Internet providers in Canton, NY

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At 100%, broadband coverage in Canton 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 Canton area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Canton residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 44% of those living in Canton.

There are five internet providers serving the Canton area, and 97.35% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Canton's five internet providers, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Canton

The largest internet providers in Canton are Verizon, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Canton.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Canton residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Canton’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Canton residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Canton covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Canton 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 Canton, $49.99.

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 Canton, $2.27.

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 Canton. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Canton's providers, 88 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Canton, $49.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Canton, $2.27.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Canton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Canton's providers, 88 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Canton covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Canton where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Canton, $49.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Canton, $2.27.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Canton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Canton's providers, 88 Mbps.

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Canton, NY internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 MbpsDSL97%
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
Nicholville Telephone Company, Inc. - -Fiber-optic44%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Canton with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Canton. The next fastest internet provider in Canton is Nicholville Telephone Company, Inc., offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 44% of the area.

Verizon offers the cheapest internet in Canton with plans starting at $39.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Canton, $49.99.

Nicholville Telephone Company, Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Canton, covering 44% of the city.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.