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Internet providers in 14048

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14048 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL91%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable99%
DFT Communications Netsync $37.95 15 - 500 MbpsDSL94%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $39.95 -DSL6.700%
DFT Communications Netsync $37.95 15 - 500 MbpsFiber-optic1.480%
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14048 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 14048 ZIP code 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 14048 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 17% of those living in the 14048 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 14048 area, and 99.11% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 14048, 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 14048

The largest internet providers serving the 14048 ZIP code are Verizon, Spectrum, and DFT Communications Netsync bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 14048 ZIP code, covering 91% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 99% of the area. Dunkirk’s third most-available internet provider, DFT Communications Netsync, offers DSL to around 94% of residents in the 14048 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

91%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 14048 ZIP code, covering 91% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines 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, $0.38.

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 14048 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dunkirk's providers, 41 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

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 14048 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 14048 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, $0.38.

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 14048 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dunkirk's providers, 41 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

94%

DSL from DFT Communications Netsync offers broadband to nearly all households in the 14048 ZIP code, covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from DFT Communications Netsync uses telephone lines 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, $0.38.

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 14048 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dunkirk's providers, 41 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 14048 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 14048 and the greater Dunkirk area. 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 in the 14048 ZIP, 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 cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 14048 frequently asked questions

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont is the fastest internet provider in the 14048 ZIP code with download speeds up to 10,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 6.700% of households in 14048. The next fastest internet provider in the 14048 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 99% of the area.

DFT Communications Netsync offers the cheapest internet in the 14048 ZIP with service starting at $37.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Dunkirk, $52.14.

DFT Communications Netsync is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 14048 ZIP code, covering 1.480% of the city.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.