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Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable89%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 50 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Service Electric - -Cable100%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 50 - 50 MbpsCable100%
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18709 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 18709 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 18709 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 100% of those living in the 18709 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 18709 area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 18709, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 18709

The largest internet providers serving the 18709 ZIP code are Verizon, Xfinity, and Blue Ridge Communications bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 18709 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 89% of the area. Luzerne’s third most-available internet provider, Blue Ridge Communications, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 18709 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 18709 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Luzerne, $42.98.

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 Luzerne, $1.30.

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 18709 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Luzerne's providers, 260 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

89%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 18709 ZIP code, covering 89% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 18709 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 Luzerne, $42.98.

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 Luzerne, $1.30.

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 18709 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Luzerne's providers, 260 Mbps.

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Blue Ridge Communications cable internet

Provider

Blue Ridge Communications

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Blue Ridge Communications offers broadband to all households in the 18709 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Blue Ridge Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 18709 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Blue Ridge Communications start at $34.95/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Luzerne, $42.98.

Blue Ridge Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.70 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Luzerne, $1.30.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Blue Ridge Communications offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 18709 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Luzerne's providers, 260 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 18709 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 18709 and the greater Luzerne area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Luzerne at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Luzerne at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 18709 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 18709 frequently asked questions

Blue Ridge Communications is the fastest internet provider in the 18709 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 18709. The next fastest internet provider in the 18709 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 89% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 18709 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Luzerne, $42.98.

Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 18709 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.

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.