Internet providers in Tamaqua, PA

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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 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 $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Tamaqua

The largest internet providers in Tamaqua are Verizon, HughesNet, and ViaSat, Inc. bringing DSL 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 satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Tamaqua’s third most-available internet provider, ViaSat, Inc., offers satellite to around 100% of Tamaqua 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 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, $49.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Tamaqua, $5.00.

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 about the same as the average max speeds from all Tamaqua's providers, 17 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 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Tamaqua, $49.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Tamaqua, $5.00.

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, 17 Mbps.

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from ViaSat, Inc. offers broadband to all households in Tamaqua covering 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. 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 ViaSat, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Tamaqua, $49.99.

ViaSat, Inc. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Tamaqua, $5.00.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ViaSat, Inc. offers download speeds up to 12 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, 17 Mbps.

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Tamaqua, PA internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 Mbps DSL 99%
Service Electric Television Inc. - - Cable 99%
Pencor Services, Inc. - - Fiber-optic 98%
Pencor Services, Inc. - - Cable 98%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Pencor Services, Inc. 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 Television Inc., offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Verizon offers the cheapest internet in Tamaqua with plans starting at $39.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Tamaqua, $49.99.

Pencor Services, Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Tamaqua, covering 98% of the city.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.