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Internet providers in 17055

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic97%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL67%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 400 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL4.061%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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17055 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 17055 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 17055 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 69% of those living in the 17055 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 17055 area, and 99.57% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 17055, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 17055

The largest internet providers serving the 17055 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 17055 ZIP code, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 67% of the area. Mechanicsburg’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of residents in the 17055 ZIP code.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 17055 ZIP code, covering 97% 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 17055 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Mechanicsburg, $44.99.

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 Mechanicsburg, $2.37.

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 17055 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mechanicsburg's providers, 298 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

67%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in the 17055 ZIP code, covering 67% 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Mechanicsburg, $44.99.

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 Mechanicsburg, $2.37.

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 17055 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 67% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Mechanicsburg's providers, 298 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 17055 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 17055 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, $44.99.

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 Mechanicsburg, $2.37.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 400 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 17055 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, 298 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 17055 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 17055 and the greater Mechanicsburg area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Mechanicsburg at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Mechanicsburg at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 17055 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 17055 frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in the 17055 ZIP code with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in 17055. The next fastest internet provider in the 17055 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 17055 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Mechanicsburg, $44.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 17055 ZIP code, covering 97% of the city.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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%.