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Internet providers in Lackawanna, NY

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Lackawanna, NY internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic99%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL95%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Lackawanna internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Lackawanna 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 Lackawanna area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Lackawanna residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 94% of those living in Lackawanna.

There are four internet providers serving the Lackawanna area, and 99.41% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Lackawanna's four internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Lackawanna

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 113 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Lackawanna

The largest internet providers in Lackawanna are Verizon and Spectrum bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to Lackawanna.

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Lackawanna residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 95% of the area. Lackawanna’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of Lackawanna residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Lackawanna covering 99% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Verizon is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Lackawanna than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Lackawanna, $58.74.

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 Lackawanna, $0.25.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 880 Mbps in Lackawanna. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lackawanna's providers, 271 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Lackawanna covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Lackawanna 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Lackawanna, $58.74.

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 Lackawanna, $0.25.

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 Lackawanna. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lackawanna's providers, 271 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 Lackawanna covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Lackawanna residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Lackawanna, $58.74.

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 Lackawanna, $0.25.

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 Lackawanna. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lackawanna's providers, 271 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Lackawanna and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Lackawanna at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Lackawanna at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Lackawanna 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 Lackawanna with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Lackawanna. The next fastest internet provider in Lackawanna is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Lackawanna with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Lackawanna, $58.74.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Lackawanna, covering 99% of the city.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.