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Internet providers in 18106

Find internet providers serving the 18106 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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18106 internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99 200 - 150 MbpsFiber-optic18%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL99%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 50 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Service Electric - -Cable100%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 50 - 50 MbpsCable100%
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18106 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 18106 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of Pennsylvania - 98%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 18106 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 99% of those living in the 18106 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 18106 area, and 99.27% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 18106, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 18106

The largest internet providers serving the 18106 ZIP code are Verizon and Blue Ridge Communications bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 18106 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from Verizon, which covers 18% of the area. Allentown’s third most-available internet provider, Blue Ridge Communications, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 18106 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in the 18106 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Allentown, $40.98.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Allentown, $0.95.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in 18106 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Allentown's providers, 382 Mbps.

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Verizon fiber-optic internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

150 Mbps

Average availability

18%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 18106 ZIP code, covering 18% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Verizon is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 18106 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Allentown, $40.98.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Allentown, $0.95.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 150 Mbps in 18106 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 18% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Allentown's providers, 382 Mbps.

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Blue Ridge Communications cable internet

Provider

Blue Ridge Communications

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Blue Ridge Communications offers broadband to all households in the 18106 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Blue Ridge Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 18106 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Blue Ridge Communications start at $34.95/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Allentown, $40.98.

Blue Ridge Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.70 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Allentown, $0.95.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Blue Ridge Communications offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 18106 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Allentown's providers, 382 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 18106 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 18106 and the greater Allentown area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Allentown at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Allentown at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 18106 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 18106 frequently asked questions

Blue Ridge Communications is the fastest internet provider in the 18106 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 18106. The next fastest internet provider in the 18106 ZIP code is RCN, offering download speeds up to 330 Mbps to 85% of the area.

RCN offers the cheapest internet in the 18106 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Allentown, $40.98.

Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 18106 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city. RCN also offers fiber internet in 18106 and is available to 26% of households.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.