Internet providers in Elmira Heights, NY

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Elmira Heights, NY internet providers

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Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL94%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
Empire Access $50 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic50%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Elmira Heights internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Elmira Heights 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 Heights area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Elmira Heights residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 50% of those living in Elmira Heights.

There are five internet providers serving the Elmira Heights area, and 95.79% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Elmira Heights'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 Heights

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

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Elmira Heights residents, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Elmira Heights’s third most-available internet provider, Empire Access, offers fiber-optic to around 50% of Elmira Heights residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Elmira Heights covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Elmira Heights 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 Heights, $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 Heights, $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 Heights. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Elmira Heights'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 Heights covering 100% of the area.

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

50%

Fiber-optic from Empire Access offers broadband to about half of households in Elmira Heights covering 50% 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 Elmira Heights 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 Elmira Heights, $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 Elmira Heights, $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 Elmira Heights. These download speeds are available to 50% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Elmira Heights's providers, 230 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Elmira Heights and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Elmira Heights at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Elmira Heights at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Elmira Heights 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 Elmira Heights with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 50% of households in Elmira Heights. The next fastest internet provider in Elmira Heights is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

Empire Access is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Elmira Heights, covering 50% 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.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.