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Rome, NY internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL97%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Rome internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Rome 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 Rome area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Rome residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Rome, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Rome area, and 96.99% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Rome's four internet providers, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Rome

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

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Rome residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Rome’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Rome residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Rome covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Rome 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 Rome, $48.74.

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 Rome, $1.74.

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 Rome. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Rome's providers, 88 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Rome 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 Rome, $48.74.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rome, $1.74.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Rome. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Rome's providers, 88 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 Rome covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Rome 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 Rome, $48.74.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rome, $1.74.

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 Rome. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Rome's providers, 88 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Rome with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Rome. The next fastest internet provider in Rome is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Verizon offers the cheapest internet in Rome with plans starting at $39.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Rome, $48.74.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.