Internet Providers in Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn Residential Internet Coverage
The nearly 2.6 million people of Brooklyn, New York are covered by a variety of internet service providers.
Verizon FiOS, which offers speeds as high as 75 Mbps, covers all of Brooklyn. Verizon DSL is available across the area as well, covering areas as far north as Greenpoint and as far south as Sea Gate.
RCN provides cable service in a variety of western Brooklyn neighborhoods, including Windsor Terrace in the north, Sheepshead Bay in the south, and Fort Hamilton in the south. Service begins to reach into the eastern half of the city in the Gerritsen Beach area.
Subscribers of Time Warner Cable enjoy service in the western part of Brooklyn. The coverage map overlaps with RCN in many ways, spanning Sheapshead Bay, Sunset Park, and Bay Ridge on the western coast. They are starting to offer service inland in communities like Borough Park.
Optimum also offers cable in Brooklyn. They boast a large coverage area that covers the entirety of Brooklyn, from the bridge in Fort Hamilton to the eastern neighborhoods of Cypress Hills and Spring Creek.
Finally, HughesNet is a major satellite internet provider in Brooklyn, essentially bringing satellite service to the entire city.
Summary of Brooklyn Internet Providers
|Provider||Type||Download speeds up to|
|Time Warner Spectrum||Cable||50 Mbps||3.5/5|
Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Brooklyn
We were with RCN for almost 2 years already and I'm quite impressed with their service and speed. I've never had trouble as I have had with other companies in which my connection would be limited or die down often. The speeds always come out to be very close to the advertised stats, sometimes going to 1.5 times as much promised, even throughout the day when others are actively using their services. The pricing is my only concern, as providers have adapted this increasing price plan where you're guaranteed a great price as a new customer, but it just keeps going up each year. If it weren't for the hefty costs, RCN would score perfectly.
Alan P Brooklyn, NY2014-04-14
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