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Internet providers in Ontario, NY

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Ontario, NY internet providers

Provider
Verizon - -DSL100%
Spectrum $49.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $49.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
NYSYS Wireless - -Wireless31%
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Ontario internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Ontario 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 Ontario area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Ontario residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Ontario, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Ontario area, and 99.90% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Ontario's five internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Ontario

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 113 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable
Verizon 75 Mbps 4 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Ontario

The largest internet providers in Ontario are Spectrum, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to Ontario.

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

Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Ontario covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Ontario 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 Ontario, $49.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ontario, $0.63.

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 Ontario. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Ontario's providers, 46 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

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

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Ontario covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Ontario 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ontario, $49.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ontario, $0.63.

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 Ontario. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Ontario's providers, 46 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Ontario covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Ontario 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ontario, $49.99.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ontario, $0.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Ontario. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Ontario's providers, 46 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Ontario with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Ontario. The next fastest internet provider in Ontario is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Ontario with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ontario, $49.99.

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.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.

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.