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Internet providers in 18657

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18657 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 -DSL98%
Xfinity $30.00 50 - 200 MbpsCable12%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic85%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 100 - 100 MbpsCable85%
Service Electric Cablevision - 50 - 200 MbpsCable4.470%
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18657 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 18657 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 18657 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 85% of those living in the 18657 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 18657 area, and 92.30% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 18657, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Tunkhannock

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 18 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Viasat 45 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Frontier 465 Mbps 461 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 173 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 18657

The largest internet providers serving the 18657 ZIP code are Frontier, Xfinity, and Blue Ridge Communications bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 18657 ZIP code, covering 98% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 12% of the area. Tunkhannock’s third most-available internet provider, Blue Ridge Communications, offers cable to around 85% of residents in the 18657 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 18657 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier 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 Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Tunkhannock, $49.82.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 18657 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Tunkhannock's providers, 270 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

12%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 18657 ZIP code, covering 12% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 18657 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 Tunkhannock, $49.82.

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 Tunkhannock, $0.86.

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 18657 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 12% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Tunkhannock's providers, 270 Mbps.

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Blue Ridge Communications cable internet

Provider

Blue Ridge Communications

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

85%

Cable from Blue Ridge Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in the 18657 ZIP code, covering 85% of the area.

Blue Ridge Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 18657 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 Tunkhannock, $49.82.

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 Tunkhannock, $0.86.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Blue Ridge Communications offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 18657 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 85% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Tunkhannock's providers, 270 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 18657 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 18657 and the greater Tunkhannock area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Tunkhannock at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Tunkhannock at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 18657 ZIP, 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 Tunkhannock 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 Tunkhannock DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 18657 frequently asked questions

Blue Ridge Communications is the fastest internet provider in the 18657 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 85% of households in 18657. The next fastest internet provider in the 18657 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 12% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 18657 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Tunkhannock, $49.82.

Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 18657 ZIP code, covering 85% of the city.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.