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Internet providers in Northampton, PA

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Northampton, PA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL99%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic0.518%
Astound $25.99 300 - 1,200 MbpsCable100%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic100%
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Northampton internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Northampton 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 Northampton area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Northampton residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 11% of those living in Northampton.

There are six internet providers serving the Northampton area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Northampton's six internet providers, prices start at $NaN and available download speeds reach up to null Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Northampton

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Verizon 17 Mbps 4 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Northampton

The largest internet providers in Northampton are Verizon, Astound, and Blue Ridge Communications bringing DSL and cable options to Northampton.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Northampton residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Astound, which covers 100% of the area. Northampton’s third most-available internet provider, Blue Ridge Communications, offers cable to around 100% of Northampton residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Northampton covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Northampton 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 Northampton, $49.18.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Northampton, $NaN.

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 Northampton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Northampton's providers, 475 Mbps.

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Astound cable internet

Provider

Astound

Starting price*
$25.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,200 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Astound offers broadband to all households in Northampton covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Astound start at $25.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Northampton, $49.18.

Astound customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.09 per Mbps, cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Northampton, $NaN.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Astound offers download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Northampton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Northampton's providers, 475 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

100%

Cable from Blue Ridge Communications offers broadband to all households in Northampton covering 100% of the area.

Blue Ridge Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Northampton 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 Northampton, $49.18.

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, cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Northampton, $NaN.

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 Northampton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Northampton's providers, 475 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Astound is the fastest internet provider in Northampton with download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Northampton. The next fastest internet provider in Northampton is Astound, offering download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps to 4.461% of the area.

Astound offers the cheapest internet in Northampton with plans starting at $25.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Northampton, $49.18.

Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Northampton, covering 100% of the city. Astound also offers fiber internet in Northampton and is available to 4.461% of households.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.

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.