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Internet providers in 18701

Find internet providers serving the 18701 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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18701 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable24%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Service Electric Broadband Cable $NaN [object Object] - [object Object] MbpsCable100%
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18701 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 18701 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 18701 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 100% of those living in the 18701 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 18701 area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 18701, prices start at $NaN and available download speeds reach up to null Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 18701

The largest internet providers serving the 18701 ZIP code are Verizon, Xfinity, and Blue Ridge Communications bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 18701 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 24% of the area. Wilkes Barre’s third most-available internet provider, Blue Ridge Communications, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 18701 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in the 18701 ZIP code, covering 100% 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Wilkes Barre, $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, cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wilkes Barre, $NaN.

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 18701 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Wilkes Barre's providers, 242 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

24%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 18701 ZIP code, covering 24% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 18701 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Wilkes Barre, $49.98.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wilkes Barre, $NaN.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 18701 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 24% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Wilkes Barre's providers, 242 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

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Blue Ridge Communications offers broadband to all households in the 18701 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Blue Ridge Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 18701 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 Wilkes Barre, $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, cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wilkes Barre, $NaN.

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 5 Mbps in 18701 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Wilkes Barre's providers, 242 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 18701 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 18701 and the greater Wilkes Barre area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Wilkes Barre at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Wilkes Barre at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 18701 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 18701 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 18701 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 24% of households in 18701. The next fastest internet provider in the 18701 ZIP code is Blue Ridge Communications, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 18701 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Wilkes Barre, $49.98.

Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 18701 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city.

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Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.