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Internet providers in 19601

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Provider
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable100%
Service Electric - -Cable7.404%
GTT Communications - -DSL2.350%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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19601 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 19601 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 19601 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Reading, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the 19601 area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 19601, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 19601

The largest internet providers serving the 19601 ZIP code are Verizon, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 19601 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Reading’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 19601 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in the 19601 ZIP code, covering 100% 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 Reading, $41.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Reading, $3.00.

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 19601 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Reading's providers, 52 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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 19601 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 19601 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 Reading, $41.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Reading, $3.00.

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 19601 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Reading's providers, 52 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 19601 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 19601 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Reading, $41.99.

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 Reading, $3.00.

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 19601 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Reading's providers, 52 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 19601 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 19601 ZIP code with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 19601. The next fastest internet provider in the 19601 ZIP code is Service Electric, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 7.404% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 19601 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Reading, $41.99.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.