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Internet providers in Dunkirk, NY

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Dunkirk, NY internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL100%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
DFT Communications Netsync $37.95 15 - 500 MbpsDSL100%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $39.95 -DSL5.423%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Dunkirk internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Dunkirk 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 Dunkirk area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Dunkirk residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 10% of those living in Dunkirk.

There are six internet providers serving the Dunkirk area, and 100.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Dunkirk's six internet providers, prices start at $37.95 and available download speeds reach up to 10,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Dunkirk

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Verizon 39 Mbps 4 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 143 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Dunkirk

The largest internet providers in Dunkirk are Verizon, Spectrum, and DFT Communications Netsync bringing DSL and cable options to Dunkirk.

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

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Dunkirk covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Dunkirk 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Dunkirk, $52.14.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dunkirk, $0.39.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Dunkirk. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dunkirk's providers, 35 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Dunkirk 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 Dunkirk, $52.14.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dunkirk, $0.39.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Dunkirk. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dunkirk's providers, 35 Mbps.

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DFT Communications Netsync DSL internet

Provider

DFT Communications Netsync

Starting price*
$37.95/mo.
Max download speed

500 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from DFT Communications Netsync offers broadband to all households in Dunkirk covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from DFT Communications Netsync uses telephone lines in Dunkirk 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 DFT Communications Netsync start at $37.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Dunkirk, $52.14.

DFT Communications Netsync customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.53 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dunkirk, $0.39.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, DFT Communications Netsync offers download speeds up to 500 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Dunkirk. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dunkirk's providers, 35 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Dunkirk and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Dunkirk at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Dunkirk at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Dunkirk residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Dunkirk may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Dunkirk DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont is the fastest internet provider in Dunkirk with download speeds up to 10,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 5.423% of households in Dunkirk. The next fastest internet provider in Dunkirk is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

DFT Communications Netsync offers the cheapest internet in Dunkirk with plans starting at $37.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Dunkirk, $52.14.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.