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Jefferson, PA internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99 15 - 3 MbpsDSL37%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable53%
Optimum $30 20 - 400 MbpsCable42%
Windstream $19.99 10 - 100 MbpsDSL58%
Windstream $27 10 - 10 MbpsCable0.219%
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Jefferson internet service at a glance

At 92%, 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 84% of Jefferson residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 75% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Jefferson, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

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 400 Mbps.

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*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

3 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 $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Jefferson, $38.56.

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 Jefferson, $1.75.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 3 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Jefferson. These download speeds are available to 37% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Jefferson's providers, 124 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

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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Jefferson, $38.56.

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 Jefferson, $1.75.

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 Jefferson. These download speeds are available to 53% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Jefferson's providers, 124 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

400 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 $30/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Jefferson, $38.56.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Jefferson, $1.75.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 400 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, 124 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 $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Jefferson at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 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

Optimum is the fastest internet provider in Jefferson with download speeds up to 400 Mbps. These speeds are available to 42% of households in Jefferson. The next fastest internet provider in Jefferson is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 53% of the area.

Windstream 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, $38.56.

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.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

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.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.