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Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL99%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable91%
Nicholville Telephone Company, Inc. - -Fiber-optic9.051%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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12986 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 12986 ZIP code 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 12986 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 91% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 9.050% of those living in the 12986 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 12986 area, and 97.25% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 12986, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 12986

The largest internet providers serving the 12986 ZIP code are Verizon, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 12986 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 91% of the area. Tupper Lake’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 12986 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in the 12986 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines 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 Tupper Lake, $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 Tupper Lake, $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 12986 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Tupper Lake'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

91%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 12986 ZIP code, covering 91% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 12986 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 Tupper Lake, $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 Tupper Lake, $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 12986 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Tupper Lake'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 the 12986 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 12986 ZIP 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 Tupper Lake, $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 Tupper Lake, $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 12986 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Tupper Lake's providers, 88 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 12986 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 12986 ZIP code with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 91% of households in 12986. The next fastest internet provider in the 12986 ZIP code is Nicholville Telephone Company, Inc., offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 9.051% of the area.

Verizon offers the cheapest internet in the 12986 ZIP with service starting at $39.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Tupper Lake, $48.74.

Nicholville Telephone Company, Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 12986 ZIP code, covering 9.051% of the city.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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.

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%.