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Windstream $19.99 10 - 100 MbpsDSL99%
Windstream $75 10 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic0.474%
Windstream $27 10 - 50 MbpsCable9.373%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 50 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 50 - 100 MbpsCable100%
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Ephrata internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Ephrata 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 Ephrata area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Ephrata residents. 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 Ephrata.

There are five internet providers serving the Ephrata area, and 99.51% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Ephrata's five internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Ephrata

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

DSL internet from Windstream is available to nearly all Ephrata residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Blue Ridge Communications, which covers 100% of the area. Ephrata’s third most-available internet provider, Blue Ridge Communications, offers fiber-optic to around 100% of Ephrata residents.

Windstream DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to all households in Ephrata covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream uses telephone lines in Ephrata 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 Ephrata, $41.23.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ephrata, $0.98.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in Ephrata. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Ephrata's providers, 347 Mbps.

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Blue Ridge Communications cable internet

Provider

Blue Ridge Communications

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Blue Ridge Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Ephrata 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 Ephrata, $41.23.

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 Ephrata, $0.98.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Blue Ridge Communications offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Ephrata. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Ephrata's providers, 347 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 Ephrata 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 Ephrata than other internet types.

Internet prices for Blue Ridge Communications start at $34.95/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Ephrata, $41.23.

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 Ephrata, $0.98.

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 Ephrata. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ephrata's providers, 347 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Blue Ridge Communications is the fastest internet provider in Ephrata with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Ephrata. The next fastest internet provider in Ephrata is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in Ephrata with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ephrata, $41.23.

Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Ephrata, covering 100% of the city. Windstream also offers fiber internet in Ephrata and is available to 0.474% of households.

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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%.