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Internet providers in 15501

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Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL95%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable82%
Armstrong $29.95 12 - 1,000 MbpsCable29%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 50 MbpsCable1.917%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 25 MbpsDSL1.917%
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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 $25 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 15501

The largest internet providers serving the 15501 ZIP code are Verizon, Xfinity, and Armstrong bringing DSL and cable 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, Armstrong, offers cable to around 29% of residents in the 15501 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/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 $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Somerset, $39.15.

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 Somerset, $2.30.

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 much slower than the average max speeds from all Somerset's providers, 221 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

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 $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Somerset, $39.15.

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 Somerset, $2.30.

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 about the same as the average max speeds from all Somerset's providers, 221 Mbps.

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Armstrong cable internet

Provider
Armstrong
Starting price*
$29.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

29%

Cable from Armstrong offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 15501 ZIP code, covering 29% of the area.

Armstrong’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 Armstrong start at $29.95/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Somerset, $39.15.

Armstrong customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Somerset, $2.30.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Armstrong offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 25 Mbps in 15501 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 29% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Somerset's providers, 221 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 15501 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 15501 and the greater Somerset area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Somerset at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Somerset at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 15501 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

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.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in the 15501 ZIP with service starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Somerset, $39.15.

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.

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.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.