Internet providers in Bangor, PA

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Bangor, PA internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL89%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsWired0.976%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 40 MbpsDSL1.997%
Blue Ridge Communications - -Fiber-optic100%
RCN $19.99 25 - 330 MbpsCable100%
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Bangor internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Bangor 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 Bangor area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Bangor residents. 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 89% of those living in Bangor.

There are seven internet providers serving the Bangor area, and 100.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Bangor's seven internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Bangor

The largest internet providers in Bangor are Frontier, RCN, and Service Electric Broadband Cable bringing DSL and cable options to Bangor.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Bangor residents, covering 89% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from RCN, which covers 100% of the area. Bangor’s third most-available internet provider, Service Electric Broadband Cable, offers cable to around 100% of Bangor residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

89%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Bangor covering 89% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Bangor 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 Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Bangor, $38.53.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bangor, $1.75.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Bangor. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Bangor's providers, 156 Mbps.

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RCN cable internet

Provider

RCN

Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

330 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from RCN offers broadband to all households in Bangor covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for RCN start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Bangor, $38.53.

RCN customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bangor, $1.75.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, RCN offers download speeds up to 330 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Bangor. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bangor's providers, 156 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 Bangor covering 100% of the area.

Service Electric Broadband Cable’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Bangor 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 Bangor, $38.53.

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 Bangor, $1.75.

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 Bangor. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Bangor's providers, 156 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Bangor, you’ll likely have options from cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Bangor, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

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

RCN offers the cheapest internet in Bangor with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bangor, $38.53.

Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Bangor, covering 100% of the city. RCN also offers fiber internet in Bangor and is available to 2.841% of households.

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.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.