How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Binghamton, New York
Most Popular Internet Providers in Binghamton, New York:
Showing 1 to 8 Providers
Internet Access in Binghamton, New York
Binghamton features two major broadband network types to understand — coaxial cable (practically one hundred percent availability) and DSL (90.29% coverage). Coaxial cable Internet is generally provided by TV corporations via coaxial TV wires on telephone poles. DSL Internet is sent via phone lines. The vast majority of Binghamton street addresses can subscribe to both cable and DSL service from at least two Internet companies.
Since FCC coverage data is currently only collected biannually and only published six months later, availability listed may not include the most recent network expansions.
Spectrum is also a common Internet option in Binghamton. They offer Cable service available to 99 percent of the area. Greenlight Networks is another alternative wireless service worth taking note of for 97 percent of the local area. Keep in mind it has to have roof access or proximity to a Greenlight Networks access point.
The average Binghamton customer has 2 Internet providers with availability at that address. This is a strong amount of market competition. It tends to improve pricing at a given address. This high level of competition isn't distributed evenly, though. even in 2021, a surprising 9.8 of residents still have only one option for true broadband services.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Binghamton so far as coverage area. The more common ISPs often overlap around Binghamton.
- There are 15 internet providers in Binghamton with 8 of those offering residential service
- Binghamton is the 517th most connected city in New York ahead of Endicott, Port Crane, and Johnson City, but behind Vestal and Conklin.
- The fastest zip code in Binghamton for July 2021 is 13905. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
9.8% of consumers in Binghamton8,000 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.
Are you a journalist or researcher writing about this topic?
Contact us and we'll connect you with a broadband market expert on our team who can provide insights and data to support your work.
Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Binghamton, New York
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|TDS Telecom||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||0.3%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Adams Cable Service||150 Mbps||Cable||54s||0.7%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||11.1%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Internet Service for Educational Purposes in Binghamton
Economic development reports routinely identify a large correlation between internet access and performance in schooling. Internet is practically a requirement as colleges like Suny At Binghamton in Binghamton migrate to online platforms to distribute coursework. Looking at 2,604 speed tests recorded in the past annum at addresses within 2 miles of Suny At Binghamton campus, performance averages are around 80.53 Mbps — considerably higher than the minimum connection speed needed for streaming video and interfacing with cloud or communication platforms.
Data Caps and Video Streaming Around Binghamton
Data collected by our market research team shows that popular providers use data caps for their residential broadband connections. Data caps are controversial because subscribers see them as a tactic to stop "cord cutting". Providers explain that caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. In either case, the problem is the same: over-the-top streaming, which can consume one to seven Gigabytes/hour.
Compare Binghamton to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Binghamton||85.1 Mbps||9||$0.58 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +449.3 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +63.7 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +75.5 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +84.4 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +77 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.66 ( + $0.00 )|
Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Binghamton
Great for our corporate office
We've been utilizing Level3 Communications for our Distro Center and the service has been rock solid. We're constantly getting the advertised speeds and have had close to 0 downtime since we moved facilities. Definitely recommend.