Internet Providers in Binghamton, NY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Binghamton, NY
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 15
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $67.31

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 9 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 April 2021 is 13903. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

8,000 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 Binghamton, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
TDS Telecom 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Adams Cable Service 150 Mbps Cable 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s
TDS Telecom 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Binghamton, New York

  • Spectrum - Cable - 99.3% Availability in Binghamton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 11.1% Availability in Binghamton - Call For Speed Availability
  • Adams Cable Service - Cable - 0.7% Availability in Binghamton - Speeds up to 150 Mbps
  • TDS - DSL - 0.2% Availability in Binghamton - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • TDS Telecom - Fiber - 0.3% Availability in Binghamton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Binghamton - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Binghamton - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Binghamton

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Binghamton is the 517th most connected city in New York ahead of Endicott, Port Crane, and Johnson City, but behind Vestal and Conklin.

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

Approximately 300 people in Broome 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.

Approximately 90% of Binghamton 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, 13903 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Binghamton.

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

In Broome County, approximately 2,000 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.

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 930 speed tests recorded in the past annum at addresses within 2 miles of Suny At Binghamton campus, performance averages are around 84.17 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Binghamton

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 99.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Greenlight Networks Fixed Wireless 97.1%+ 50 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 11.1%+ Call For Speed Availability
Adams Cable Service Cable 0.7%+ 150 Mbps
TDS Telecom DSL 0.2%+ 25 Mbps
TDS Telecom Fiber 0.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 98.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Greenlight Networks Fixed Wireless 97.5%+ 50 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 34.3%+ Call For Speed Availability
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 17.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
FirstLight Fiber 12.7%+ -- Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 9.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Adams Cable Service Cable 4.5%+ 150 Mbps
Spectrum Business Fiber 3.1%+ 940 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 0.5%+ 50 Mbps
TDS Business Fiber 0.0%+ 300 Mbps

Compare Binghamton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Binghamton 71.8 Mbps 9 $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +343.6 Mbps ) 16 ( +7 ) $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +47.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +44.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +55.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +55.8 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.37 ( + $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.