Infrastructure

Broadband Access

The official FCC broadband definition is a minimum of 25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload.
Cable/fiber internet connection is used to define access to broadband, since these are the most commonly used and currently best two types of internet for a fast connection. Other technologies are less preferable due to slowness, instability, data caps, and latency.

By Type of Connection

Nationwide
Pennsylvania

Access to Cable/Fiber Internet by PREP Region

The official FCC broadband definition is a minimum of 25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload.
Cable/fiber internet connection is used to define access to broadband, since these are the most commonly used and currently best two types of internet for a fast connection. Other technologies are less preferable due to slowness, instability, data caps, and latency.
Data Note: Access to broadband by PREP Region represents the average access across the counties comprising each PREP region.

Broadband Subscription

Vital information, processes, and connections are increasingly happening online, which students, workers, and businesses need to reach their full potential. Reliable access to high-speed broadband also reflects a place's ability to attract the most highly skilled workers or dynamic firms, especially with the rising trend of remote work.
Data Note: The data represents the average broadband subscription rate across the counties comprising each PREP region.