Best Internet Providers in 17948 (Mahanoy City, PA) & TV Companies

Internet Providers >> Pennsylvania >> 17948

The main internet providers in 17948 are:

Internet service provider (ISP) competition in 17948 is healthy compared to the rest of the United States. With 6 home internet service companies, nearly all residents (95%) can choose between cable and DSL, and fiber options are widely available. Maximum speeds in 17948 are above average. Verizon, for example, advertises speeds up to 15 Mbps, which about 71% of 17948 homes can purchase.

TV & Internet Providers 17948

Frontier Communications DSL in 17948

Frontier Communications

Call 1-866-803-2412

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Download Speeds Homes Covered
11 to 20 Mbps 0.5%
Unreported <,1%
   
Total (Any Speed) 0.6%

Frontier Communications DSL is an option for 0.6% of homes in this zip code. The highest advertised speed of 12 Mbps is available to about 0.5% of homes. That speed means Frontier Communications is #5 out of 6 for top speeds in 17948. The most common speed in this area is 11 to 20 Mbps, which 0.5% of residents can purchase. Frontier Communications’s DSL service is #1 out of 5 in this area for overall coverage.

 

Verizon DSL in 17948

Verizon

Call 1-855-298-5283

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Download Speeds Homes Covered
6 to 10 Mbps 0.3%
11 to 20 Mbps 71.4%
Unreported 24.5%
   
Total (Any Speed) 96.1%

Verizon DSL is an option for 96.1% of homes in this zip code. The highest advertised speed of 15 Mbps is available to about 71.4% of homes. That speed means Verizon is #4 out of 6 for top speeds in 17948. The most common speed in this area is 11 to 20 Mbps, which 71.4% of residents can purchase. Verizon’s DSL service is #5 out of 5 in this area for overall coverage.

 

Service Electric Cablevision Cable in 17948

Service Electric Cablevision

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Download Speeds Homes Covered
101 to 250 Mbps 95.2%
   
Total (Any Speed) 95.2%

Service Electric Cablevision cable is an option for 95.2% of homes in this zip code. The highest advertised speed of 200 Mbps is available to about 95.2% of homes. That speed means Service Electric Cablevision is #2 out of 6 for top speeds in 17948. The most common speed in this area is 101 to 250 Mbps, which 95.2% of residents can purchase. Service Electric Cablevision’s cable service is #4 out of 5 in this area for overall coverage.

 

PenTeleData Fiber in 17948

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Download Speeds Homes Covered
1 Gbps or more 93%
   
Total (Any Speed) 93%

PenTeleData fiber is an option for 93.0% of homes in this zip code. The highest advertised speed of 1 Gbps is available to about 93.0% of homes. That speed means PenTeleData is #1 out of 6 for top speeds in 17948. The most common speed in this area is 1 Gbps or more, which 93.0% of residents can purchase. PenTeleData’s fiber service is tied for #3 out of 5 in this area for overall coverage.

 

PenTeleData Cable in 17948

PenTeleData

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Download Speeds Homes Covered
31 to 75 Mbps 93%
   
Total (Any Speed) 93%

PenTeleData cable is an option for 93.0% of homes in this zip code. The highest advertised speed of 50 Mbps is available to about 93.0% of homes. That speed means PenTeleData is #3 out of 6 for top speeds in 17948. The most common speed in this area is 31 to 75 Mbps, which 93.0% of residents can purchase. PenTeleData’s cable service is tied for #3 out of 5 in this area for overall coverage.

 

Limitless Mobile Fixed Wireless in 17948

Limitless Mobile

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Download Speeds Homes Covered
6 to 10 Mbps 14.5%
   
Total (Any Speed) 14.5%

Limitless Mobile fixed wireless is an option for 14.5% of homes in this zip code. The highest advertised speed of 8 Mbps is available to about 14.5% of homes. That speed means Limitless Mobile is #6 out of 6 for top speeds in 17948. The most common speed in this area is 6 to 10 Mbps, which 14.5% of residents can purchase. Limitless Mobile’s fixed wireless service is #2 out of 5 in this area for overall coverage.

 

We generally recommend cable or fiber, then DSL, and fixed wireless if no other options are available.

Satellite Internet & TV Providers

DIRECTV Satellite TV

DIRECTV (DTV)

Call 1-855-695-8279

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DIRECTV, now owned by AT&T, has excellent bundled options throughout the country. While there is slightly less customization, prices are comparable to DISH and generally much better than cable TV. DIRECTV is a good option for the TV watcher looking for sports packages or plenty of channels to flip through. DIRECTV Now is also a good option for cord cutters.



DISH Satellite TV

Dish Network

Call 1-888-434-0112

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DISH satellite TV is the best option for TV service for most people. Not only does the company offer packages with better channels at lower prices compared to cable companies, but cord cutters can also choose Sling TV for more customized packages if none of the DISH packages are appealing or if a satellite dish is undesirable.



HughesNet Satellite Internet

HughesNet

Call 1-855-207-0742

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HughesNet primarily serves rural locations in the US where no other internet options are available. HughesNet is also a good choice for RVs and other units where internet cannot be installed. Satellite internet can be frustrating with long lag times to get anything done, but recent updates to many streaming services allow for pre-downloading shows and movies to watch.

 

 

Types of Internet Service in 17948

Service Type Coverage Max Speed
Cable 95.2% 200 Mbps
Fiber 93.0% 1 Gbps+
DSL 96.7% 15 Mbps
Satellite 100% 15 Mbps

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