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Utilities

In Ithaca, landlords determine which utilities are covered in your rent and which the tenant pays directly. There is no standard. Below is a listing of the local utilities, including phone and cable companies.

Gas and Electric:New York State Electric and Gas (NYSEG)
(800) 572-1111

Telephone Service:Verizon Communications
(607) 890-7100

Cell Phone Service:Check your current provider to be sure you have service. If you need new service, check with the following:

Verizon Wireless
ATT Wireless
Sprint and Nextel

Cable Television:Time Warner Cable
(607) 272-3456

Internet:

Time Warner Cable
(877) 313-2337

Verizon DSL
(877) 483-5898

Computing at Cornell (CIT)
(607) 255-8990

RecyclinG:Recycling in Tompkins County for new residences
Tompkins County Recycling Calendar

Garbage:

Check with your landlord regarding which garbage collecting service picks up your garbage, and whether you will need to pay.