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Internet providers in 17901

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17901 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 1 MbpsDSL1.052%
Verizon $39.99 -DSL99%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 200 MbpsCable87%
Wire Tele-View Corporation $50.00 -Cable11%
Service Electric Cablevision $49.95 10 - 200 MbpsCable7.749%
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17901 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 17901 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 17901 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 6.630% of those living in the 17901 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 17901 area, and 93.22% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 17901, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 17901

The largest internet providers serving the 17901 ZIP code are Verizon, Xfinity, and Wire Tele-View Corporation bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 17901 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 87% of the area. Pottsville’s third most-available internet provider, Wire Tele-View Corporation, offers cable to around 11% of residents in the 17901 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in the 17901 ZIP code, covering 99% 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 Pottsville, $42.24.

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 17901 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Pottsville's providers, 74 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

87%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 17901 ZIP code, covering 87% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 17901 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, $42.24.

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 Pottsville, $3.02.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 17901 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 87% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Pottsville's providers, 74 Mbps.

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Wire Tele-View Corporation cable internet

Provider

Wire Tele-View Corporation

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

11%

Cable from Wire Tele-View Corporation offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 17901 ZIP code, covering 11% of the area.

Wire Tele-View Corporation’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 17901 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Wire Tele-View Corporation start at $50/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Pottsville, $42.24.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Wire Tele-View Corporation offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 17901 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Pottsville's providers, 74 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 17901 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 17901 and the greater Pottsville area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Pottsville at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Pottsville at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 17901 ZIP, 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 $59.99 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 providers in 17901 frequently asked questions

Blue Ridge Communications is the fastest internet provider in the 17901 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 6.626% of households in 17901. The next fastest internet provider in the 17901 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 87% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 17901 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Pottsville, $42.24.

Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 17901 ZIP code, covering 6.626% of the city.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

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.