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Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL88%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
Empire Access $50 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic84%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Big Flats internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Big Flats is comparable to the rest of New York - 100%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Big Flats area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Big Flats residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 88% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 84% of those living in Big Flats.

There are five internet providers serving the Big Flats area, and 97.83% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Big Flats's five internet providers, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Big Flats

The largest internet providers in Big Flats are Verizon, Spectrum, and Empire Access bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to Big Flats.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Big Flats residents, covering 88% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Big Flats’s third most-available internet provider, Empire Access, offers fiber-optic to around 84% of Big Flats residents.

Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

88%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Big Flats covering 88% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Big Flats to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Big Flats, $48.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Big Flats, $1.17.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Big Flats. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Big Flats's providers, 230 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Big Flats covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Big Flats residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Big Flats, $48.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Big Flats, $1.17.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Big Flats. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Big Flats's providers, 230 Mbps.

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Empire Access fiber-optic internet

Provider

Empire Access

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

84%

Fiber-optic from Empire Access offers broadband to nearly all households in Big Flats covering 84% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Empire Access is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Big Flats than other internet types.

Internet prices for Empire Access start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Big Flats, $48.99.

Empire Access customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Big Flats, $1.17.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Empire Access offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Big Flats. These download speeds are available to 84% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Big Flats's providers, 230 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Big Flats, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Big Flats, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Big Flats and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Big Flats at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Big Flats at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Big Flats residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Empire Access is the fastest internet provider in Big Flats with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 84% of households in Big Flats. The next fastest internet provider in Big Flats is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Verizon offers the cheapest internet in Big Flats with plans starting at $39.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Big Flats, $48.99.

Empire Access is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Big Flats, covering 84% of the city.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.