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Internet providers in Bethlehem, PA

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Bethlehem, PA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL98%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic0.795%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Service Electric Broadband Cable $NaN [object Object] - [object Object] MbpsCable100%
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Bethlehem internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Bethlehem 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 Bethlehem area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Bethlehem residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 17% of those living in Bethlehem.

There are six internet providers serving the Bethlehem area, and 99.89% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Bethlehem's six internet providers, prices start at $NaN and available download speeds reach up to null Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Bethlehem

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Verizon 35 Mbps 8 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Bethlehem

The largest internet providers in Bethlehem are Verizon and Blue Ridge Communications bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to Bethlehem.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Bethlehem residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Blue Ridge Communications, which covers 100% of the area. Bethlehem’s third most-available internet provider, Blue Ridge Communications, offers fiber-optic to around 100% of Bethlehem residents.

Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Bethlehem covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Bethlehem 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bethlehem, $49.18.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bethlehem, $NaN.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Bethlehem. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bethlehem's providers, 475 Mbps.

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Blue Ridge Communications cable internet

Provider

Blue Ridge Communications

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Blue Ridge Communications offers broadband to all households in Bethlehem covering 100% of the area.

Blue Ridge Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Bethlehem 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 significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Bethlehem, $49.18.

Blue Ridge Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.35 per Mbps, cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bethlehem, $NaN.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Blue Ridge Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Bethlehem. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bethlehem's providers, 475 Mbps.

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Blue Ridge Communications fiber-optic internet

Provider

Blue Ridge Communications

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Blue Ridge Communications offers broadband to all households in Bethlehem covering 100% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Blue Ridge Communications is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Bethlehem than other internet types.

Internet prices for Blue Ridge Communications start at $34.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Bethlehem, $49.18.

Blue Ridge Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.35 per Mbps, cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bethlehem, $NaN.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Blue Ridge Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Bethlehem. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bethlehem's providers, 475 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Bethlehem and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Bethlehem at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Bethlehem at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Bethlehem residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Astound is the fastest internet provider in Bethlehem with download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Bethlehem. The next fastest internet provider in Bethlehem is Astound, offering download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps to 16% of the area.

Astound offers the cheapest internet in Bethlehem with plans starting at $25.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bethlehem, $49.18.

Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Bethlehem, covering 100% of the city. Astound also offers fiber internet in Bethlehem and is available to 16% of households.

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.

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.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.