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Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL94%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
Windstream $19.99 10 - 100 MbpsDSL19%
Windstream $75 10 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic1.851%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Johnstown internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Johnstown 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 Johnstown area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Johnstown residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.850% of those living in Johnstown.

There are five internet providers serving the Johnstown area, and 94.94% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Johnstown's five internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Johnstown

The largest internet providers in Johnstown are Frontier, Spectrum, and Windstream bringing DSL and cable options to Johnstown.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Johnstown residents, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Johnstown’s third most-available internet provider, Windstream, offers DSL to around 19% of Johnstown residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Johnstown covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Johnstown 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 Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Johnstown, $40.59.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Johnstown, $1.62.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Johnstown. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Johnstown's providers, 72 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 Johnstown covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Johnstown 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 Johnstown, $40.59.

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 Johnstown, $1.62.

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 Johnstown. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Johnstown's providers, 72 Mbps.

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Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

19%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to a limited number of households in Johnstown covering 19% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream uses telephone lines in Johnstown 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 Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Johnstown, $40.59.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Johnstown, $1.62.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in Johnstown. These download speeds are available to 19% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Johnstown's providers, 72 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Johnstown and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Johnstown at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Johnstown at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Johnstown residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Johnstown with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Johnstown. The next fastest internet provider in Johnstown is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 19% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in Johnstown with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Johnstown, $40.59.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Johnstown, covering 1.851% of the city.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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.