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Internet providers in Glenside, PA

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Glenside, PA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL50%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Glenside internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Glenside 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 Glenside area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of Glenside residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 50% of those living in Glenside.

There are four internet providers serving the Glenside area, and 99.87% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Glenside's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Glenside

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Verizon 101 Mbps 42 Mbps Fiber-optic
Xfinity 159 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Glenside

The largest internet providers in Glenside are Verizon and Xfinity bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to Glenside.

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Glenside residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 50% of the area. Glenside’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of Glenside residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Glenside covering 100% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Verizon is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Glenside than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Glenside, $53.74.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Glenside, $0.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 880 Mbps in Glenside. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Glenside's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

50%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to about half of households in Glenside covering 50% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Glenside 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Glenside, $53.74.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Glenside, $0.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Glenside. These download speeds are available to 50% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Glenside's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Glenside covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Glenside, $53.74.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Glenside, $0.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Glenside. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Glenside's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Glenside and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Glenside at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Glenside at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Glenside residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Glenside with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Glenside. The next fastest internet provider in Glenside is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Glenside with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Glenside, $53.74.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Glenside, covering 100% of the city.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.