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Internet providers in Jim Thorpe, PA

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Jim Thorpe, PA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -DSL99%
Blue Ridge Communications - -Fiber-optic100%
Blue Ridge Communications - -Cable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Jim Thorpe internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Jim Thorpe 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 Jim Thorpe area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Jim Thorpe 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 99% of those living in Jim Thorpe.

There are four internet providers serving the Jim Thorpe area, and 99.04% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Jim Thorpe's four internet providers, prices start at $50 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Jim Thorpe

The largest internet providers in Jim Thorpe are Verizon, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to Jim Thorpe.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Jim Thorpe residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Jim Thorpe’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Jim Thorpe residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Jim Thorpe covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Jim Thorpe 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 Jim Thorpe, $49.99.

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 Jim Thorpe. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Jim Thorpe's providers, 19 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 Jim Thorpe covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Jim Thorpe 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Jim Thorpe, $49.99.

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 Jim Thorpe, $2.63.

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 Jim Thorpe. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Jim Thorpe's providers, 19 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Jim Thorpe covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Jim Thorpe 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Jim Thorpe, $49.99.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Jim Thorpe, $2.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Jim Thorpe. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Jim Thorpe's providers, 19 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Blue Ridge Communications is the fastest internet provider in Jim Thorpe with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Jim Thorpe. The next fastest internet provider in Jim Thorpe is Blue Ridge Communications, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Verizon offers the cheapest internet in Jim Thorpe with plans starting at $39.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Jim Thorpe, $49.99.

Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Jim Thorpe, covering 100% of the city.

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.

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.

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%.