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Internet providers in Ithaca, NY

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1. Spectrum
99% available in Ithaca
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)

Speed based on wired connection and may vary by address. Wireless speeds may vary. Services subject to all applicable service terms and conditions, subject to change. Services not available in all areas. Restrictions apply.

2. T-Mobile Home Internet
99% available in Ithaca
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
245Mbps

Order online and get a $150 prepaid Mastercard when you switch to T-Mobile Home Internet.

3. Verizon Home Internet
99% available in Ithaca
Connection:
5G Home, DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
2048Mbps

User Rating(14)
4. Frontier
22% available in Ithaca
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
Speeds may vary
5. Point Broadband
20% available in Ithaca
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
6. HughesNet
99% available in Ithaca
Connection:
Geo Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating(219)

Order now and receive a $100 Prepaid Card via rebate (terms apply). Offer expires 11/13/23

7. Viasat
99% available in Ithaca
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
8. ispMint
99% available in Ithaca
ispMint
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
Link not provided
9. Haefele Connect
1% available in Ithaca
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
250Mbps
10. Unlimitedville
99% available in Ithaca
Connection:
LTE Home
Download speeds up to
99Mbps
11. Clarity Connect
100% available in Ithaca
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
10Mbps
1. Spectrum
99% available in Ithaca
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)

Speed based on wired connection and may vary by address. Wireless speeds may vary. Services subject to all applicable service terms and conditions, subject to change. Services not available in all areas. Restrictions apply.

2. Verizon Home Internet
99% available in Ithaca
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
2048Mbps

User Rating(14)
3. Frontier
36% available in Ithaca
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
Speeds may vary
4. Point Broadband
20% available in Ithaca
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
5. HughesNet
99% available in Ithaca
Connection:
Geo Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating(219)

Order now and receive a $100 Prepaid Card via rebate (terms apply). Offer expires 11/13/23

6. Viasat
99% available in Ithaca
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
7. ispMint
99% available in Ithaca
ispMint
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
Link not provided
8. Ooma
50% available in Ithaca
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
Link not provided
9. Haefele Connect
1% available in Ithaca
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
250Mbps
10. Unlimitedville
99% available in Ithaca
Connection:
LTE Home
Download speeds up to
99Mbps
11. Clarity Connect
100% available in Ithaca
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
10Mbps
1. Verizon Wireless
Available in Ithaca
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE

User Rating
2. AT&T Wireless
Available in Ithaca
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G

User Rating
3. Mint
Available in Ithaca
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE

User Rating
4. Visible
Available in Ithaca
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE

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

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What is the best internet provider in Ithaca?

Internet Provider Types in Ithaca


Cable

67%
Coverage


DSL

74%
Coverage


Fiber

73%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in Ithaca


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

100%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

100%
Ithaca
100%
New York
79%
USA

Ithaca Residential Internet Coverage

Many homes in Ithaca are of pre-World War II construction. It's a white-collar area with residents working mainly in teaching and office support. It's no coincidence that it's a college town and also has a high percentage of artists living there. A large percentage of Ithaca residents have advanced degrees, mainly in science fields. Despite this, it's considered a low income area with nearly 45% of the population living at or below the federal poverty line. Adding to the diversity of the area, more than 17% of Ithaca residents were born outside the United States. 100% of Ithaca residents have access to high-speed internet.

Cable internet is provided to 100% of homes by Time Warner Spectrum, who is the sole supplier of the service in the area. Verizon Fios offers DSL to 96% of homes and has a monopoly on that service. They also provide fiber optics to 1% of residents south of Cayuga Lake.

Fiber optics are more widely available to commercial users. Ontario and Trumansburg Telephone Companies offer the service to 79% of businesses and Level 3 Communications reaches 3% of businesses.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in Ithaca

Verizon Home Internet offers internet at speeds up to 2048 Mbps

Spectrum offers Internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps (wireless speeds may vary)

Point Broadband offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

Haefele Connect offers internet at speeds up to 250 Mbps

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Summary of Ithaca internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
Spectrum Cable 1000 Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
3.5/5 View Plans for Spectrum
T-Mobile Home Internet 5G Home 245 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for T-Mobile Home Internet
Verizon Home Internet 5G Home, DSL & Fiber 2048 Mbps 4/5 View Plans for Verizon Home Internet
Frontier DSL N/A 3.5/5 View Plans for Frontier
Point Broadband Fiber 1000 Mbps 3.0/5 View Plans for Point Broadband
HughesNet Geo Satellite 25 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for HughesNet
Viasat Satellite 100 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Viasat
ispMint DSL 100 Mbps 4.5/5
Haefele Connect Cable 250 Mbps N/A View Plans for Haefele Connect
Unlimitedville LTE Home 99 Mbps N/A View Plans for Unlimitedville
Clarity Connect Fixed Wireless 10 Mbps N/A View Plans for Clarity Connect

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 Ithaca

Optimum

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Aileen E | 12-15-2020

Optimum is the worst service provider. They have the worst costumer service and make it so hard to get in touch with someone.

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