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Internet providers in 16503

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16503 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -DSL87%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable87%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 5 MbpsSatellite100%
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16503 internet service at a glance

At 87%, broadband coverage in the 16503 ZIP code is slightly lower than the rest of Pennsylvania - 98%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 16503 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 87% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 87% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Erie, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the 16503 area, and 86.76% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 16503, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 16503

The largest internet providers serving the 16503 ZIP code are Verizon, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 16503 ZIP code, covering 87% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 87% of the area. Erie’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 16503 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

87%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 16503 ZIP code, covering 87% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon 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 Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Erie, $48.74.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in 16503 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 87% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Erie's providers, 43 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

87%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 16503 ZIP code, covering 87% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 16503 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Erie, $48.74.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Erie, $0.62.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 16503 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 87% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Erie's providers, 43 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 the 16503 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 16503 ZIP 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 Erie, $48.74.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Erie, $0.62.

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 16503 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Erie's providers, 43 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 16503 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 16503 ZIP code with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 87% of households in 16503. The next fastest internet provider in the 16503 ZIP code is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Verizon offers the cheapest internet in the 16503 ZIP with service starting at $39.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Erie, $48.74.

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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

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.

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.