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

13

Average broadband score for New York

Broadband in New York

Largest Cities in New YorkProvidersSpeeds (down/up)Speeds (down/up)Broadband Score
Albany, NY19940 Mbps / 940 Mbps60 Mbps / 52 Mbps22
Auburn, NY18940 Mbps / 940 Mbps63 Mbps / 57 Mbps21
Binghamton, NY15100 Mbps / 11 Mbps10 Mbps / 2 Mbps17
Brentwood, NY18940 Mbps / 940 Mbps60 Mbps / 56 Mbps18
Buffalo, NY18940 Mbps / 940 Mbps62 Mbps / 55 Mbps28
Centereach, NY18150 Mbps / 150 Mbps15 Mbps / 12 Mbps18
Central Islip, NY182 Gbps / 940 Mbps68 Mbps / 57 Mbps27
Clarence, NY13100 Mbps / 11 Mbps11 Mbps / 2 Mbps18
Commack, NY20940 Mbps / 940 Mbps56 Mbps / 51 Mbps21
Coram, NY18100 Mbps / 100 Mbps5 Mbps / 1 Mbps12
Deer Park, NY21940 Mbps / 940 Mbps55 Mbps / 49 Mbps26
East Meadow, NY13940 Mbps / 940 Mbps83 Mbps / 78 Mbps20
Elmira, NY151 Gbps / 50 Mbps76 Mbps / 5 Mbps60
Elmont, NY15940 Mbps / 940 Mbps92 Mbps / 69 Mbps32
Franklin Square, NY17940 Mbps / 940 Mbps64 Mbps / 60 Mbps21
Freeport, NY15940 Mbps / 940 Mbps72 Mbps / 67 Mbps18
Harrison, NY17940 Mbps / 940 Mbps64 Mbps / 60 Mbps19
Hempstead, NY18940 Mbps / 940 Mbps62 Mbps / 59 Mbps22
Hicksville, NY17940 Mbps / 940 Mbps63 Mbps / 60 Mbps18
Huntington Station, NY18940 Mbps / 940 Mbps60 Mbps / 56 Mbps17
Ithaca, NY181 Gbps / 1 Gbps73 Mbps / 65 Mbps68
Jamestown, NY11100 Mbps / 8 Mbps17 Mbps / 2 Mbps27
Levittown, NY17940 Mbps / 940 Mbps64 Mbps / 60 Mbps18
Lindenhurst, NY18940 Mbps / 940 Mbps60 Mbps / 56 Mbps21
Long Beach, NY17940 Mbps / 940 Mbps63 Mbps / 60 Mbps19
Middletown, NY15100 Mbps / 11 Mbps10 Mbps / 2 Mbps18
Mount Vernon, NY20940 Mbps / 940 Mbps71 Mbps / 54 Mbps37
New City, NY17940 Mbps / 940 Mbps64 Mbps / 60 Mbps19
New Rochelle, NY20940 Mbps / 940 Mbps70 Mbps / 52 Mbps31
New York, NY352 Gbps / 1 Gbps85 Mbps / 59 Mbps79
Newburgh, NY16940 Mbps / 940 Mbps70 Mbps / 63 Mbps23
Niagara Falls, NY14100 Mbps / 11 Mbps10 Mbps / 2 Mbps17
North Tonawanda, NY16150 Mbps / 150 Mbps18 Mbps / 11 Mbps19
Oceanside, NY191 Gbps / 1 Gbps110 Mbps / 106 Mbps100
Port Chester, NY15940 Mbps / 940 Mbps72 Mbps / 67 Mbps18
Poughkeepsie, NY14940 Mbps / 940 Mbps83 Mbps / 74 Mbps27
Rochester, NY151 Gbps / 100 Mbps77 Mbps / 8 Mbps52
Rome, NY14100 Mbps / 11 Mbps10 Mbps / 2 Mbps17
Schenectady, NY17940 Mbps / 940 Mbps70 Mbps / 61 Mbps25
Shirley, NY16100 Mbps / 11 Mbps6 Mbps / 1 Mbps12
Spring Valley, NY171 Gbps / 1 Gbps67 Mbps / 62 Mbps22
Syracuse, NY18940 Mbps / 940 Mbps61 Mbps / 55 Mbps23
Troy, NY17100 Mbps / 100 Mbps12 Mbps / 2 Mbps22
Utica, NY121 Gbps / 1 Gbps95 Mbps / 85 Mbps98
Valley Stream, NY19940 Mbps / 940 Mbps74 Mbps / 55 Mbps34
Watertown, NY14100 Mbps / 11 Mbps11 Mbps / 2 Mbps20
West Babylon, NY19940 Mbps / 940 Mbps57 Mbps / 53 Mbps18
West Islip, NY18940 Mbps / 940 Mbps60 Mbps / 56 Mbps20
White Plains, NY19940 Mbps / 940 Mbps58 Mbps / 54 Mbps24
Yonkers, NY20940 Mbps / 940 Mbps71 Mbps / 52 Mbps34
* availability only includes locations with greater than 50,000 residents
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