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Internet providers in 18017

Find internet providers serving the 18017 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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18017 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL96%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic0.730%
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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18017 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 18017 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 18017 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 24% of those living in the 18017 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 18017 area, and 100.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 18017, 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 38 Mbps 6 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 18017

The largest internet providers serving the 18017 ZIP code are Verizon and Blue Ridge Communications bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 18017 ZIP code, covering 96% 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 residents in the 18017 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 18017 ZIP code, covering 96% 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 $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 18017 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bethlehem's providers, 344 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 the 18017 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Blue Ridge Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 18017 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 18017 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bethlehem's providers, 344 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 the 18017 ZIP code, 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 18017 ZIP code 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 18017 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bethlehem's providers, 344 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 18017 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 18017 and the greater Bethlehem area. 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 in the 18017 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 18017 frequently asked questions

Astound is the fastest internet provider in the 18017 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in 18017. The next fastest internet provider in the 18017 ZIP code is Astound, offering download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps to 24% of the area.

Astound offers the cheapest internet in the 18017 ZIP with service 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 serving the 18017 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city. Astound also offers fiber internet in 18017 and is available to 24% of households.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.