Internet providers in 18071

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18071 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -DSL10%
Blue Ridge Communications - -Fiber-optic100%
Blue Ridge Communications - -Cable100%
Blue Ridge Communications - -DSL91%
HughesNet $59.99 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 $50 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, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite 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 satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Palmerton’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 18071 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

5 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 $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Palmerton, $49.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 5 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 about the same as the average max speeds from all Palmerton's providers, 19 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 18071 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 18071 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Palmerton, $49.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Palmerton, $2.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 18071 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Palmerton's providers, 19 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in the 18071 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 18071 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Palmerton, $49.99.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Palmerton, $2.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 18071 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Palmerton's providers, 19 Mbps.

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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 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Verizon offers the cheapest internet in the 18071 ZIP with service starting at $39.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Palmerton, $49.99.

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

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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.

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.