Forest City, Pennsylvania Broadband Internet Service
There are a total of 4 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Forest City, Pennsylvania and meet the minimum accepted broadband definition of 25 Mbps download speed. Our proprietary ranking calculation takes into account different aspects of useable download speed, upload speed and coverage area. For example, an increase of 100 Mbps download speed from 200 Mbps to 300 Mbps is much more significant for users than an increase from 1000 Mbps to 1100Mpbs. Also, for nearly all users download speed is much more important than upload speed. Our ranked ordering of internet service providers in Forest City:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Adams CATV||Cable||150 Mbps||20 Mbps||100.0%|
|2||ICON Technologies||wireless||50 Mbps||25 Mbps||95.1%|
|3||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|4||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Forest City PA Internet Access Options
More internet service competition in a city encourages providers to continue to build out and improve their network in addition to keeping prices fair.
The following represents the percentage of population in Forest City which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:
Broadband Internet Speeds
For most users, the average download speed of their internet service is more important than their upload speed. However, upload speed plays at least some role for all users.
Average upload speeds in Forest City of 7.19 Mbps are faster than the Susquehanna County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for Pennsylvania.
Forest City Internet Access Facts
Fiber optic internet is available to 100.0% of Forest City residents
There are 4 residential internet providers in Forest City, PA providing service to at least 15% of the city
The average download speed in Forest City is 107.2% faster than the Susquehanna County average and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average internet download speed in Forest City is 32.3 Mbps based upon 17624 measurements taken in the last 12 months
Fiber optic internet is available to 37.1% of Susquehanna County residents
The average download speed in Forest City is 4.4% faster than the average in Pennsylvania and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
Internet Access Technologies
DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Forest City residents who have access to each of these technology types.
Internet Service FAQs
Who has the best internet service near me?
Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Adams CATV as the top provider for Forest City, Pennsylvania.
Who has the fastest internet service in Forest City?
Adams CATV with a download speed of 150 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Forest City.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Forest City, Pennsylvania?
The following zip codes were used: 18421
How do the internet speeds in Forest City compare to other cities in Pennsylvania?
Click through to see how the Forest City broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Clarks Summit, Flourtown, Intercourse, Kutztown University, Linwood, Mckean, Woodland Heights
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Most likely there is not. Our latest information shows there are no fiber internet providers offering coverage to more than 15% of the Forest City, Pennsylvania population.
What is DSL internet service?
DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.
Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Forest City, Pennsylvania?
Adams CATV provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Forest City.
What is cable internet service?
Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.
What download speed do I need to stream movies?
For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.
Forest City Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services
Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
Hulu Live TV
- 75+ channels
- Access to premium Hulu originals
- Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
- 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
- 180+ channels
- 1000 hours of cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages