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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 1.00 gbps available.

26.00%

Population with only 100.00 mbps speeds or less available.

2.00%

Population with only 25.00 mbps speeds or less available.

41.80 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, NY17100.00 mbps100.00 mbps11.78 mbps2.10 mbps22
Auburn, NY16100.00 mbps100.00 mbps11.84 mbps4.44 mbps21
Binghamton, NY1450.00 mbps5.00 mbps9.56 mbps1.06 mbps17
Brentwood, NY16100.00 mbps100.00 mbps8.42 mbps4.05 mbps18
Buffalo, NY16100.00 mbps100.00 mbps10.82 mbps2.07 mbps28
Centereach, NY16100.00 mbps100.00 mbps7.38 mbps3.05 mbps18
Central Islip, NY162.00 gbps100.00 mbps17.84 mbps4.83 mbps27
Clarence, NY1250.00 mbps5.00 mbps11.52 mbps1.25 mbps18
Commack, NY18100.00 mbps100.00 mbps9.24 mbps4.03 mbps21
Coram, NY17100.00 mbps100.00 mbps4.94 mbps0.64 mbps12
Deer Park, NY19100.00 mbps100.00 mbps11.28 mbps4.46 mbps26
East Meadow, NY12100.00 mbps100.00 mbps11.14 mbps5.49 mbps20
Elmira, NY141.00 gbps50.00 mbps80.99 mbps4.63 mbps60
Elmont, NY14300.00 mbps100.00 mbps31.01 mbps6.11 mbps32
Franklin Square, NY15100.00 mbps100.00 mbps9.08 mbps4.60 mbps21
Freeport, NY14100.00 mbps100.00 mbps9.61 mbps4.48 mbps18
Harrison, NY15100.00 mbps100.00 mbps8.88 mbps4.28 mbps19
Hempstead, NY16100.00 mbps100.00 mbps11.23 mbps6.84 mbps22
Hicksville, NY15100.00 mbps100.00 mbps8.95 mbps4.20 mbps18
Huntington Station, NY16100.00 mbps100.00 mbps8.31 mbps3.85 mbps17
Ithaca, NY171.00 gbps1.00 gbps67.73 mbps59.99 mbps68
Jamestown, NY12100.00 mbps8.00 mbps15.51 mbps1.63 mbps27
Levittown, NY15100.00 mbps100.00 mbps9.15 mbps4.44 mbps18
Lindenhurst, NY16100.00 mbps100.00 mbps8.52 mbps4.25 mbps21
Long Beach, NY15100.00 mbps100.00 mbps8.85 mbps4.19 mbps19
Middletown, NY1450.00 mbps5.00 mbps10.79 mbps1.17 mbps18
Mount Vernon, NY19300.00 mbps100.00 mbps25.40 mbps6.68 mbps37
New City, NY15100.00 mbps100.00 mbps9.60 mbps4.84 mbps19
New Rochelle, NY18300.00 mbps100.00 mbps24.66 mbps5.09 mbps31
New York, NY332.00 gbps1.00 gbps61.12 mbps33.78 mbps79
Newburgh, NY14100.00 mbps100.00 mbps12.90 mbps4.66 mbps23
Niagara Falls, NY1350.00 mbps5.00 mbps10.45 mbps1.18 mbps17
North Tonawanda, NY14100.00 mbps100.00 mbps9.80 mbps1.12 mbps19
Oceanside, NY171.00 gbps1.00 gbps66.98 mbps63.02 mbps100
Port Chester, NY14100.00 mbps100.00 mbps9.75 mbps4.45 mbps18
Poughkeepsie, NY13100.00 mbps100.00 mbps16.50 mbps6.25 mbps27
Rochester, NY141.00 gbps100.00 mbps81.85 mbps8.39 mbps52
Rome, NY1350.00 mbps5.00 mbps10.28 mbps1.14 mbps17
Schenectady, NY15100.00 mbps100.00 mbps16.86 mbps5.68 mbps25
Shirley, NY1530.00 mbps3.00 mbps5.50 mbps0.66 mbps12
Spring Valley, NY151.00 gbps1.00 gbps12.80 mbps6.49 mbps22
Syracuse, NY16100.00 mbps100.00 mbps10.21 mbps2.89 mbps23
Troy, NY16100.00 mbps100.00 mbps12.23 mbps1.81 mbps22
Utica, NY121.00 gbps1.00 gbps94.37 mbps84.57 mbps98
Valley Stream, NY17300.00 mbps100.00 mbps27.23 mbps5.98 mbps34
Watertown, NY1350.00 mbps5.00 mbps11.40 mbps1.30 mbps20
West Babylon, NY17100.00 mbps100.00 mbps8.08 mbps3.91 mbps18
West Islip, NY16100.00 mbps100.00 mbps8.25 mbps4.01 mbps20
White Plains, NY17100.00 mbps100.00 mbps9.90 mbps4.87 mbps24
Yonkers, NY18300.00 mbps100.00 mbps26.10 mbps5.46 mbps34
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Top 10 Providers (by Coverage) in New York
ProviderAvg. Speeds
Viasat25.00 mbps
Exede25.00 mbps
HughesNet25.00 mbps
Verizon31.67 mbps
Spectrum57.55 mbps
Frontier14.24 mbps
Hudson Valley Wireless25.00 mbps
Nysys Wireless6.00 mbps
King Street Wireless1.00 mbps
Mid-Hudson Data Corp.38.60 mbps