Internet providers in Rochester, NY

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1. Frontier
Available in Rochester
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
115Mbps
2. Spectrum
100% available in Rochester
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
3. Viasat
99% available in Rochester
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
4. HughesNet
Available in Rochester
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
1. Frontier
Available in Rochester
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
115Mbps
2. Spectrum
Available in Rochester
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
3. Viasat
99% available in Rochester
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
4. HughesNet
Available in Rochester
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
5. Ontario and Trumansburg Telephone Companies
4% available in Rochester
1. Xfinity Mobile
Available in Rochester
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
4GLTE

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2. AT&T
Available in Rochester
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE

User Rating Info
3. Sprint
Available in Rochester
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE

User Rating Info
4. T-Mobile
Available in Rochester
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

User Rating Info

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How much internet speed do I need?

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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Internet Provider Types in Rochester


Cable

100%
Coverage


DSL

100%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in Rochester


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

100%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

100%
Rochester
98%
New York
79%
USA

Rochester Residential Internet Coverage

The coastal city of Rochester offers several options for internet access, depending on your speed and budget needs.

Through Frontier Communications, all of Rochester has access to a high-speed internet network. The network covers a large area, from the northernmost point of Charlotte to Genesee Valley Park in the south. Service is available as far west as Lyell-Otis and Maplewood, reaching through central neighborhoods like South Wedge, Upper Falls, and Brown Square. In the eastern half of Rochester, service is available in the edge neighborhoods of Browncroft and Cobbs Hill.

Those who prefer a cable internet connection can get service through Time Warner Cable. The coverage area extends beyond the city limits. Western neighborhoods in the Time Warner Cable service area include Dutchtown and Maplewood. This company offers coverage to the southern neighborhoods of Highland and Strong, as well as the eastern communities of Culver, Cobbs Hill, and Browncroft.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in Rochester

Frontier offers internet at speeds up to 115 Mbps

Spectrum offers internet at speeds up to 100 Mbps

Viasat offers internet at speeds up to 25 Mbps

HughesNet offers internet at speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Summary of Rochester internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User Rating
Frontier DSL & Fiber 115 Mbps 2.5/5
Spectrum Cable 100 Mbps 3.0/5
Viasat Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5
HughesNet Satellite 25 Mbps 2.5/5

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.

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