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Internet providers in 19609

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Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable100%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 50 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic86%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 50 - 100 MbpsCable86%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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19609 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 19609 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 19609 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 86% of those living in the 19609 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 19609 area, and 86.34% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 19609, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 19609

The largest internet providers serving the 19609 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 19609 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, Blue Ridge Communications, offers cable to around 86% of residents in the 19609 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 19609 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, $40.82.

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, $1.41.

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 19609 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower 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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 19609 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 19609 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, $40.82.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Reading, $1.41.

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 19609 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, 227 Mbps.

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Blue Ridge Communications cable internet

Provider

Blue Ridge Communications

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

86%

Cable from Blue Ridge Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in the 19609 ZIP code, covering 86% of the area.

Blue Ridge Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 19609 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Reading, $40.82.

Blue Ridge Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.70 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Reading, $1.41.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Blue Ridge Communications offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 19609 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much slower 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 19609 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 19609 and the greater Reading area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Reading at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Reading at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 19609 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 $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 Reading DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 19609 frequently asked questions

Blue Ridge Communications is the fastest internet provider in the 19609 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 86% of households in 19609. The next fastest internet provider in the 19609 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 19609 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Reading, $40.82.

Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 19609 ZIP code, covering 86% of the city.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

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.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.