Telephone service map small.jpg Ontario County is served by several voice and data providers offering a variety of choices for business users. Ontario County has developed a unique Broadband solution to provide low-cost high-speed service throughout the county. Learn more at Empire Access.

Electric Service map-small (2).jpg RG&E and NYSEG are the primary service providers in Ontario County and offer a variety of economic development programs, including rate incentives and non-rate assistance. Rate assistance programs provide delivery rate discounts on qualifying loads. Non-rate assistance programs provide grants for electric infrastructure for qualifying capital improvements. Additionally, non-rate programs provide supplemental assistance to certain NYSERDA programs for energy efficiency improvements.

These assistance programs are intended to help attract new businesses to the service territory and support retention and expansion of existing businesses in the RG&E and NYSEG service territories. For details, visit www.lookupstateny.com.


Abundant, affordable water is a reality in Ontario County. Located near the Great Lakes (the source of 84% of North America’s fresh surface water) and home to five of the Finger Lakes, the county enables easy water access for residents, businesses and visitors alike. The county is committed to wise water stewardship, maintaining several major water treatment facilities to help use and sustain this resource.