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Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL90%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable86%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL17%
Zito Internet - -Cable22%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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16823 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 16823 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 16823 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Bellefonte, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are eight internet providers serving the 16823 area, and 97.66% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 16823, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 16823

The largest internet providers serving the 16823 ZIP code are Verizon, Xfinity, and CenturyLink bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 16823 ZIP code, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 86% of the area. Bellefonte’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers DSL to around 17% of residents in the 16823 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 16823 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 Bellefonte, $42.13.

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 Bellefonte, $3.01.

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 16823 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Bellefonte's providers, 60 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

86%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 16823 ZIP code, covering 86% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 16823 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Bellefonte, $42.13.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bellefonte, $3.01.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 16823 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bellefonte's providers, 60 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

17%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 16823 ZIP code, covering 17% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink 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 CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bellefonte, $42.13.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bellefonte, $3.01.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 16823 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 17% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Bellefonte's providers, 60 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 16823 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 16823 and the greater Bellefonte area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Bellefonte at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Bellefonte at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 16823 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Bellefonte may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Bellefonte DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet providers in 16823 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 16823 ZIP code with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 86% of households in 16823. The next fastest internet provider in the 16823 ZIP code is Zito Internet, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 22% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 16823 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bellefonte, $42.13.

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.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.