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Internet providers in Wilkes-Barre, PA

1. Xfinity
87% available in Wilkes-Barre
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1200Mbps

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2. Verizon Home Internet
99% available in Wilkes-Barre
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
300Mbps

User Rating(14)
3. Astound Broadband
31% available in Wilkes-Barre
Connection:
Cable & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1200Mbps
4. Breezeline
35% available in Wilkes-Barre
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
5. Hughesnet
99% available in Wilkes-Barre
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(417)

New customers get $25 off per month their first year. Terms apply.

6. Viasat
80% available in Wilkes-Barre
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
7. Pencor Services
41% available in Wilkes-Barre
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
8. Service Electric
79% available in Wilkes-Barre
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. Comcast Business
95% available in Wilkes-Barre
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating(41)
2. Astound Broadband
31% available in Wilkes-Barre
Connection:
Cable & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1200Mbps
3. Breezeline
35% available in Wilkes-Barre
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
4. Hughesnet
99% available in Wilkes-Barre
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(417)

New customers get $25 off per month their first year. Terms apply.

5. Viasat
80% available in Wilkes-Barre
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
6. Frontier
15% available in Wilkes-Barre
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
Speeds may vary

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7. Ooma
50% available in Wilkes-Barre
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
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8. Zayo Group
10% available in Wilkes-Barre
Connection:
DSL, Fiber, Fixed Wireless & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
9. Pencor Services
41% available in Wilkes-Barre
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
10. NetCarrier Telecom, Inc.
49% available in Wilkes-Barre
Connection:
DSL, Fiber & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
11. Service Electric
79% available in Wilkes-Barre
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. Mint
Available in Wilkes-Barre
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
2. Visible
Available in Wilkes-Barre
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
3. Xfinity Mobile
Available in Wilkes-Barre
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating

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4. Verizon Wireless
33% available in Wilkes-Barre
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
5. AT&T Wireless
99% available in Wilkes-Barre
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G Speeds may vary

User Rating

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0–5 Mbps

Works for:

  • Checking email
  • Streaming music on one device
  • Searching on Google

5–40 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video on one device
  • Video calling with Skype or FaceTime
  • Online gaming for one player

40–100 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming HD video on a few devices
  • Multiplayer online gaming
  • Downloading large files

100–500 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video in UHD on multiple screens
  • Downloading files quickly
  • Gaming online for multiple players

500–1,000+ Mbps

Works for:

  • Doing a lot of almost anything

Internet in Wilkes-Barre

Moving towns or switching internet providers can be confusing and stressful. Comparing internet providers against the averages in the Wilkes-Barre area can help you choose the right internet and get back to your life.

Average starting price
$52.99/mo

Average speed
55.4 Mbps

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Wilkes-Barre Residential Internet Coverage

With just over 40,000 people, the city of Wilkes-Barre is home to quite a few residential and business neighborhoods. Local and national internet service providers offer a range of plans to customers.

Verizon has a large presence in Wilkes-Barre; the provider's network reaches all of the city's neighborhoods, from Hilldale in the north to Bear Creek Village in the south.

Frontier Communications currently covers a small part of western Wilkes-Barre, primarily the far western edge of Franklin Junction and Plains in the north.

Cable provider Xfinity reaches all of this city's communities, from Hanover Green in the west to Boulevard Manor and Fox Hill in the east. This is similar to the TOAST.net network, which reaches the entirety of Wilkes-Barre and extends into neighboring communities.

Through Level 3 Communications, almost all of Wilkes-Barre has access to high-speed internet. The only exception is a small part of King's College in the north.

The southern part of the city is served by Atlantic Broadband. This provider includes neighborhoods like Georgetown, Boulevard Manor, Laurel Run, and Preston in its network.

Finally, local provider Service Electric Cable TV is established in this area, providing consistent coverage to all of Wilkes-Barre.

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Data based on internet speed tests performed in Wilkes-Barre

Average download speed
55.35 Mbps

Average upload speed
19.72 Mbps

Average latency (ping)
30.11 ms

Average jitter
23.76 ms

 

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Summary of Wilkes-Barre internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
Xfinity Cable 1200 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Xfinity
Verizon Home Internet 5G Home 300 Mbps 4/5 View Plans for Verizon Home Internet
Astound Broadband Cable & Fiber 1200 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Astound Broadband
Breezeline Cable 1000 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Breezeline
Hughesnet Satellite 100 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Hughesnet
Viasat Satellite 150 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Viasat
Pencor Services Cable 50 Mbps 4.0/5 View Plans for Pencor Services
Service Electric Cable 1000 Mbps N/A View Plans for Service Electric

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

Customer reviews of internet providers in Wilkes-Barre

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on internet providers in Wilkes-Barre.

XFINITY

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Sueann N | 07-01-2021

Complained about slow speeds for a year now, they have had customer service blow steam, sent 2 tech's out and even given me a new box. The issue is DEF company throttleling and slowing speeds as they themselves have troubleshooted away any other explanation.!! If you want 8 min per page load this is your jam!!

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XFINITY

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Sueann N | 07-01-2021

Complained about slow speeds for a year now, they have had customer service blow steam, sent 2 tech's out and even given me a new box. The issue is DEF company throttleling and slowing speeds as they themselves have troubleshooted away any other explanation.!! If you want 8 min per page load this is your jam!!

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