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Overview of internet satisfaction and availability in Pennsylvania
Astound Broadband and Xfinity are your primary cable internet providers in Pennsylvania, with speeds of up to 1.2Gbps. But unlike Xfinity, Astound also has affordable fiber internet in Luzerne County—even after the promotional pricing. Other fiber internet providers include Verizon, Kinetic Internet by Windstream, and Frontier, with the highest speeds hitting 5Gbps. If you can’t get wired internet, Verizon has your back with its 5G Home service, as does AT&T and T-Mobile. HughesNet and Viasat offer satellite internet.
Internet providers received an average satisfaction rating of 3.7 out of 5 stars from customers in Pennsylvania.
That ranks Pennsylvania 30th nationwide for internet customer satisfaction.Learn more about our methodology
Internet customer satisfaction in Pennsylvania
$84.33 average price per payment for internet, per household
87.7% of the time, advertised speeds meet household needs
3.6/5 average customer service rating of internet services
3.7/5 average reliability rating of services state-wide
2.44 average people per household
$64,315 average income per household
44 average age per household
57% of population employed
Fastest internet providers in Pennsylvania
|Provider||Avg download speed||Avg upload speed||Availability||Order online|
|Shentel||291.63 Mbps||285.31 Mbps||83.39%||View Plans for Shentel|
|XFINITY||175.39 Mbps||19.38 Mbps||95.8%||View Plans for Xfinity|
|Optimum||160.31 Mbps||25.72 Mbps||68.59%||View Plans for Optimum|
|Astound Broadband||153.31 Mbps||25.33 Mbps||53.78%|
|Citizens Fiber||151.35 Mbps||111.99 Mbps||93.14%||View Plans for Citizens Fiber|
Internet by tech type
|Internet tech type||Avg download speed||% of people with access||% availability||Learn more|
|5G Home||228.9 Mbps||95.77%||89.66%||See all providers|
|Cable||901.78 Mbps||94.55%||84.24%||See all providers|
|DSL||382.41 Mbps||77.79%||79.24%||See all providers|
|Fiber||1982.42 Mbps||62.71%||88.69%||See all providers|
|Fixed Wireless||79.08 Mbps||19.19%||72.62%||See all providers|
|LTE Home||99 Mbps||13.31%||99%||See all providers|
|Satellite||89.08 Mbps||97.61%||100%||See all providers|
Best cities for internet in Pennsylvania
Cities in Pennsylvania with the fastest internet
Oakdale is the best city in Pennsylvania for internet, shooting to the top of the list thanks to a combination of record-setting average download speeds, wide fiber-optic internet availability, and the presence of a reliable and well-rated internet provider. Hatboro and Royersford also earn top rankings, according to our data.
The most connected cities in Pennsylvania
Philadelphia is the most internet-connected city in Pennsylvania. Philadelphia makes it to the top of the list due to the high number of its residents who have access not only to high-speed internet, but also to fiber internet specifically. A large number of Philadelphia's residents also have access to three or more internet providers—an uncommon number of options compared to the rest of the state. Pittsburgh and Harrisburg also make it to the top of our list.
HighSpeedInternet.com relies on proprietary and exclusive data to analyze the customer and provider trends presented on this page. We analyze millions of results from our speed test tool to determine average statewide speeds, fastest speeds, and availability. Our annual customer satisfaction survey provides us with data for developing the satisfaction rating. We also draw from data provided to us directly by internet providers to determine available tech types and average speeds.