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Pennsylvania Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in PA

^ An estimated 8,828,153 Pennsylvania residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Info in PA by City

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Internet Availability in PA

^ Collectively (all cities), 75.4% of all Pennsylvania residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 33rd in the nation [2].

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Pennsylvania Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Pennsylvania

  • Median Landline Internet speeds in PA [3]
    • Median download speed: 7.91 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 2.57 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 20.47 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 6.47 Mb/s

Landline Internet Speed: Pennsylvania vs. the U.S.

How Pennsylvania landline Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


Wireless Internet Speed in Pennsylvania

  • Median Wireless Internet speeds in PA [3]
    • Median download speed: 2.69 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 1.02 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 8.16 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 3.65 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Speed: Pennsylvania vs. the U.S.

How Pennsylvania wireless Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Pennsylvania

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in PA

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Other Copper Wireline10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s
Cable Modem100 Mb/s - 1 Gb/s50 Mb/s - 100 Mb/s
Optical Carrier50 Mb/s - 100 Mb/s10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in PA

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Wireless6 Mb/s - 10 Mb/s1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s
Wireless3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s
Wireless3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s

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Pennsylvania Internet Statistics

Pennsylvania Internet Connectivity

Pennsylvania: 69.5% of residents are connected, with 24.8% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in Pennsylvania


  • Pennsylvania Internet Connectivity [1]
    • It is estimated that 8,828,153 Pennsylvania residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, or elsewhere, or they are connected at multiple locations.
    • It is estimated that 3,874,226 Pennsylvania residents are not connected to the Internet at all. This includes not being connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Pennsylvania Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 9,577,594 Pennsylvania residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania: The median household income is $55,687; and 14% of households are below poverty level [6].


Pennsylvania Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

Pennsylvania Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in PA, median download speeds are 1.75 times higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are 3.03 times higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in PA [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 8.16 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.55 Mb/s - 19.02 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 1.79 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.6 Mb/s - 4.16 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in PA [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 2.69 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 0.92 Mb/s - 8.16 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 1.02 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.45 Mb/s - 3.65 Mb/s

Pennsylvania Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of Pennsylvania [1]: 69.5% of PA residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 69.5% mark ranks Pennsylvania 31st in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 29.1% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 5.5% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 10.1% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 24.8% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 30.5% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • Pennsylvania Internet Availability [2]
    • 75.4% of PA residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks Pennsylvania 33rd in the country.

Pennsylvania Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in PA, median download speeds are 2.34 times higher for business & median upload speeds are 1.18 times higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in PA [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 9.61 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 3.03 Mb/s - 24.11 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 4.19 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.49 Mb/s - 10.24 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in PA [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 5.97 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.98 Mb/s - 18.28 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 1.74 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.7 Mb/s - 5 Mb/s

Additional information about Pennsylvania

About Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has a population of approximately 12,702,379, which ranks 5th in the U.S. among all states. [6]

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More about Pennsylvania Internet Access

For more information about Pennsylvania Internet Service Providers, or for additional resources regarding PA Internet service overall, visit PA Department of Community and Economic Development.

More About Pennsylvania

Of all residents in Pennsylvania, 82% have a high school diploma or higher, and 23% have a bachelor's degree or higher [6].

Pennsylvania Cities

References

1. ^ Bureau of Labor Statistics & Bureau of Census

2. ^ United States Census Bureau

3. ^ Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

4. ^ FCC & National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

5. ^ National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

6. ^ NTIA & U.S. Census Bureau