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Internet Providers in Prospect Park, Pennsylvania
Most Popular Internet Providers in Prospect Park, Pennsylvania:
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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||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||97.9%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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.
Compare Prospect Park to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Prospect Park||134.6 Mbps||6||$0.65 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +399.8 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +14.2 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +26 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +34.9 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +27.5 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.66 ( + $0.00 )|