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Internet providers in 18702

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Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL99%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable24%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 50 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic95%
Service Electric - -Cable95%
Blue Ridge Communications $34.95 50 - 50 MbpsCable95%
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18702 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 18702 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 18702 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL 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 95% of those living in the 18702 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 18702 area, and 94.68% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 18702, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 18702

The largest internet providers serving the 18702 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 18702 ZIP code, covering 99% 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 95% of residents in the 18702 ZIP code.

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 the 18702 ZIP code, covering 99% 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 $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Wilkes Barre, $42.98.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wilkes Barre, $1.30.

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 18702 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Wilkes Barre's providers, 260 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

24%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 18702 ZIP code, covering 24% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 18702 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, $42.98.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wilkes Barre, $1.30.

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 18702 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 24% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Wilkes Barre's providers, 260 Mbps.

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Blue Ridge Communications cable internet

Provider

Blue Ridge Communications

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

95%

Cable from Blue Ridge Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in the 18702 ZIP code, covering 95% of the area.

Blue Ridge Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 18702 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Wilkes Barre, $42.98.

Blue Ridge Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.70 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wilkes Barre, $1.30.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Blue Ridge Communications offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 18702 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Wilkes Barre's providers, 260 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 18702 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 18702 and the greater Wilkes Barre area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Wilkes Barre at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Wilkes Barre at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 18702 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 18702 frequently asked questions

Blue Ridge Communications is the fastest internet provider in the 18702 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in 18702. The next fastest internet provider in the 18702 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 24% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 18702 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Wilkes Barre, $42.98.

Blue Ridge Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 18702 ZIP code, covering 95% of the city.

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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.