Internet providers in State College, PA

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1. Xfinity
100% available in State College
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
  • Self installation –  Easy online ordering 
2. EarthLink
100% available in State College
Connection:
HSI
Download speeds up to
7Mbps
3. Verizon
100% available in State College
Connection:
High Speed Internet
Download speeds up to
15Mbps

User Rating (189)
4. Viasat
99% available in State College
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
5. HughesNet
100% available in State College
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
6. Getwireless.net
100% available in State College
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
3Mbps
1. Comcast Business
100% available in State College
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating (0)
2. Verizon
100% available in State College
Connection:
High Speed Internet
Download speeds up to
15Mbps

User Rating (189)
3. Viasat
99% available in State College
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
4. HughesNet
100% available in State College
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
5. Getwireless.net
100% available in State College
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
3Mbps
1. Xfinity Mobile
Available in State College
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
4GLTE

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2. AT&T
Available in State College
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE

User Rating Info
3. T-Mobile
Available in State College
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

User Rating Info

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How much internet speed do I need?

5+ Mbps

  • Regular browsing
  • Music streaming
  • Ideal for 1 person

10+ Mbps

  • HD video streaming
  • Casual gaming
  • Ideal for 1-2 people

20+ Mbps

  • Ultra HD streaming
  • Frequent gaming
  • Ideal for 2-4 people

40+ Mbps

  • Simultaneous HD streaming
  • Simultaneous gaming
  • Ideal for 4+

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What is the best internet provider in State College?

Internet Provider Types in State College


Cable

95%
Coverage


DSL

86%
Coverage


Fiber

7%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in State College


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

95%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

95%
State College
91%
Pennsylvania
79%
USA

State College Residential Internet Coverage

State College is one of the largest college cities in the country, housing tons of students in different fields and career paths. Students, working professionals, and growing families all rely on high speed internet in this area. Almost every part of State College enjoys high speed internet access, since current networks reach 95% of the city.

Looking for cable service? You could find a plan through Xfinity, a national provider with a network that reaches 95% of the city.

DSL is also fairly widely available in State College. Verizon FiOS and TOAST.net both have DSL networks that cover 86% of State College. While fiber optic service isn't yet offered in this city, that could change in coming years.

Some State College businesses have other connection options to explore. Through Level 3 Communications, 19% of local businesses can access fiber optic service. Business cable internet is also offered through Xfinity and One Communications.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in State College

Xfinity offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

Viasat offers internet at speeds up to 25 Mbps

HughesNet offers internet at speeds up to 25 Mbps

EarthLink offers internet at speeds up to 7 Mbps

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Summary of State College internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User Rating
Xfinity Cable 1000 Mbps 2.5/5
EarthLink HSI 7 Mbps 3.5/5
Verizon DSL 7 Mbps 3.0/5
Viasat Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5
HughesNet Satellite 25 Mbps 2.5/5
Getwireless.net Fixed Wireless 3 Mbps N/A

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

Customer reviews of internet providers in State College

Windstream

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Jordan B | 07-23-2014

I signed up at a kiosk they had set up downtown during move-in week. They had someone follow me home to set it up and I had internet within thirty minutes. I never had any issues with the service or speed.

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