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Internet providers in 18018

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic1.990%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL99%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 50 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic100%
RCN $19.99 25 - 330 MbpsCable100%
Service Electric - -Cable100%
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18018 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 18018 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 18018 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. 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 99% of those living in the 18018 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 18018 area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 18018, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 18018

The largest internet providers serving the 18018 ZIP code are Verizon, RCN, and Blue Ridge Communications bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 18018 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from RCN, which covers 100% of the area. Bethlehem’s third most-available internet provider, Blue Ridge Communications, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 18018 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 18018 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bethlehem, $40.98.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bethlehem, $0.95.

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 18018 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Bethlehem's providers, 540 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 the 18018 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

RCN’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 18018 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 Bethlehem, $40.98.

RCN customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bethlehem, $0.95.

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 18018 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Bethlehem's providers, 540 Mbps.

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Blue Ridge Communications cable internet

Provider

Blue Ridge Communications

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Blue Ridge Communications offers broadband to all households in the 18018 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 18018 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Bethlehem, $40.98.

Blue Ridge Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.70 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bethlehem, $0.95.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Blue Ridge Communications offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 18018 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Bethlehem's providers, 540 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 18018 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 18018 and the greater Bethlehem area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Bethlehem at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Bethlehem at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 18018 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 18018 frequently asked questions

Blue Ridge Communications is the fastest internet provider in the 18018 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 18018. The next fastest internet provider in the 18018 ZIP code is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 1.990% of the area.

RCN offers the cheapest internet in the 18018 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bethlehem, $40.98.

Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 18018 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city. RCN also offers fiber internet in 18018 and is available to 17% of households.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.