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Internet providers in Jefferson, PA

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Jefferson, PA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL37%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable53%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable42%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL58%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsCable0.219%
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Jefferson internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Jefferson 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 Jefferson area will have access to cable, which covers 92% of Jefferson residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 76% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 31% of those living in Jefferson.

There are seven internet providers serving the Jefferson area, and 68.49% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Jefferson's seven internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Jefferson

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Windstream 67 Mbps 49 Mbps DSL
Atlantic Broadband 179 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable
Verizon 22 Mbps 4 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Jefferson

The largest internet providers in Jefferson are Verizon, Xfinity, and Optimum bringing DSL and cable options to Jefferson.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to many Jefferson residents, covering 37% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 53% of the area. Jefferson’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 42% of Jefferson residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

37%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to some, but not many households in Jefferson covering 37% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Jefferson 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 Jefferson, $45.82.

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 Jefferson, $0.35.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Jefferson. These download speeds are available to 37% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Jefferson's providers, 127 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

53%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to about half of households in Jefferson covering 53% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Jefferson 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 Jefferson, $45.82.

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 Jefferson, $0.35.

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 Jefferson. These download speeds are available to 53% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Jefferson's providers, 127 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

42%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to about half of households in Jefferson covering 42% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Optimum start at $40/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Jefferson, $45.82.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.13 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Jefferson, $0.35.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Jefferson. These download speeds are available to 42% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Jefferson's providers, 127 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Jefferson and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Jefferson at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Jefferson at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Jefferson 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 Jefferson with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 53% of households in Jefferson. The next fastest internet provider in Jefferson is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps to 58% of the area.

Atlantic Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Jefferson with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Jefferson, $45.82.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.