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Internet providers in Shamokin, PA

Shop the best Shamokin internet providers. Compare internet plan pricing and speeds from DSL, cable and fiber-optic providers in your area.

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Shamokin, PA internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL99%
Service Electric - -Cable96%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 50 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic92%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 50 - 50 MbpsCable92%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Shamokin internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Shamokin 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 Shamokin area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Shamokin residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 92% of those living in Shamokin.

There are five internet providers serving the Shamokin area, and 95.51% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Shamokin's five internet providers, prices start at $34.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Shamokin

The largest internet providers in Shamokin are Verizon and Blue Ridge Communications bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to Shamokin.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Shamokin residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Blue Ridge Communications, which covers 92% of the area. Shamokin’s third most-available internet provider, Blue Ridge Communications, offers fiber-optic to around 92% of Shamokin residents.

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 Shamokin covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Shamokin 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Shamokin, $46.23.

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 Shamokin, $1.22.

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 Shamokin. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Shamokin's providers, 276 Mbps.

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Blue Ridge Communications cable internet

Provider

Blue Ridge Communications

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

92%

Cable from Blue Ridge Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in Shamokin covering 92% of the area.

Blue Ridge Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Shamokin 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 Shamokin, $46.23.

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 Shamokin, $1.22.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Blue Ridge Communications offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Shamokin. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Shamokin's providers, 276 Mbps.

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Blue Ridge Communications fiber-optic internet

Provider

Blue Ridge Communications

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

92%

Fiber-optic from Blue Ridge Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in Shamokin covering 92% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Blue Ridge Communications is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Shamokin than other internet types.

Internet prices for Blue Ridge Communications start at $34.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Shamokin, $46.23.

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 Shamokin, $1.22.

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 1,000 Mbps in Shamokin. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Shamokin's providers, 276 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Shamokin, you’ll likely have options from DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Shamokin, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Shamokin and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Shamokin at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Shamokin at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Shamokin residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Blue Ridge Communications is the fastest internet provider in Shamokin with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 92% of households in Shamokin. The next fastest internet provider in Shamokin is Service Electric, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Blue Ridge Communications offers the cheapest internet in Shamokin with plans starting at $34.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Shamokin, $46.23.

Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Shamokin, covering 92% of the city.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.