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Internet providers in Montgomery, PA

Shop the best Montgomery internet providers. Compare internet plan pricing and speeds from cable, DSL and fiber-optic providers in your area.

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Montgomery, PA internet providers

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Provider
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable100%
Windstream $19.99 10 - 100 MbpsDSL98%
Windstream $75 10 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic23%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Montgomery internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Montgomery 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 Montgomery area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Montgomery residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 23% of those living in Montgomery.

There are five internet providers serving the Montgomery area, and 97.63% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Montgomery's five internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Montgomery

The largest internet providers in Montgomery are Xfinity and Windstream bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to Montgomery.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Montgomery residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Windstream, which covers 98% of the area. Montgomery’s third most-available internet provider, Windstream, offers fiber-optic to around 23% of Montgomery residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Montgomery covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Montgomery, $37.99.

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 Montgomery, $2.53.

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 Montgomery. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Montgomery's providers, 89 Mbps.

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Windstream DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to nearly all households in Montgomery covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream uses telephone lines in Montgomery 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 Montgomery, $37.99.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 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 Montgomery, $2.53.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in Montgomery. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Montgomery's providers, 89 Mbps.

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Windstream fiber-optic internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$75/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

23%

Fiber-optic from Windstream offers broadband to some, but not many households in Montgomery covering 23% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Windstream start at $75/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Montgomery, $37.99.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $7.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Montgomery, $2.53.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in Montgomery. These download speeds are available to 23% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Montgomery's providers, 89 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Montgomery, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Montgomery, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Montgomery and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Montgomery at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Montgomery at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Montgomery residents, 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 Montgomery 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 Montgomery cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Montgomery with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Montgomery. The next fastest internet provider in Montgomery is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in Montgomery with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Montgomery, $37.99.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Montgomery, covering 23% of the city.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.