Internet providers in Glenside, PA

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Glenside, PA internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL50%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 400 MbpsCable100%
GTT Communications - -DSL1.732%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 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 cable, which covers 100% of Glenside 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 50% of those living in Glenside.

There are five internet providers serving the Glenside area, and 99.87% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Glenside's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

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*
$39.99/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 $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Glenside, $44.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Glenside, $2.14.

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*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 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 $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Glenside, $44.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Glenside, $2.14.

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 Glenside. These download speeds are available to 50% of the area, and are much slower 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

400 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, $44.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Glenside, $2.14.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 400 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Glenside. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly 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 $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Glenside at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 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

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Glenside with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Glenside. The next fastest internet provider in Glenside is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 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, $44.99.

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

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.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

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.