Internet providers in 18109

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Verizon $39.99 -Fiber-optic66%
Verizon $39.99 -DSL90%
Blue Ridge Communications - -Fiber-optic100%
Service Electric Broadband Cable $28.20 10 - 150 MbpsCable100%
Blue Ridge Communications - -Cable100%
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18109 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 18109 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 18109 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 90% of those living in the 18109 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 18109 area, and 99.89% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 18109, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 18109

The largest internet providers serving the 18109 ZIP code are Verizon and Service Electric Broadband Cable bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 18109 ZIP code, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Verizon, which covers 66% of the area. Allentown’s third most-available internet provider, Service Electric Broadband Cable, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 18109 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

90%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 18109 ZIP code, covering 90% 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, $39.63.

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 18109 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Allentown's providers, 212 Mbps.

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Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

66%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to most households in the 18109 ZIP code, covering 66% 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 18109 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, $39.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 880 Mbps in 18109 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 66% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Allentown's providers, 212 Mbps.

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Service Electric Broadband Cable cable internet

Provider

Service Electric Broadband Cable

Starting price*
$28.2/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Service Electric Broadband Cable offers broadband to all households in the 18109 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Service Electric Broadband Cable’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 18109 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Service Electric Broadband Cable start at $28.2/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Allentown, $39.63.

Service Electric Broadband Cable customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.82 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Allentown, $1.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Service Electric Broadband Cable offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 18109 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Allentown's providers, 212 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 18109 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 18109 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 significantly 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 18109 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 18109 frequently asked questions

Blue Ridge Communications is the fastest internet provider in the 18109 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 18109. The next fastest internet provider in the 18109 ZIP code is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 66% of the area.

RCN offers the cheapest internet in the 18109 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Allentown, $39.63.

Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 18109 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city. Verizon also offers fiber internet in 18109 and is available to 66% of households.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable 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.