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Internet providers in State College, PA

1. T-Mobile Home Internet
63% available in State College
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
245Mbps

Order online and get a $200 prepaid Mastercard when you switch to T-Mobile Home Internet.

2. Xfinity
99% available in State College
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1200Mbps

Get fast, reliable internet with Wifi equipment included for $25/mo for 2 years - valid in WI, MN, MO, KS, TX, CO, ID, UT, AZ, NM, CA, OR & WA only. Offer valid until 3/21.

3. Verizon Home Internet
99% available in State College
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
300Mbps

User Rating(14)
4. Windstream
49% available in State College
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
2000Mbps

User Rating(356)
6. Hughesnet
99% available in State College
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(220)

New unlimited data plans: Order now and receive a $100 Prepaid Card via rebate (terms apply). Offer expires 3/27/24.

7. Viasat
99% available in State College
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
8. Getwireless.net
99% available in State College
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
3Mbps
1. Comcast Business
99% available in State College
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating(40)
2. Hughesnet
99% available in State College
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(220)

New unlimited data plans: Order now and receive a $100 Prepaid Card via rebate (terms apply). Offer expires 3/27/24.

3. Viasat
99% available in State College
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
4. Ooma
50% available in State College
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
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5. Zayo Group
4% available in State College
Connection:
DSL, Fiber, Fixed Wireless & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
6. Getwireless.net
99% available in State College
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
3Mbps
1. Verizon Wireless
Available in State College
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
2. AT&T Wireless
Available in State College
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G Speeds may vary

User Rating
3. Xfinity Mobile
Available in State College
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
4. Visible
Available in State College
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
5. Mint
Available in State College
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating

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0–5 Mbps

Works for:

  • Checking email
  • Streaming music on one device
  • Searching on Google

5–40 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video on one device
  • Video calling with Skype or FaceTime
  • Online gaming for one player

40–100 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming HD video on a few devices
  • Multiplayer online gaming
  • Downloading large files

100–500 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video in UHD on multiple screens
  • Downloading files quickly
  • Gaming online for multiple players

500–1,000+ Mbps

Works for:

  • Doing a lot of almost anything

Internet in State College

Moving towns or switching internet providers can be confusing and stressful. Comparing internet providers against the averages in the State College area can help you choose the right internet and get back to your life.

Average starting price
$94.12/mo

Average speed
167.4 Mbps

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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.

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Data based on internet speed tests performed in State College

Average download speed
167.42 Mbps

Average upload speed
22.04 Mbps

Average latency (ping)
27.84 ms

Average jitter
18.98 ms

 

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Internet Provider Availability Map

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Summary of State College internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
T-Mobile Home Internet 5G Home 245 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for T-Mobile Home Internet
Xfinity Cable 1200 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Xfinity
Verizon Home Internet 5G Home 300 Mbps 4/5 View Plans for Verizon Home Internet
Windstream DSL 2000 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Windstream
Hughesnet Satellite 100 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Hughesnet
Viasat Satellite 100 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Viasat
Getwireless.net Fixed Wireless 3 Mbps N/A View Plans for Getwireless.net

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

Don't worry, you're not alone out there. Read some reviews from verified customers to get the real scoop
on 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 16 No 4

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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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 16 No 4

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