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Internet providers in 19606

Find internet providers serving the 19606 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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19606 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL93%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable62%
Windstream $19.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL24%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsCable2.320%
Service Electric Cablevision - 50 - 1,500 MbpsCable76%
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19606 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 19606 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 19606 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. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 14% of those living in the 19606 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 19606 area, and 99.32% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 19606, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Reading

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 21 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Windstream 122 Mbps 136 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 154 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable
Verizon 44 Mbps 30 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 19606

The largest internet providers serving the 19606 ZIP code are Verizon, Xfinity, and Windstream bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 19606 ZIP code, covering 93% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 62% of the area. Reading’s third most-available internet provider, Windstream, offers DSL to around 24% of residents in the 19606 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 19606 ZIP code, covering 93% 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Reading, $46.65.

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 Reading, $0.41.

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 19606 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Reading's providers, 230 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

62%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to most households in the 19606 ZIP code, covering 62% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 19606 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, $46.65.

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 Reading, $0.41.

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 19606 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 62% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Reading's providers, 230 Mbps.

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Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

2,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

24%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 19606 ZIP code, covering 24% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream 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 Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Reading, $46.65.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.10 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Reading, $0.41.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in 19606 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 24% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Reading's providers, 230 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 19606 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 19606 and the greater Reading area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Reading at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Reading at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 19606 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 Reading 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 Reading DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 19606 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 19606 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 62% of households in 19606. The next fastest internet provider in the 19606 ZIP code is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps to 24% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 19606 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Reading, $46.65.

Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 19606 ZIP code, covering 73% of the city.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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.

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.