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Internet Providers in Tarentum, Pennsylvania
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Internet Access in Tarentum, Pennsylvania
Currently, there are 7 Internet service providers in Tarentum with home service. Including business ISPs, there are 15 Internet providers available locally, such as Crown Castle Fiber.
According to the latest government reports, 7.42 percent of households (700 residents total) are limited to only one choice for home residential broadband service.
Taking a look now at network technology installed in the city, the most frequently available wired broadband Internet tech options are Cable (99.15 percent coverage) and Fixed Wireless (46.18 percent coverage). Traditional cable TV corporations are the main source for cable home Internet service, because they can re-purpose pre-existing TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect subscribers to Internet service. Tarentum-area customers of cable companies like Xfinity often select it due to the reasonably low prices for workable speeds. (At least, compared to DSL.)
Viasat Internet offers the largest coverage area for Tarentum residents. They are available to close to one hundred percent of Tarentum addresses. HughesNet is also a common choice, providing virtually one hundred percent of the area with Satellite broadband service. HughesNet's fastest package in Tarentum is 25 Mbps.
Coverage data found here comes via FCC data, which compels Internet companies in Tarentum to submit deployment and subscriber data biannually. Using direct relationships with ISPs nationally, BroadbandNow is able to further verify public data against private data reported by Internet providers directly. Between 2014–2022 our data team has crunched 4,806 data rows on Internet coverage in Tarentum. Our speed averages are calculated based on actual speed tests from Tarentum from M-Labs.
Internet Statistics 2022
7.4% of consumers in Tarentum700 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.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Tarentum, Pennsylvania
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||30 Mbps||DSL||4m 33s||24.4%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||46.2%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||46.2%|
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Internet Provider Competition Map For Tarentum
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.
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.
Compare Tarentum to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Tarentum||120.4 Mbps||7||$0.37 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +425.2 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +40.9 Mbps )||20 ( +13 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +60.5 Mbps )||19 ( +12 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +66.2 Mbps )||26 ( +19 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +58.7 Mbps )||10 ( +3 )||$0.36 ( $0.00 )|