Internet Providers in Bath, NY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Bath, NY
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 11
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $67.25

Internet Access in Bath, New York

Bath currently has only two common Internet service providers (ISPs): Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. Their network offers download speeds up to 35 Mbps and coverage in near one hundred percent of the city. As for HughesNet, they provide Satellite, with coverage in practically one hundred percent of the area and advertise speeds up to 25 Mbps.

In terms of network technologies being used in the city, the most widespread hardwired Internet tech varieties are Cable and DSL, with 86.86% and 82.79% respectively. Television providers are usually the source for cable Internet service, thanks to the fact that they can re-purpose their pre-existing coaxial TV cables — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect subscribers to the Internet. Bath subscribers to cable ISPs such as Spectrum often pick cable due to the combination of low pricing for workable speeds. (Compared to DSL, anyway.) DSL is delivered by phone lines, and is sold by corporations such as Verizon High Speed Internet that historically provided phone service. DSL is the slowest of all major Internet services.

Spectrum provides a common alternative. They offer 86 percent availability and a maximum speed of 940 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only option for Internet service for residents of Bath. fixed wireless outfits such as NYSYS airAccess can offer 6 Mbps or more using direct wireless links. Aside from residential broadband, there are 4 companies in the area marketing specialized enterprise-level subscriptions such as point-to-point connectivity. The small business listings here include every provider with business plans online, although some sell both home and business Internet.

Since most houses are only wired for one phone company and one cable company, the average home in Bath has 2-3 wired Internet options available to them. 16.78% of the Bath area have one or fewer options. cable and DSL Internet services are likely to offer the most reasonable pricing and data packages for home use.

The coverage data analysis on this page comes from FCC data. Internet providers in Bath must agree to report there coverage area data biannually. Using our relationships with telecom companies, BroadbandNow is able to confirm this data against privatized data submitted by Internet providers. The speed averages displayed on this page are calculated based on real-world speed tests from the Bath area in the M-Labs database, which is integrated with Google search as well as BroadbandNow.

  • There are 13 internet providers in Bath with 8 of those offering residential service
  • Bath is the 445th most connected city in New York ahead of Prattsburgh, Savona, Campbell, and Avoca, but behind Hammondsport.
  • The fastest zip code in Bath for April 2021 is 14810. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

2,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Bath, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Empire Access 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Armstrong 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Bath, New York

  • Spectrum - Cable - 86.9% Availability in Bath - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Empire Access - Fiber - 64.4% Availability in Bath - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Armstrong - Fiber - 3.6% Availability in Bath - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 2.4% Availability in Bath - Call For Speed Availability
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Bath - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Bath - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Bath

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Bath is the 445th most connected city in New York ahead of Prattsburgh, Savona, Campbell, and Avoca, but behind Hammondsport.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 6,000 people in Steuben County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 68% of people living in Bath have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 83% of Bath residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

As of this month, 14810 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Bath.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Steuben County, approximately 9,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Bath

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 86.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Empire Access Fiber 64.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
NYSYS airAccess Fixed Wireless 16.5%+ 6 Mbps
Armstrong Fiber 3.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 2.4%+ Call For Speed Availability
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
Armstrong Fiber 16.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Empire Access Fiber 29.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
FirstLight Fiber 12.0%+ -- Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 8.8%+ Call For Speed Availability
Spectrum Business Fiber 1.9%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Bath to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Bath 63.6 Mbps 8 $0.67 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +351.8 Mbps ) 16 ( +8 ) $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +55.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +52.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +63.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +64 Mbps ) 8 $0.37 ( $0.00 )