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Internet providers in 16301

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Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL88%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable78%
Windstream $19.99 10 - 12 MbpsDSL9.241%
Armstrong $29.95 12 - 1,000 MbpsCable24%
Venus Telephone Corporation - -Fiber-optic2.327%
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16301 internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in the 16301 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 16301 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 95% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 88% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.330% of those living in the 16301 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 16301 area, and 87.42% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 16301, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 16301

The largest internet providers serving the 16301 ZIP code are Verizon, Xfinity, and Armstrong bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 16301 ZIP code, covering 88% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 78% of the area. Oil City’s third most-available internet provider, Armstrong, offers cable to around 24% of residents in the 16301 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

88%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 16301 ZIP code, covering 88% 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 $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Oil City, $38.32.

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 Oil City, $2.55.

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 16301 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Oil City's providers, 211 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

78%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to most households in the 16301 ZIP code, covering 78% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 16301 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 Oil City, $38.32.

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 Oil City, $2.55.

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 16301 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 78% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Oil City's providers, 211 Mbps.

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Armstrong cable internet

Provider
Armstrong
Starting price*
$29.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

24%

Cable from Armstrong offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 16301 ZIP code, covering 24% of the area.

Armstrong’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 16301 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Armstrong start at $29.95/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Oil City, $38.32.

Armstrong customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oil City, $2.55.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Armstrong offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 25 Mbps in 16301 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 24% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Oil City's providers, 211 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 16301 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 16301 and the greater Oil City area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Oil City at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Oil City at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 16301 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 16301 frequently asked questions

Armstrong is the fastest internet provider in the 16301 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 24% of households in 16301. The next fastest internet provider in the 16301 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 78% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in the 16301 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Oil City, $38.32.

Venus Telephone Corporation is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 16301 ZIP code, covering 2.327% of the city.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

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.