Cable, Fiber, Satellite, DSL, Fixed Wireless
*Note that not all service types will be available in all areas within the city.
Depending on your exact location, you might be able to find relatively cheap internet from RCN at a cost of $29.99 before additional fees. There are no free internet options by default, but Forest Hills does have many places where one can find free Wi-Fi.
For people who have a low income in Forest Hills, we also recommend taking a look at the Affordable Connectivity Program and seeing if you qualify. This can save you up to $30 a month on your internet bill.
The average internet speed in New York State is 190.5 Mbps download speed. This ranks it among the best states in the nation and is a great speed for most households. However, it should be noted that just because this is the average speed in the state doesn’t mean it will be the average speed in Forest Hills. Additionally, upload speeds and latency will vary.
Based on the plans available in Forest Hills, we expect the average person to pay somewhere between $65-$75 per month for internet service after fees and extra changes. This amount can vary, of course, depending on the plan chosen, service type, and other factors.
There is the New York Privacy Act currently under consideration which would provide extra protection to consumers and give them the right to know about how their data is used and if there is a data breach relevant to them.
Otherwise, there are no comprehensive digital privacy laws that exist in New York that would affect the average person.
Given the density of businesses in Forest Hills, you can find a hotspot or free WiFi on practically every block, if not more frequently. We recommend worrying less about the availability of WiFi and worrying more about protecting yourself properly on public networks.
Being a part of New York City, there are practically an endless number of events going on in Forest Hills, and there will always be something to do. We recommend local Facebook groups and events, events calendars for venues in the area, and checking the schedule for Forest Hills Stadium. Searching Meetup and similar sites for groups in the Forest Hills area can also yield results.
While there might be occasional work and maintenance in the area, by all reports the Forest Hills area has great internet infrastructure and there are few outages compared to the national average.
DISH Network is ranked #1 in customer satisfaction by J.D. Power
Dish Network provides Television in Forest Hills, NY
DIRECTV has been rated #1 in customer satisfaction over cable for 17 years running.
DIRECTV provides Television in Forest Hills, NY
|1.||EarthLink Fiber||5 Gbps||Fiber Internet and DSL Internet|
|2.||Verizon Fios Fiber||2 Gbps||Fiber Internet|
|3.||Verizon||1 Gbps||Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Television, Mobile and Phone|
|4.||Spectrum||1 Gbps||Cable Internet, Television and Phone|
|5.||Viasat||150 Mbps||Satellite Internet and Phone|
|6.||HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite Internet and Phone|
Use the below tables to compare high-speed internet service providers with internet speeds as well as data caps in Forest Hills, New York
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Fastest Internet Speeds in Forest Hills, New York
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Below is a list of the Fiber Internet options in Forest Hills, New York with up to Gigabit connections. Search Fiber-optic internet plans and internet packages.
Here are the internet providers that have the best availability in Forest Hills, New York, ranked by quality of service and fast speeds.
Frequently Asked Questions about Forest Hills, NY
Spectrum is the best internet provider in Forest Hills, NY, with download speeds up to 1 Gbps and pricing starting at $49.99.
There are currently 6 providers that offer internet service in Forest Hills, NY.
Spectrum, Verizon, HughesNet, Viasat, EarthLink Fiber and Verizon Fios Fiber offer internet service in Forest Hills, NY.
Spectrum is the cheapest internet provider in Forest Hills, NY, with pricing starting at $49.99.
EarthLink Fiber is the fastest internet provider in Forest Hills, NY, with maximum speeds reaching 5 Gbps.
|1.||SpectrumView Plans||1 Gbps||1 Gbps||Cable Internet, Television and Phone||100.00%|
|2.||VerizonView Plans||1 Gbps||1 Gbps||Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Television, Mobile and Phone||99.50%|
|3.||HughesNetView Plans||25 Mbps||~||Satellite Internet and Phone||98.70%|
|4.||ViasatView Plans||150 Mbps||~||Satellite Internet and Phone||96.70%|
|5.||EarthLink FiberView Plans||5 Gbps||1 Gbps||Fiber Internet and DSL Internet||94.61%|
|6.||Verizon Fios FiberView Plans||2 Gbps||~||Fiber Internet||89.40%|