Internet providers in Norristown, PA

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Norristown internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Norristown 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 Norristown area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Norristown residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 76% of those living in Norristown.

There are six internet providers serving the Norristown area, and 99.11% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Norristown's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Norristown

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Norristown residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 75% of the area. Norristown’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of Norristown residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Norristown covering 98% 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 Norristown than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Norristown, $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 Norristown, $3.00.

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 Norristown. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Norristown's providers, 348 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

75%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Norristown covering 75% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Norristown 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 Norristown, $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 Norristown, $3.00.

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 Norristown. These download speeds are available to 75% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Norristown's providers, 348 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

100%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Norristown 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 Norristown, $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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Norristown, $3.00.

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 Norristown. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Norristown's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. offers 100% availability in Norristown and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Norristown at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is higher than average for Norristown at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Norristown residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Norristown, PA internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic98%
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 MbpsDSL75%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 400 MbpsCable100%
Pivotal Global Capacity, LLC - -DSL1.759%
TVC Albany, Inc. - -DSL1.580%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Norristown with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Norristown. The next fastest internet provider in Norristown is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Norristown, covering 98% of the city.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.