Internet Providers in Scranton, Pennsylvania

Residential Internet Statistics for Scranton, PA
Internet Service Providers: 5
Plans Start From: $39.99
Top Download Speed: 1.2 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Cable

Top Internet Providers in Scranton, Pennsylvania:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. Xfinity
    99% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99% Available
  • 2. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    42.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    42.1% Available
  • 3. Verizon
    96.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *15 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    96.6% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. Skypacket
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.024 Gbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 7. 7. ICON
    99.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    99.9% Available
  • 1. Comcast Business
    98.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    98.7% Available
  • 2. Verizon High Speed Internet
    95.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *15 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    95.5% Available
  • 3. CenturyLink Business
    5.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    5.6% Available
  • 4. Windstream
    2.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    2.2% Available
  • 6. 5. Verizon Business
    13.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    13.6% Available
  • 7. 6. Crown Castle
    12% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    12% Available
  • 9. GTT
    0% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    0% Available
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Internet Access in Scranton, Pennsylvania

The average household in Scranton has access to 3 companies This is a lot of competition in comparison to other communities. Robust competition is correlated with lower pricing.

The Internet coverage data on this page is primarily sourced from provider coverage reports. Data is confirmed through privatized databases to output more accurate listings than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Lit address data is currently limited to select providers. Data about speed and pricing of specific Internet plans is sourced by our research and analysis experts, who collect thousands of plans annually. There are 451 plans in Scranton from 2014 to the present. There are 33 Internet packages currently on the market in the area.

When we're looking at network technology being used across Scranton, we see that the most common wired broadband connection infrastructures are Cable (99.04 percent coverage) and 5G Internet (42.09 percent coverage). Cable connections are sold by former television providers, leveraging their existing coaxial cable networks. Cable often makes sense for local residents because of the strong mix of speed and value.

Viasat Internet is the most widely available Internet option for Scranton residents. They are available to near one hundred percent of Scranton addresses. HughesNet is the most common second option, serving virtually one hundred percent of local addresses with Satellite Internet service. The fastest package advertised by HughesNet in Scranton is 25 Mbps.

Outside of the services listed above, Xfinity provides a third option for wired broadband in 99 percent of Scranton. Wireless providers such as Skypacket and satellite Internet companies like are worth considering. However, the main wired options are usually a better value so far as performance.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Scranton, Pennsylvania

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 99.0%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 42.1%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
3,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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

Scranton is the 594th most connected city in Pennsylvania ahead of Old Forge and Clarks Summit, but behind Moosic, Olyphant, and Taylor.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Lackawanna County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

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

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

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

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

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Compare Scranton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Scranton 61.8 Mbps 8 $2.55 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +519.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +111 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +137.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +140.4 Mbps ) 24 ( +16 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +134.7 Mbps ) 10 ( +2 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )