Internet providers in 16601

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Provider
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL99%
Atlantic Broadband $39.99 50 - 120 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
Getwireless.net $39.95 -Wireless99%
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16601 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 16601 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 16601 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Altoona, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the 16601 area, and 99.20% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 16601, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 120 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 16601

The largest internet providers serving the 16601 ZIP code are Verizon, Atlantic Broadband, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 16601 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Atlantic Broadband, which covers 100% of the area. Altoona’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 16601 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 16601 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Altoona, $45.98.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Altoona, $1.77.

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 16601 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Altoona's providers, 43 Mbps.

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Atlantic Broadband cable internet

Provider

Atlantic Broadband

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

120 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Atlantic Broadband offers broadband to all households in the 16601 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Atlantic Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 16601 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Atlantic Broadband start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Altoona, $45.98.

Atlantic Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Altoona, $1.77.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Atlantic Broadband offers download speeds up to 120 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 16601 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Altoona's providers, 43 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 16601 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 16601 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Altoona, $45.98.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Altoona, $1.77.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 16601 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Altoona's providers, 43 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 16601 frequently asked questions

Atlantic Broadband is the fastest internet provider in the 16601 ZIP code with download speeds up to 120 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 16601. The next fastest internet provider in the 16601 ZIP code is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Getwireless.net offers the cheapest internet in the 16601 ZIP with service starting at $39.95/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Altoona, $45.98.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.