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Internet providers in 19138

Find internet providers serving the 19138 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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19138 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -Fiber-optic100%
Verizon $39.99 -DSL65%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 400 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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19138 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 19138 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 19138 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 65% of those living in the 19138 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 19138 area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 19138, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 19138

The largest internet providers serving the 19138 ZIP code are Verizon and Xfinity bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to the area.

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 19138 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 65% of the area. Philadelphia’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 19138 ZIP code.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in the 19138 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Verizon is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 19138 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Philadelphia, $44.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 880 Mbps in 19138 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Philadelphia's providers, 146 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

65%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in the 19138 ZIP code, covering 65% 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 Philadelphia, $44.99.

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 19138 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 65% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Philadelphia's providers, 146 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 19138 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 19138 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Philadelphia, $44.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Philadelphia, $2.14.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 400 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 19138 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Philadelphia's providers, 146 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 19138 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 19138 and the greater Philadelphia area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Philadelphia at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Philadelphia at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 19138 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 19138 frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in the 19138 ZIP code with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 19138. The next fastest internet provider in the 19138 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 19138 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Philadelphia, $44.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 19138 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city.

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.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.