Internet providers in Northampton, PA

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Northampton, PA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -Fiber-optic0.518%
Verizon $39.99 -DSL99%
Blue Ridge Communications - -Fiber-optic100%
RCN $19.99 25 - 330 MbpsCable100%
Service Electric Broadband Cable $28.20 10 - 150 MbpsCable100%
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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. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 99% 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 $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Northampton

The largest internet providers in Northampton are Verizon, RCN, and Service Electric Broadband Cable 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 RCN, which covers 100% of the area. Northampton’s third most-available internet provider, Service Electric Broadband Cable, offers cable to around 100% of Northampton residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 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 $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Northampton, $39.63.

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 Northampton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Northampton's providers, 212 Mbps.

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RCN cable internet

Provider

RCN

Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

330 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

RCN’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 RCN start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Northampton, $39.63.

RCN customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Northampton, $1.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, RCN offers download speeds up to 330 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, 212 Mbps.

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Service Electric Broadband Cable cable internet

Provider

Service Electric Broadband Cable

Starting price*
$28.2/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Service Electric Broadband Cable’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 Service Electric Broadband Cable start at $28.2/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Northampton, $39.63.

Service Electric Broadband Cable customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.82 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Northampton, $1.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Service Electric Broadband Cable offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Northampton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Northampton's providers, 212 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 $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Northampton at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 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

Blue Ridge Communications is the fastest internet provider in Northampton with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Northampton. The next fastest internet provider in Northampton is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 0.518% of the area.

RCN offers the cheapest internet in Northampton with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Northampton, $39.63.

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

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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.