Internet providers in Ephrata, PA

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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 $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Ephrata

The largest internet providers in Ephrata are Windstream, HughesNet, and ViaSat, Inc. bringing DSL and satellite 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 satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Ephrata’s third most-available internet provider, ViaSat, Inc., offers satellite to around 100% of Ephrata residents.

Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$29.99/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 $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Ephrata, $46.66.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ephrata, $3.11.

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 about the same as the average max speeds from all Ephrata's providers, 96 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Ephrata 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Ephrata, $46.66.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ephrata, $3.11.

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 Ephrata. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Ephrata's providers, 96 Mbps.

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from ViaSat, Inc. offers broadband to all households in Ephrata covering 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Ephrata 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 ViaSat, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ephrata, $46.66.

ViaSat, Inc. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ephrata, $3.11.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ViaSat, Inc. offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Ephrata. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Ephrata's providers, 96 Mbps.

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Ephrata, PA internet providers

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Provider
Windstream $29.99/mo. 10 - 100 Mbps DSL 99%
Windstream $29.99/mo. 10 - 100 Mbps Fiber-optic 0.474%
Windstream $29.99/mo. 10 - 50 Mbps Cable 9.373%
Pencor Services, Inc. - - Fiber-optic 100%
Pencor Services, Inc. - - Cable 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Pencor Services, Inc. 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 $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ephrata, $46.66.

Pencor Services, Inc. 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.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.