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Internet providers in Shamokin, PA

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Shamokin, PA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -DSL99%
Service Electric Cablevision $49.95 10 - 200 MbpsCable96%
Blue Ridge Communications - -Fiber-optic92%
Blue Ridge Communications - -Cable92%
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 $49.95 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, Service Electric Cablevision, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite 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 Service Electric Cablevision, which covers 96% of the area. Shamokin’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% 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, $49.98.

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 slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Shamokin's providers, 79 Mbps.

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Service Electric Cablevision cable internet

Provider

Service Electric Cablevision

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

15 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Service Electric Cablevision offers broadband to nearly all households in Shamokin covering 96% of the area.

Service Electric Cablevision’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 Service Electric Cablevision start at $49.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Shamokin, $49.98.

Service Electric Cablevision customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Shamokin, $3.12.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Service Electric Cablevision offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 15 Mbps in Shamokin. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Shamokin's providers, 79 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 Shamokin covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Shamokin 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 Shamokin, $49.98.

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 Shamokin, $3.12.

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 Shamokin. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Shamokin's providers, 79 Mbps.

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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 Cablevision, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Verizon offers the cheapest internet in Shamokin with plans starting at $39.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Shamokin, $49.98.

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

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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%.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.