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Utilities

ELECTRICITY

First Energy serves the county through its subsidiaries West Penn Power and Penelec and can be reached at 800-686-0021 or 800-545-7741.

There is also a form to make a request for service at www.firstenergycorp.com. Click on “turn on service” on the left side of the site.

To compare suppliers and their current offers, visit the state Office of Consumer Advocate at www.oca.state.pa.us and follow the link to “Residential Electric Shopping Guide.”

PHONE

Call Verizon at 800-660-2215. You can complete an application over the phone or shop for services at www.verizon.com.

Also providing phone service in the borough of State College is Windstream Communications at www.windstream.com or 866-454-1986.

Vonage ( www.vonage.com or 855-833-7144) and Comcast ( www.comcast.com or 800-266-2278) also provide long-distance via broadband for many municipalities.

TELEVISION

Television content providers include:

•  Comcast, 800-266-2278 or

www.comcast.com

•  Windstream Communications, 866-454-1986 or

www.windstream.com

•  Direct TV, 855-229-4388 or

www.directv.com

•  Dish Network, 888-610-2814 or

www.dish.com

•  Tele-Media Co., 353-2025 or

pennsylvania.tele-media.com

(serves Zion- and Snow Shoe-area residents)



•  Country Cable TV or 359-3161 (serves Julian and Unionville)



•  Millheim TV Transmission Co., 349-4837 (serves Millheim)



•  Verizon Fios, 855-344-5769

fios.verizon.com

INTERNET

In addition to many national providers, several local companies provide residents with Internet options. Some of these options are:

•  Comcast, 800-266-2278 or

www.comcast.com

•  Getwireless.net, 867-2100 or

www.getwireless.net

•  Pennswoods.net, 877-716-2002 or

www.pennswoods.net

•  PA.net, 689-9000 or

www.pa.net

•  Verizon Fios, 855-344-5769 or

fios.verizon.com

NATURAL GAS

Call Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania Inc. at 888-460-4332 or www.columbiagaspa.com.

WATER AND SEWER

In many cases, the landlord will take care of water and sewer services. If not, or if you’re building a house, contact your municipality or the Centre County Planning and Community Development Office at 355-6791.

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