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Internet providers in 17101

Find internet providers serving the 17101 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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17101 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -Fiber-optic1.882%
Verizon $39.99 -DSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 200 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
CTI Networks - 10 - 15 MbpsWireless100%
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17101 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 17101 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 17101 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.880% of those living in the 17101 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 17101 area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 17101, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 17101

The largest internet providers serving the 17101 ZIP code are Verizon, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 17101 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Harrisburg’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 17101 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in the 17101 ZIP code, covering 100% 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 Harrisburg, $44.99.

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 17101 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Harrisburg's providers, 79 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 17101 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 17101 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 Harrisburg, $44.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Harrisburg, $2.14.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 17101 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Harrisburg's providers, 79 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 17101 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 17101 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 Harrisburg, $44.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Harrisburg, $2.14.

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 17101 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Harrisburg's providers, 79 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 17101 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 17101 ZIP code with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 17101. The next fastest internet provider in the 17101 ZIP code is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 1.882% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 17101 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Harrisburg, $44.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 17101 ZIP code, covering 1.882% of the city.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

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.