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Internet Providers in Worthington, Pennsylvania
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Internet Access in Worthington, Pennsylvania
Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Worthington. HughesNet is also widely available.
As of recent government reporting, 11.01 percent of Worthington households (300 residents total) are limited to a single choice for wired broadband.
Windstream provides a common second choice, serving Worthington with a maximum speed of 200 Mbps. There are 3 providers in the area selling enterprise-level products and services such as SD-WAN or custom fiber loops. We list all providers with explicit business packages online, although some sell both home and business broadband.
In terms of network tech with significant infrastructure already built across the city, we see that the most widespread wired broadband Internet technology infrastructures are Cable (78.05 percent coverage) and Satellite (close to one hundred percent coverage). Traditional cable TV companies are where customers look for cable Internet, thanks to the fact that they can leverage their existing TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect subscribers to Internet service. Worthington customers of cable providers like XFINITY from Comcast overwhelmingly select cable because of the reasonably low pricing for workable speeds. (Compared to DSL at any rate.)
The broadband coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from government data and privatized datasets we source directly from industry sources. Average statistics about speed and performance averages comes from M-Labs. Our researchers have hand-filed package price on 361 broadband plans and bundles in Worthington to date.
Internet Statistics 2021
11.0% of consumers in Worthington300 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 Worthington, Pennsylvania
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||78.1%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||9.5%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||20 Mbps||DSL||6m 49s||1.2%|
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.
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 Around Worthington
Data from our market research team shows that common providers currently place some sort of limit on streaming for their home broadband connections. Data caps are controversial since subscribers view them as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting". Providers maintain that they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. Either way, the issue is streaming services, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Worthington to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Worthington||1.8 Mbps||9||$0.56 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +532.6 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +147 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +158.8 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +167.7 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +160.3 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.59 ( + $0.00 )|