Internet Service Providers in Hellertown, Pennsylvania

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Residential Internet Statistics for Hellertown, PA
Wired Internet Providers: 5
Average Speed Test Result: 47.64 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,200 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0%

Internet Access in Hellertown, Pennsylvania

Hellertown currently has two common wired Internet providers: Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. They have speeds up to 35 Mbps and availability for near one hundred percent of the city. HughesNet sells Satellite, with coverage for near one hundred percent of the area.

Service Electric Cable TV and Verizon High Speed Internet also have Internet service in Hellertown, often competing for the same customers.

The Internet plans displayed on this page are manually collected by our data analysis division. We have aggregated 303 plans in the area around Hellertown since 2014.

Cable and DSL are the two main broadband types in the Hellertown metro area. They are fighting over potential customers at most addresses and generally competing on service quality. Coaxial cable speed is usually stronger, but overall performance found with either Internet technology system are comparable.

To summarize, the majority of Hellertown residents have 3 choices for residential broadband, which is better thanaverage in the state. Hellertown is currently the 45th most connected metro area in Pennsylvania. Areas the FCC considers "underserved" are comparatively low, and only 100 are stuck with a single Internet choice. View the interactive map on the page below to explore network data about neighborhoods within Hellertown, and see Internet access statistics at the census block level.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Hellertown, Pennsylvania

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Service Electric Cable TV 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
RCN 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Service Electric Cable TV 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Hellertown, Pennsylvania

  • Service Electric Cable TV - 100.0% Availability in Hellertown - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • RCN - 82.3% Availability in Hellertown - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Service Electric Cable TV - 3.1% Availability in Hellertown - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 2.3% Availability in Hellertown - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Hellertown - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Hellertown - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Hellertown

Hellertown Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Hellertown is the 45th most connected city in Pennsylvania ahead of Coopersburg, but behind Allentown, Bethlehem, Center Valley, and Kintnersville.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 99% of Hellertown residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

As of this month, 18055 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Hellertown.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Hellertown

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Service Electric Cable TV Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
RCN Cable 82.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Service Electric Cable TV Fiber 3.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 2.3%+ 1,200 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
PenTeleData Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 32.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Uniti Fiber Fiber 5.6%+ -- Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 2.0%+ 987 Mbps
RCN Business Copper 0.6%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Hellertown to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Hellertown 47.6 Mbps 8 $0.35 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +301.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +59.5 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +52.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +64.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +67.7 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )