Internet providers in
Ithaca, NY

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5+ Mbps
  • Regular browsing
  • Music streaming
  • Ideal for 1 person
10+ Mbps
  • HD video streaming
  • Casual gaming
  • Ideal for 1-2 people
20+ Mbps
  • Ultra HD streaming
  • Frequent gaming
  • Ideal for 2-4 people
40+ Mbps
  • Simultaneous HD streaming
  • Simultaneous gaming
  • Ideal for 4+

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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.

1. Frontier FiOS
Available in Ithaca
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
15Mbps
1. Time Warner Spectrum
Available in Ithaca
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
1. Viasat
Available in Ithaca
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
2. Haefele TV
Available in Ithaca
Connection:
Cable & Fiber
Download speeds up to
250Mbps
1. Frontier FiOS
Available in Ithaca
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
15Mbps
1. Time Warner Spectrum
Available in Ithaca
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
1. Viasat
Available in Ithaca
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. Ontario and Trumansburg Telephone Companies
Available in Ithaca
2. Haefele TV
Available in Ithaca
Connection:
Cable & Fiber
Download speeds up to
250Mbps
1. Level 3 Communications
Available in Ithaca
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. AT&T
Available in Ithaca
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE
1. Sprint
Available in Ithaca
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE
1. T-Mobile
Available in Ithaca
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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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.

Internet Provider types in Ithaca


Cable

100%
Coverage

DSL

96%
Coverage

Fiber

1%
Coverage

Internet Provider availability in Ithaca,NY


3 Mbps
100%
availability

10 Mbps
100%
availability

25 Mbps
100%
availability
Broadband internet availability
(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)
100%
Ithaca
79%
USA

Summary of Ithaca Internet Providers

ProviderTypeDownload speeds up toUser Rating
Frontier FiOSDSL15 Mbps2.0/5
Time Warner SpectrumCable50 Mbps3.5/5
ViasatSatellite25 MbpsN/A
Haefele TVCable & Fiber250 MbpsN/A
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