Internet Providers in Vandergrift, PA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Vandergrift, PA
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 9
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $53.21

Internet Access in Vandergrift, Pennsylvania

Viasat Internet has the most availability in Vandergrift. HughesNet is also commonly available.

XFINITY from Comcast provides an second choice to the primary providers. They offer a top speed of 987 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only way to get Internet in Vandergrift. fixed wireless companies such as REDNET are able to deliver 10 Mbps or more over wireless technology. There are also 2 providers in the area with enterprise and business/smb services such as SD-WAN. The small business listings above include all providers with business services on their site, although some providers sell both residential and business broadband.

The information on this page comes via provider coverage reports, and is validated through private data sources to provide more useful results than governmental websites. Speed and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting thousands of plans each year.

The average home in Vandergrift has 2 wired Internet service providers available to them. 16.61 percent of Vandergrift residents — 1,000 people in total — are limited to one or fewer options for their broadband service provider. Regardless of other technologies in the area, DSL and cable broadband services usually offer the most agreeable pricing for home use.

To summarize, Vandergrift's Internet infrastructure conforms with a common pattern in Pennsylvania towns and cities: wide access to cable and DSL, except that most houses are limited to a single company for subscribing to either Internet service. This pattern has a simple cause. Broadband providers have their roots as cable TV and landline phone corporations, and use pre-existing infrastructures for delivering broadband Internet services.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Vandergrift with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Vandergrift is the 1,134th most connected city in Pennsylvania behind Freeport, Apollo, Avonmore, Leechburg, and Brackenridge.
  • The fastest zip code in Vandergrift for April 2021 is 15690. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Vandergrift, Pennsylvania

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Windstream 200 Mbps DSL 40s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Vandergrift, Pennsylvania

  • Xfinity - Cable - 99.2% Availability in Vandergrift - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Windstream - DSL - 22.0% Availability in Vandergrift - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Vandergrift - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Vandergrift - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Vandergrift

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Vandergrift is the 1,134th most connected city in Pennsylvania behind Freeport, Apollo, Avonmore, Leechburg, and Brackenridge.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Westmoreland 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.

Approximately 83% of Vandergrift 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.

As of this month, 15690 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Vandergrift.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Westmoreland County, approximately 7,000 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 in Vandergrift

Data collected by our research team suggests that many of the popular providers in the area use data caps for their home broadband plans. Data caps are disliked because users view caps as a strategy to limit streaming, while providers insist that they are a necessary tool for managing network traffic. In either case, the culprit is streaming video, which easily uses one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Vandergrift

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 99.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Windstream DSL 22.0%+ 200 Mbps
REDNET Fixed Wireless 16.1%+ 10 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 100% 987 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 2.7%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Vandergrift to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Vandergrift 26.6 Mbps 6 $0.37 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +388.8 Mbps ) 16 ( +10 ) $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +92.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +89.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +100.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +101 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.37 ( + $0.00 )