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Internet providers in 18071

Find internet providers serving the 18071 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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18071 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL10%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsDSL91%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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18071 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 18071 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 18071 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. 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 97% of those living in the 18071 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 18071 area, and 10.82% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 18071, prices start at $34.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 18071

The largest internet providers serving the 18071 ZIP code are Verizon and Blue Ridge Communications bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to many in the 18071 ZIP code, covering 10% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Blue Ridge Communications, which covers 100% of the area. Palmerton’s third most-available internet provider, Blue Ridge Communications, offers fiber-optic to around 100% of residents in the 18071 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

10%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 18071 ZIP code, covering 10% 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Palmerton, $54.98.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Palmerton, $0.35.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in 18071 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 10% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Palmerton's providers, 288 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

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Blue Ridge Communications offers broadband to all households in the 18071 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Blue Ridge Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 18071 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 Palmerton, $54.98.

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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Palmerton, $0.35.

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 10 Mbps in 18071 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Palmerton's providers, 288 Mbps.

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Blue Ridge Communications fiber-optic internet

Provider

Blue Ridge Communications

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Blue Ridge Communications offers broadband to all households in the 18071 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Blue Ridge Communications is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 18071 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Blue Ridge Communications start at $34.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Palmerton, $54.98.

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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Palmerton, $0.35.

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 1,000 Mbps in 18071 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Palmerton's providers, 288 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 18071 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 18071 and the greater Palmerton area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Palmerton at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Palmerton at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 18071 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 18071 frequently asked questions

Blue Ridge Communications is the fastest internet provider in the 18071 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 18071. The next fastest internet provider in the 18071 ZIP code is Blue Ridge Communications, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Blue Ridge Communications offers the cheapest internet in the 18071 ZIP with service starting at $34.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Palmerton, $54.98.

Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 18071 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city.

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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.