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Internet providers in 17050

Find internet providers serving the 17050 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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17050 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic99%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL75%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
Atlantic Broadband $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable1.560%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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17050 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 17050 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 17050 ZIP will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 90% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 87% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 60% of those living in the 17050 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 17050 area, and 98.52% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 17050, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Mechanicsburg

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 100 Mbps 29 Mbps Cable
Verizon 127 Mbps 70 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in 17050

The largest internet providers serving the 17050 ZIP code are Verizon and Xfinity bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to the area.

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 17050 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 75% of the area. Mechanicsburg’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of residents in the 17050 ZIP code.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in the 17050 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Verizon is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 17050 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Mechanicsburg, $46.99.

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 Mechanicsburg, $0.30.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 880 Mbps in 17050 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mechanicsburg's providers, 302 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

75%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in the 17050 ZIP code, covering 75% 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Mechanicsburg, $46.99.

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 Mechanicsburg, $0.30.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in 17050 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 75% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mechanicsburg's providers, 302 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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 17050 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 17050 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 Mechanicsburg, $46.99.

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 Mechanicsburg, $0.30.

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 17050 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mechanicsburg's providers, 302 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 17050 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 17050 and the greater Mechanicsburg area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Mechanicsburg at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Mechanicsburg at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 17050 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 17050 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 17050 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in 17050. The next fastest internet provider in the 17050 ZIP code is Atlantic Broadband, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 1.560% of the area.

Atlantic Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 17050 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Mechanicsburg, $46.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 17050 ZIP code, covering 99% of the city.

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.

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.

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.