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17517 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL25%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable8.530%
Windstream $19.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL79%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsCable6.280%
Windstream $75.00 200 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.400%
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17517 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 17517 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 17517 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 45% of those living in the 17517 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 17517 area, and 97.63% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 17517, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Denver

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Windstream 85 Mbps 54 Mbps DSL
Frontier 7 Mbps 0 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 76 Mbps 9 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 17517

The largest internet providers serving the 17517 ZIP code are Frontier, Windstream, and Blue Ridge Communications bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to many in the 17517 ZIP code, covering 25% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Windstream, which covers 79% of the area. Denver’s third most-available internet provider, Blue Ridge Communications, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 17517 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

25%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 17517 ZIP code, covering 25% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier 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 Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Denver, $53.32.

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Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

2,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

79%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to most households in the 17517 ZIP code, covering 79% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream 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 Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Denver, $53.32.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.10 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Denver, $0.41.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in 17517 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 79% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Denver's providers, 261 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

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Blue Ridge Communications offers broadband to all households in the 17517 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 17517 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 Denver, $53.32.

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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Denver, $0.41.

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 10 Mbps in 17517 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Denver's providers, 261 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 17517 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 17517 and the greater Denver area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Denver at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Denver at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 17517 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 Denver may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 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 Denver cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers.

Internet providers in 17517 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 17517 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 8.530% of households in 17517. The next fastest internet provider in the 17517 ZIP code is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps to 79% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 17517 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Denver, $53.32.

Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 17517 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city. Windstream also offers fiber internet in 17517 and is available to 0.400% of households.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

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.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.