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Internet providers in Carlisle, PA

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Carlisle, PA internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL83%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic2.416%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Carlisle internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Carlisle 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 Carlisle area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Carlisle residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 51% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 4.280% of those living in Carlisle.

There are four internet providers serving the Carlisle area, and 99.17% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Carlisle's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Carlisle

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 9 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
CenturyLink 147 Mbps 57 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 123 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Carlisle

The largest internet providers in Carlisle are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Carlisle.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Carlisle residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 83% of the area. Carlisle’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Carlisle residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Carlisle covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Carlisle 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 Carlisle, $53.74.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Carlisle, $1.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Carlisle. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Carlisle's providers, 109 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

83%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Carlisle covering 83% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Carlisle 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Carlisle, $53.74.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Carlisle, $1.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Carlisle. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Carlisle's providers, 109 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Carlisle covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Carlisle where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Carlisle, $53.74.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Carlisle, $1.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Carlisle. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Carlisle's providers, 109 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Carlisle with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Carlisle. The next fastest internet provider in Carlisle is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 83% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Carlisle with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Carlisle, $53.74.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Carlisle, covering 2.416% of the city.

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.

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.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.