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Internet providers in Tamaqua, PA

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Tamaqua, PA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL99%
Service Electric Cablevision - 50 - 1,500 MbpsCable99%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic98%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Tamaqua internet service at a glance

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 2.610% 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 1,500 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Tamaqua

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Verizon 127 Mbps 6 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Tamaqua

The largest internet providers in Tamaqua are Verizon and Blue Ridge Communications bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic 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 Blue Ridge Communications, which covers 98% of the area. Tamaqua’s third most-available internet provider, Blue Ridge Communications, offers fiber-optic to around 98% of Tamaqua residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Tamaqua, $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 Tamaqua, $0.46.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 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, 232 Mbps.

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Blue Ridge Communications cable internet

Provider

Blue Ridge Communications

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Blue Ridge Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in Tamaqua covering 98% of the area.

Blue Ridge Communications’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 Blue Ridge Communications start at $34.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Tamaqua, $49.98.

Blue Ridge Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.35 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Tamaqua, $0.46.

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 10 Mbps in Tamaqua. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Tamaqua's providers, 232 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

98%

Fiber-optic from Blue Ridge Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in Tamaqua covering 98% 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 Tamaqua 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 Tamaqua, $49.98.

Blue Ridge Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.35 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Tamaqua, $0.46.

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 Tamaqua. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Tamaqua's providers, 232 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Tamaqua and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Tamaqua at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Tamaqua at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Tamaqua residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Tamaqua may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Tamaqua DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Service Electric Cablevision is the fastest internet provider in Tamaqua with download speeds up to 1,500 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Tamaqua. The next fastest internet provider in Tamaqua is Blue Ridge Communications, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 98% 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, $49.98.

Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Tamaqua, covering 98% of the city.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.