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Internet providers in Elmira, NY

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Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL100%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
Empire Access $50 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic5.255%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Elmira internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Elmira 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 Elmira area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Elmira 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 5.350% of those living in Elmira.

There are five internet providers serving the Elmira area, and 99.81% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Elmira'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 Elmira

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

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

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Elmira 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 Elmira, $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 Elmira, $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 Elmira. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Elmira'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 Elmira covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Elmira 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 Elmira, $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 Elmira, $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 Elmira. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Elmira's providers, 230 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 Elmira covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Elmira 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Elmira, $48.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elmira, $1.17.

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 Elmira. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Elmira's providers, 230 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Empire Access is the fastest internet provider in Elmira with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 5.255% of households in Elmira. The next fastest internet provider in Elmira is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

Empire Access is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Elmira, covering 5.255% of the city.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.