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Internet providers in 19608

Find internet providers serving the 19608 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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19608 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL99%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable70%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic70%
Service Electric Cablevision - 50 - 1,500 MbpsCable10%
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19608 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 19608 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 19608 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 4.590% of those living in the 19608 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 19608 area, and 99.97% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 19608, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Reading

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 176 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable
Verizon 51 Mbps 12 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 19608

The largest internet providers serving the 19608 ZIP code are Verizon, Xfinity, and Blue Ridge Communications bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 19608 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Reading’s third most-available internet provider, Blue Ridge Communications, offers cable to around 70% of residents in the 19608 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in the 19608 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 $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, $0.47.

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 19608 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Reading's providers, 227 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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 19608 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 19608 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, $0.47.

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 19608 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Reading's providers, 227 Mbps.

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Blue Ridge Communications cable internet

Provider

Blue Ridge Communications

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

70%

Cable from Blue Ridge Communications offers broadband to most households in the 19608 ZIP code, covering 70% of the area.

Blue Ridge Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 19608 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Blue Ridge Communications start at $34.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Reading, $46.65.

Blue Ridge Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.35 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Reading, $0.47.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Blue Ridge Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 19608 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 70% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Reading's providers, 227 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 19608 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 19608 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 19608 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 19608 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 19608 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in 19608. The next fastest internet provider in the 19608 ZIP code is Service Electric Cablevision, offering download speeds up to 1,500 Mbps to 10% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 19608 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 19608 ZIP code, covering 70% of the city.

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.

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.

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.