Below you will find a list of all available ISPs that service Rochester, NY. Please refer to the table to see if they meet your needs or your business needs. This list is updated and changed regularly depending on new services that are added or taken away. Please consult with ISP own websites to get more information.
Explanation of Terms
The most poplar way to wire a home for Internet communication but not the fastest. DSL type internet connection uses copper telephone lines to transmit data. With limited bandwith, companies that have a huge demand for internet usage should not use copper for their internet infrastructure.
The superior choice over copper for Internet communication for multiple reasons. Fiber optic cables are faster, more durable, and more stable. Just how fast are fiber optic cables? 31 percent slower than the speed a light according to research.
Convenient but limited bandwith. Mobile Internet is for personal use.
Faster than DSL but still nowhere near fiber optics. This is 2nd most popular Internet connection type in the world (DSL being the first).
With 10mbs being the average speed for satellite Internet, there is not much potential for high demand internet businesses but for personal use satellite Internet is quite convenient.
Short for megabits per second, a measure of data transfer speed (a megabit is equal to one million bits). Network transmissions, for example, are generally measured in Mbps.
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