Internet Providers in Tarentum, PA
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Residential Internet Statistics for Tarentum, PA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$50.18|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Tarentum, Pennsylvania
Internet Access in Tarentum, Pennsylvania
Currently, there are 5 Internet service providers in Tarentum with home service. Including business ISPs, there are 12 Internet providers available locally, such as GTT Communications.
According to the latest government reports, 7.31 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 (99.28 percent coverage) and DSL (72.41 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 from Comcast often select it due to the reasonably low prices for workable speeds. (At least, compared to DSL.) DSL Internet service is transmitted over phone lines, and is sold by companies such as Verizon High Speed Internet that build or own copper phone lines. Compared to other copper cables, the twisted copper construction seen in telephone lines has slightly less bandwidth compared to more modern techs like cable and several times less than fiber.
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 2014–2021 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.
- There are 11 internet providers in Tarentum with 5 of those offering residential service
- Tarentum is the 1,043rd most connected city in Pennsylvania behind Cheswick, Natrona Heights, New Kensington, Springdale, and Brackenridge.
- The fastest zip code in Tarentum for April 2021 is 15084. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
7.3% 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|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||40 Mbps||DSL||3m 24s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Tarentum, Pennsylvania
- Xfinity - Cable - 99.3% Availability in Tarentum - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Consolidated - DSL - 24.4% Availability in Tarentum - Speeds up to 40 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Tarentum - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Tarentum - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
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.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Tarentum
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||99.3%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||DSL||24.4%+||40 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||100%||987 Mbps|
|Crown Castle Fiber||Fiber||3.0%+||1,000 Mbps|
|GTT Communications||Copper||2.8%+||-- Mbps|
Compare Tarentum to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Tarentum||117.8 Mbps||5||$0.37 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +297.6 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.54 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +1.1 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( -1.6 Mbps )||14 ( +9 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +9.6 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +9.8 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|