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Internet Service in New York

The Empire State has incredible Internet connectivity. Wireless Internet is available to 99.7% of New Yorkers. Cable Internet is available to 97.8%, and DSL access is available to 94.1% of the population. Cutting edge Fiber Internet is offered to 61.5% of state residents, significantly higher than the national average of 25.4%.

More than 98.4% of New York residents have access to wired or wireless Internet with speeds of at least 10 Mbps. More than 69% of the state has at least 3 Internet service providers to choose from. Because of these levels of connectivity, 80.6% of New Yorkers have high speed Internet access at home, higher than the national average. Yet, still a mere 4.2% of New Yorkers have no Internet connection at work or home.

8.50%

Population with faster than 1 gbps available.

26.00%

Population with only 100 mbps speeds or less available.

2.00%

Population with only 25 mbps speeds or less available.

42 mbps

Average internet download speed across the state

0.70%

Population with no wired internet access available.

99.30%

Population with wired internet access available.

4.00%

Population underserved with minimum service options available

21

Average broadband score for New York

Broadband in New York

Largest Cities in New YorkProvidersMax Speeds (mbps)Avg. Speeds (mbps)Broadband Score
Albany, NY9100 mbps100 mbps19 mbps4 mbps22
Auburn, NY7100 mbps100 mbps23 mbps10 mbps21
Binghamton, NY650 mbps5 mbps18 mbps2 mbps17
Brentwood, NY6100 mbps100 mbps18 mbps10 mbps18
Buffalo, NY9100 mbps100 mbps16 mbps3 mbps28
Centereach, NY5100 mbps100 mbps19 mbps9 mbps18
Central Islip, NY6150 mbps100 mbps43 mbps12 mbps27
Clarence, NY650 mbps5 mbps19 mbps2 mbps18
Commack, NY8100 mbps100 mbps18 mbps9 mbps21
Coram, NY6100 mbps100 mbps10 mbps1 mbps12
Deer Park, NY8100 mbps100 mbps24 mbps10 mbps26
East Meadow, NY5100 mbps100 mbps22 mbps13 mbps20
Elmira, NY71 gbps50 mbps158 mbps9 mbps60
Elmont, NY7300 mbps100 mbps58 mbps12 mbps32
Franklin Square, NY5100 mbps100 mbps22 mbps13 mbps21
Freeport, NY6100 mbps100 mbps18 mbps10 mbps18
Harrison, NY6100 mbps100 mbps18 mbps10 mbps19
Hempstead, NY7100 mbps100 mbps22 mbps15 mbps22
Hicksville, NY6100 mbps100 mbps18 mbps10 mbps18
Huntington Station, NY6100 mbps100 mbps18 mbps10 mbps17
Ithaca, NY101 gbps1 gbps113 mbps102 mbps68
Jamestown, NY8100 mbps8 mbps20 mbps2 mbps27
Levittown, NY6100 mbps100 mbps19 mbps11 mbps18
Lindenhurst, NY5100 mbps100 mbps22 mbps13 mbps21
Long Beach, NY6100 mbps100 mbps18 mbps10 mbps19
Middletown, NY750 mbps5 mbps18 mbps2 mbps18
Mount Vernon, NY10300 mbps100 mbps46 mbps12 mbps37
New City, NY7100 mbps100 mbps17 mbps10 mbps19
New Rochelle, NY8300 mbps100 mbps52 mbps11 mbps31
New York, NY201 gbps1 gbps100 mbps56 mbps79
Newburgh, NY6100 mbps100 mbps26 mbps10 mbps23
Niagara Falls, NY750 mbps5 mbps16 mbps2 mbps17
North Tonawanda, NY7100 mbps100 mbps16 mbps2 mbps19
Oceanside, NY71 gbps1 gbps159 mbps153 mbps100
Port Chester, NY6100 mbps100 mbps19 mbps10 mbps18
Poughkeepsie, NY7100 mbps100 mbps27 mbps11 mbps27
Rochester, NY81 gbps100 mbps140 mbps14 mbps52
Rome, NY650 mbps5 mbps18 mbps2 mbps17
Schenectady, NY9100 mbps100 mbps25 mbps9 mbps25
Shirley, NY525 mbps3 mbps12 mbps1 mbps12
Spring Valley, NY71 gbps1 gbps24 mbps13 mbps22
Syracuse, NY7100 mbps100 mbps20 mbps6 mbps23
Troy, NY9100 mbps100 mbps19 mbps3 mbps22
Utica, NY71 gbps1 gbps158 mbps145 mbps98
Valley Stream, NY8300 mbps100 mbps55 mbps12 mbps34
Watertown, NY750 mbps5 mbps18 mbps2 mbps20
West Babylon, NY6100 mbps100 mbps19 mbps11 mbps18
West Islip, NY5100 mbps100 mbps21 mbps12 mbps20
White Plains, NY8100 mbps100 mbps18 mbps10 mbps24
Yonkers, NY8300 mbps100 mbps56 mbps12 mbps34
* availability only includes locations with greater than 50,000 residents
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