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|Service Electric Cablevision||$49.95||10 - 200 Mbps||Cable||99%|
|Blue Ridge Communications||-||-||Fiber-optic||98%|
|Blue Ridge Communications||-||-||Cable||98%|
|HughesNet||$59.99||25 - 25 Mbps||Satellite||100%|
|Viasat||$50.00||12 - 12 Mbps||Satellite||100%|
|Limitless Mobile||$29.99||5 - 8 Mbps||Wireless||98%|
*Pricing per month plus taxes for length of contract. Additional fees and terms may apply. Pricing varies by location and availability. All prices subject to change at any time. May or may not be available based on service address. As of Oct 13, 2021.Need help?
Provider: Blue Ridge Communications
people have access to broadband internet of any type
1 provider - 99.78%
2 providers - 98.85%
3 providers - 97.28%
4+ providers - 0%
Cable - 99%
DSL - 99%
Fiber - 98%
At 100%, broadband coverage in Tamaqua 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 Tamaqua area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Tamaqua residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 98% of those living in Tamaqua.
There are six internet providers serving the Tamaqua area, and 98.85% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Tamaqua's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.
The largest internet providers in Tamaqua are Verizon, Service Electric Cablevision, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Tamaqua.
DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Tamaqua residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Service Electric Cablevision, which covers 99% of the area. Tamaqua’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Tamaqua residents.
DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Tamaqua covering 99% of the area.
DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Tamaqua 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 Tamaqua, $45.98.
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 Tamaqua. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Tamaqua's providers, 61 Mbps.
Cable from Service Electric Cablevision offers broadband to all households in Tamaqua covering 99% of the area.
Service Electric Cablevision’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Tamaqua 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 Tamaqua, $45.98.
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 Tamaqua, $3.54.
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 Tamaqua. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Tamaqua's providers, 61 Mbps.
Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Tamaqua covering 100% of the area.
HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Tamaqua 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 Tamaqua, $45.98.
HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Tamaqua, $3.54.
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 Tamaqua. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Tamaqua's providers, 61 Mbps.
Blue Ridge Communications is the fastest internet provider in Tamaqua with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Tamaqua. The next fastest internet provider in Tamaqua is Service Electric Cablevision, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 99% of the area.
Limitless Mobile offers the cheapest internet in Tamaqua with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Tamaqua, $45.98.
Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Tamaqua, covering 98% of the city.
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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.
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.