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Internet providers in Palmer Heights, PA

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Palmer Heights, PA internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL100%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 50 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic100%
RCN $19.99 25 - 330 MbpsCable100%
Service Electric - -Cable100%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 50 - 50 MbpsCable100%
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Palmer Heights internet service at a glance

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

There are six internet providers serving the Palmer Heights area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Palmer Heights'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 Palmer Heights

The largest internet providers in Palmer Heights are Verizon, RCN, and Blue Ridge Communications bringing DSL and cable options to Palmer Heights.

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

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Palmer Heights covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Palmer Heights 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 Palmer Heights, $40.98.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Palmer Heights, $1.02.

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 Palmer Heights. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Palmer Heights's providers, 352 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 Palmer Heights covering 100% of the area.

RCN’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Palmer Heights 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 Palmer Heights, $40.98.

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 Palmer Heights, $1.02.

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 Palmer Heights. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Palmer Heights's providers, 352 Mbps.

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Blue Ridge Communications cable internet

Provider

Blue Ridge Communications

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Blue Ridge Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Palmer Heights 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Palmer Heights, $40.98.

Blue Ridge Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.70 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Palmer Heights, $1.02.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Blue Ridge Communications offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Palmer Heights. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Palmer Heights's providers, 352 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Palmer Heights and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Palmer Heights at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Palmer Heights at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Palmer Heights 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 Palmer Heights with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Palmer Heights. The next fastest internet provider in Palmer Heights is RCN, offering download speeds up to 330 Mbps to 100% of the area.

RCN offers the cheapest internet in Palmer Heights with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Palmer Heights, $40.98.

Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Palmer Heights, covering 100% of the city. RCN also offers fiber internet in Palmer Heights and is available to 14% of households.

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.

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.

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.