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Internet providers in Pottsville, PA

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Pottsville, PA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
Wire Tele-View Corporation $91.20 25 - 250 MbpsCable13%
Service Electric Cablevision - 50 - 1,500 MbpsCable1.020%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable1.020%
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Pottsville internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Pottsville 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 Pottsville area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Pottsville residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.260% of those living in Pottsville.

There are eight internet providers serving the Pottsville area, and 99.19% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Pottsville's eight internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Pottsville

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 172 Mbps 23 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 12 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Verizon 39 Mbps 15 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Pottsville

The largest internet providers in Pottsville are Verizon, Xfinity, and Wire Tele-View Corporation bringing DSL and cable options to Pottsville.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Pottsville residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Pottsville’s third most-available internet provider, Wire Tele-View Corporation, offers cable to around 13% of Pottsville residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Pottsville 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 Pottsville, $53.01.

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 Pottsville, $0.60.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Pottsville. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Pottsville's providers, 191 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Pottsville covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Pottsville 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 Pottsville, $53.01.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pottsville, $0.60.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Pottsville. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Pottsville's providers, 191 Mbps.

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Wire Tele-View Corporation cable internet

Provider

Wire Tele-View Corporation

Starting price*
$91.2/mo.
Max download speed

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

13%

Cable from Wire Tele-View Corporation offers broadband to a limited number of households in Pottsville covering 13% of the area.

Wire Tele-View Corporation’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Pottsville residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Wire Tele-View Corporation start at $91.2/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Pottsville, $53.01.

Wire Tele-View Corporation customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.65 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pottsville, $0.60.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Wire Tele-View Corporation offers download speeds up to 250 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Pottsville. These download speeds are available to 13% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Pottsville's providers, 191 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Pottsville may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Pottsville DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Pottsville with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Pottsville. The next fastest internet provider in Pottsville is Service Electric Cablevision, offering download speeds up to 1,500 Mbps to 1.020% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Pottsville with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Pottsville, $53.01.

Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Pottsville, covering 1.020% of the city.

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.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.