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Internet providers in 17522

Find internet providers serving the 17522 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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17522 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL11%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable1.550%
Windstream $19.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL93%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsCable9.230%
Windstream $75.00 200 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic3.810%
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17522 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 17522 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 17522 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 84% of those living in the 17522 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 17522 area, and 98.44% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 17522, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Ephrata

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 7 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 219 Mbps 23 Mbps Cable
Windstream 110 Mbps 61 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 17522

The largest internet providers serving the 17522 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 17522 ZIP code, covering 11% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Windstream, which covers 93% of the area. Ephrata’s third most-available internet provider, Blue Ridge Communications, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 17522 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

11%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 17522 ZIP code, covering 11% 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 Ephrata, $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

93%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to nearly all households in the 17522 ZIP code, covering 93% 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 Ephrata, $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 Ephrata, $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 17522 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ephrata'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 17522 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 17522 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 Ephrata, $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 Ephrata, $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 17522 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ephrata'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 17522 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 17522 and the greater Ephrata area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Ephrata at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Ephrata at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 17522 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 Ephrata 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 Ephrata cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers.

Internet providers in 17522 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 17522 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.550% of households in 17522. The next fastest internet provider in the 17522 ZIP code is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps to 93% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 17522 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ephrata, $53.32.

Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 17522 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city. Windstream also offers fiber internet in 17522 and is available to 3.810% of households.

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.

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.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.