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There are 37 home TV and internet providers and 43 business providers across all of New York. 66.3% of homes can get more than one wired (cable, DSL, fiber) internet provider, which is below average (#50 out of 52, including Puerto Rico and Washington D.C.). Competition is generally good for the customer, which means internet in New York is more likely to offer competitive speeds or prices. All home internet providers are listed below.

New York Internet Service Providers

Internet Provider State Coverage Link
Verizon 140.5% Visit site
Spectrum 57.6% Visit site
Optimum 41.2% Visit site
XchangeTelecom 15.5% Visit site
Frontier Communications 8% Visit site
RCN 7.7% Visit site
NYSYS Wireless 4.3% Visit site
Hudson Valley Wireless 3.7% Visit site
GTT 3.5% Visit site
King Street Wireless 1.4% Visit site

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Internet Provider State Coverage Link
Consolidated Communications 1.3% Visit site
Windstream 0.9% Visit site
Mid-Hudson Data 0.8% Visit site
DFT Communications 0.7% Visit site
XFINITY (Comcast) 0.6% Visit site
Webjogger Internet Services 0.5% Visit site
Empire Telephone 0.5% Visit site
PrimeLink 0.4% Visit site
Greenlight Networks 0.3% Visit site
Mid-Hudson CableVision 0.3% Visit site
FirstLight Fiber 0.3% Visit site
TDS 0.2% Visit site
Westelcom Network 0.2% Visit site
Slic Network Solutions 0.2% Visit site
Haefele TV 0.2% Visit site
Alteva of Warwick 0.1% Visit site
Margaretville Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
State Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
Trumansburg Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
Chazy & Westport Telephone Corporation 0.1% Visit site
Midtel Cable TV 0.1% Visit site
Oneida County Rural Telephone 0.1% Visit site
Atlantic Broadband 0.1% Visit site
Champlain Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
DTC <.1% Visit site
Armstrong <.1% Visit site
GTel Teleconnections <.1% Visit site
Ontario Telephone Company <.1% N/A
Newport Telephone <.1% Visit site
Massive Mesh Networks <.1% Visit site
Bridgepoint Communication <.1% Visit site
Southern Tier Wireless <.1% Visit site
Fiberspark <.1% Visit site
Castle Cable TV <.1% Visit site
Mohawk Networks <.1% Visit site
Zito Media LP <.1% Visit site
Nicholville Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Pattersonville Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Enqwest <.1% N/A
Citizens Telephone <.1% Visit site
The Hancock Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Access Media Holdings <.1% Visit site
Cable Communications of Willsboro <.1% N/A
Keene Valley Video <.1% Visit site
Transwave <.1% Visit site
EagleZip.com <.1% Visit site
Privatel <.1% Visit site
All Points Broadband <.1% Visit site
Bouncelinx <.1% Visit site
Fishers Island Telephone Corp <.1% Visit site
Prairie Hills Wireless <.1% Visit site
CenturyLink <.1% Visit site
Adams CATV <.1% Visit site
Crown Point Network Technologies <.1% N/A
ZochNet <.1% Visit site
AVispcom <.1% Visit site
PDS Connect <.1% Visit site
GeoLinks <.1% Visit site
CountryWireless <.1% Visit site
Uniti <.1% Visit site
Hotwire Communications <.1% Visit site
Comelec Internet Services <.1% Visit site

20.2% of New Yorkers have only 1 wired provider connected to their block. 0.7% have no options at their homes except for satellite internet. This places New York as the 3rd most connected state.

Internet Provider Types

99.3% of New York homes can get some type of internet. The table below shows which types of service are available.

Internet Type % of New York
Fiber 61.0%
Cable 97.7%
DSL 91.1%
Fixed Wireless 24.7%

New York Internet Speeds

We measure two different types of max speeds. The first is a measure of the fastest speed a home could get for any price. For New York the average is 31 Mbps. This measure puts New York #13 out of 52 in the US.

Download Speed % of New York
.1 to 5 Mbps 0.5%
6 to 10 Mbps 0.3%
11 to 20 Mbps 0.3%
21 to 30 Mbps 0.4%
31 to 75 Mbps 0.1%
76 to 100 Mbps 16.9%
101 to 250 Mbps 0.6%
251 to 500 Mbps 21.3%
501 to 999 Mbps 42.1%
1 Gbps or more 16.9%

Our second measure of speed is the actual average speed in Mbps for all New Yorkers. Real-world average speeds in New York are about 31 Mbps, meaning New York ranks #6 out of 52.

Detailed Internet Data by City

DecisionData has obsessively collected and calculated the most comprehensive data for ISPs (internet service providers) in New York. Click on a city to view detailed information including speeds by provider by city and much more.

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