Internet providers in Rochester, NY

1. EarthLink
34% available in Rochester
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
940Mbps

Eligible for up to $50 savings through the FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program.

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

Speed based on wired connection. Available Internet speeds may vary by address. Gig capable modem required for Gig speed.

3. Frontier
95% available in Rochester
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
940Mbps

Limited Offers. Contact-Free Guided Installations Only

4. Viasat
99% available in Rochester
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
5. HughesNet
99% available in Rochester
Connection:
Geo Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
6. Greenlight Networks
50% available in Rochester
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
7. Consolidated Communications
20% available in Rochester
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
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Speeds up to
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1. Viasat
99% available in Rochester
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
2. Ooma
50% available in Rochester
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
1. Verizon Wireless
Available in Rochester
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE

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2. T-Mobile
Available in Rochester
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

User Rating Info
3. AT&T Wireless
Available in Rochester
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G

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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What is the best internet provider in Rochester?

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

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

Greenlight Networks offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

EarthLink offers internet at speeds up to 940 Mbps

Frontier offers internet at speeds up to 940 Mbps

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Summary of Rochester internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User Rating
EarthLink DSL & Fiber 940 Mbps 3.5/5
Spectrum Cable 1000 Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
3.0/5
Frontier DSL & Fiber 940 Mbps 1.5/5
Viasat Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5
HughesNet Geo Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5
Greenlight Networks Fiber 1000 Mbps N/A
Consolidated Communications DSL 50 Mbps 1.5/5

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.

Customer reviews of internet providers in Rochester

AT&T

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Dayja P | 04-01-2019

He was so amazing and kept me as a customer Justin Dozier was so nice and helping and save me

Was this review helpful? Yes 5 No 28

CenturyLink

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Caroline S | 10-31-2018

If I could give a negative star I would Over charged me and sent too much of my time getting it straightened out. Run do not walk away from this company

Was this review helpful? Yes 51 No 4

Spectrum

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Kenneth W | 02-23-2017

Many files and documents are searched and downloaded without problems. Two of us are heavy users for school and professional work. Only one problem in 6+ years and TWC fixed it next day.

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