Internet providers in 15906

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15906 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -DSL88%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 200 MbpsCable1.861%
Windstream $19.99 15 - 12 MbpsDSL14%
Atlantic Broadband $39.99 50 - 120 MbpsCable97%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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15906 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 15906 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 15906 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 98% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Johnstown, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the 15906 area, and 90.83% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 15906, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 15906

The largest internet providers serving the 15906 ZIP code are Verizon, Windstream, and Atlantic Broadband bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 15906 ZIP code, covering 88% of households. Some will also have the option of DSL from Windstream, which covers 14% of the area. Johnstown’s third most-available internet provider, Atlantic Broadband, offers cable to around 97% of residents in the 15906 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

88%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 15906 ZIP code, covering 88% 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Johnstown, $40.70.

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 15906 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Johnstown's providers, 64 Mbps.

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Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

1.5 Mbps

Average availability

14%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 15906 ZIP code, covering 14% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream 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 Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Johnstown, $40.70.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.33 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Johnstown, $1.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1.5 Mbps in 15906 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 14% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Johnstown's providers, 64 Mbps.

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Atlantic Broadband cable internet

Provider

Atlantic Broadband

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

120 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Atlantic Broadband offers broadband to nearly all households in the 15906 ZIP code, covering 97% of the area.

Atlantic Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 15906 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Atlantic Broadband start at $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Johnstown, $40.70.

Atlantic Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Johnstown, $1.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Atlantic Broadband offers download speeds up to 120 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 15906 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Johnstown's providers, 64 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 15906 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 15906 and the greater Johnstown area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Johnstown at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Johnstown at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 15906 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Johnstown may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Johnstown cable and DSL internet providers.

Internet providers in 15906 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 15906 ZIP code with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.861% of households in 15906. The next fastest internet provider in the 15906 ZIP code is Atlantic Broadband, offering download speeds up to 120 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in the 15906 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Johnstown, $40.70.

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%.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

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.

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.