Internet providers in 18072

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18072 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL93%
Verizon $39.99 -DSL17%
Blue Ridge Communications - -Fiber-optic100%
Service Electric Broadband Cable $28.20 10 - 150 MbpsCable100%
Blue Ridge Communications - -Cable100%
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18072 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 18072 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 18072 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 98% of those living in the 18072 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 18072 area, and 99.74% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 18072, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 18072

The largest internet providers serving the 18072 ZIP code are Frontier, Verizon, and Service Electric Broadband Cable bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 18072 ZIP code, covering 93% of households. Some will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 17% of the area. Pen Argyl’s third most-available internet provider, Service Electric Broadband Cable, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 18072 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 18072 ZIP code, covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier 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 Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Pen Argyl, $37.69.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pen Argyl, $1.79.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 18072 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Pen Argyl's providers, 174 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

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

7 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

17%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 18072 ZIP code, covering 17% 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 Pen Argyl, $37.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 7 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in 18072 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 17% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Pen Argyl's providers, 174 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 the 18072 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Service Electric Broadband Cable’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 18072 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Pen Argyl, $37.69.

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 Pen Argyl, $1.79.

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 18072 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Pen Argyl's providers, 174 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 18072 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 18072 and the greater Pen Argyl area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Pen Argyl at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Pen Argyl at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 18072 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 18072 frequently asked questions

Blue Ridge Communications is the fastest internet provider in the 18072 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 18072. The next fastest internet provider in the 18072 ZIP code is RCN, offering download speeds up to 330 Mbps to 88% of the area.

RCN offers the cheapest internet in the 18072 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Pen Argyl, $37.69.

Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 18072 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city. RCN also offers fiber internet in 18072 and is available to 4.584% of households.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

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.

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%.