect Park

Data collected by our market researchers suggests that many of the popular providers place some sort of limit on streaming on residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since customers see caps as a tactic to stop "cord cutting", while providers maintain data caps are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is streaming services, which can consume 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Prospect Park

Provider Type Coverage Speed
RCN Cable 99.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 97.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 100% 987 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 30.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
RCN Business Copper 10.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 4.3%+ 50 Mbps
Windstream Copper 1.5%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Prospect Park to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Prospect Park 110.2 Mbps 6 $0.25 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +305.2 Mbps ) 16 ( +10 ) $0.52 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +8.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +6 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +17.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +17.4 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.29 ( + $0.00 )