Best Park Forest Village Internet Service Providers

There are a total of 4 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Park Forest Village, 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 Park Forest Village:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1XfinityCable, Fiber2000 Mbps2000 Mbps97.5%
2Getwireless.netwireless100 Mbps10 Mbps48.0%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Park Forest Village PA Internet Access Options

Studies have shown that the competition from having two or more broadband internet providers in a community leads to lower prices and better overall service.
The chart below graphs the segment of the population which has a choice of internet providers at four different ranges of download speeds.

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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 Park Forest Village of 7.19 Mbps are faster than the Centre County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for Pennsylvania.

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Park Forest Village Internet Access Facts

  • The average internet download speed in Park Forest Village is 32.3 Mbps based upon 17624 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 96.4% of the Park Forest Village population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 1.0% of Park Forest Village residents

  • There are 4 residential internet providers in Park Forest Village, PA providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Park Forest Village is 32.9% faster than the Centre County average and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 86.5% of Centre County residents

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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 Park Forest Village 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 Xfinity as the top provider for Park Forest Village, Pennsylvania.

Who has the fastest internet service in Park Forest Village?

Xfinity with a download speed of 2000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Park Forest Village.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Park Forest Village, Pennsylvania?

The following zip codes were used: 16803

What is fiber internet service?

Fiber internet service transmits data by sending pulses of light over thin glass fiber optic cable. In most cases fiber internet service download speeds will be faster than cable or DSL, however, fiber service is limited with less than half of Americans living in an area with fiber coverage.

What internet download speed do I need?

Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Park Forest Village internet service.

Speed Devices Typical Usage
25+ Mbps1-2 devicesWeb browsing
Music streaming
HD video streaming
100+ Mbps3-5 devicesVideo conferencing
4K video streaming
Online gaming
1000+ Mbps6+ devicesMultiple video or 4K streams
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How do the internet speeds in Park Forest Village compare to other cities in Pennsylvania?

Click through to see how the Park Forest Village broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Bath, Mcconnellstown, New Castle Northwest, Pleasant Hills, Plymptonville, Temple, Thorndale

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Park Forest Village - Xfinity.

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 Park Forest Village, Pennsylvania?

Xfinity provides broadband internet service to 97.5% of Park Forest Village.




Park Forest Village 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.


Xfinity

  • 260+ channels
  • Award winning voice remote
  • Customize your plan
  • Watch TV, DVR and OnDemand anywhere with the Xfinity Stream app
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DISH

  • 290+ channels
  • Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
  • 4 video package tiers
  • Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
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Hulu Live TV

  • 75+ channels
  • Access to premium Hulu originals
  • Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
  • 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
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YouTube TV

  • 85+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
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DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
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fuboTV

  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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