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Internet providers in 17851

Find internet providers serving the 17851 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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17851 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL96%
Service Electric Cablevision - 50 - 1,500 MbpsCable98%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable95%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic95%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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17851 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 17851 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 17851 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 98% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 95% of those living in the 17851 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 17851 area, and 98.20% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 17851, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,500 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Mount Carmel

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Verizon 16 Mbps 6 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 17851

The largest internet providers serving the 17851 ZIP code are Verizon and Blue Ridge Communications bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 17851 ZIP code, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Blue Ridge Communications, which covers 95% of the area. Mount Carmel’s third most-available internet provider, Blue Ridge Communications, offers fiber-optic to around 95% of residents in the 17851 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 17851 ZIP code, covering 96% 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 Mount Carmel, $49.98.

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 Mount Carmel, $0.46.

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 17851 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mount Carmel's providers, 222 Mbps.

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Blue Ridge Communications cable internet

Provider

Blue Ridge Communications

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

95%

Cable from Blue Ridge Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in the 17851 ZIP code, covering 95% of the area.

Blue Ridge Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 17851 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 significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Mount Carmel, $49.98.

Blue Ridge Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.35 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mount Carmel, $0.46.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Blue Ridge Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 17851 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mount Carmel's providers, 222 Mbps.

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Blue Ridge Communications fiber-optic internet

Provider

Blue Ridge Communications

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

95%

Fiber-optic from Blue Ridge Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in the 17851 ZIP code, covering 95% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Blue Ridge Communications is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 17851 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Blue Ridge Communications start at $34.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Mount Carmel, $49.98.

Blue Ridge Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.35 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mount Carmel, $0.46.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Blue Ridge Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 17851 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mount Carmel's providers, 222 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 17851 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 17851 and the greater Mount Carmel area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Mount Carmel at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Mount Carmel at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 17851 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 Mount Carmel may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 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 Mount Carmel cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 17851 frequently asked questions

Service Electric Cablevision is the fastest internet provider in the 17851 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,500 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in 17851. The next fastest internet provider in the 17851 ZIP code is Blue Ridge Communications, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 95% of the area.

Limitless Mobile offers the cheapest internet in the 17851 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Mount Carmel, $49.98.

Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 17851 ZIP code, covering 95% of the city.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband 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.

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.