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Internet providers in 15501

Find internet providers serving the 15501 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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15501 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 15 MbpsDSL95%
Xfinity $30.00 50 - 200 MbpsCable82%
Armstrong - 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable29%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $39.95 -Cable1.920%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $39.95 -DSL1.920%
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15501 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 15501 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 15501 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 95% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Somerset, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the 15501 area, and 91.20% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 15501, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Somerset

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Verizon 15 Mbps 3 Mbps DSL
Armstrong 156 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable
Xfinity 144 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 15501

The largest internet providers serving the 15501 ZIP code are Verizon, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 15501 ZIP code, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 82% of the area. Somerset’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 15501 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 15501 ZIP code, covering 95% 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 Somerset, $49.98.

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 Somerset, $0.52.

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 15501 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Somerset's providers, 63 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

82%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 15501 ZIP code, covering 82% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 15501 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Somerset, $49.98.

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 Somerset, $0.52.

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 15501 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Somerset's providers, 63 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 15501 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 15501 ZIP 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Somerset, $49.98.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Somerset, $0.52.

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 15501 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Somerset's providers, 63 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 15501 frequently asked questions

Armstrong is the fastest internet provider in the 15501 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 29% of households in 15501. The next fastest internet provider in the 15501 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 82% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 15501 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Somerset, $49.98.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.