Internet providers in NYC, NY

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1. Verizon
Available in NYC
Connection:
Fiber
Download/Upload
speeds up to

940/880Mbps
2. Spectrum
Available in NYC
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
3. Xfinity
Available in NYC
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
4. RCN
Available in NYC
Connection:
Cable & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
5. Mediacom
Available in NYC
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
6. Optimum
Available in NYC
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
400Mbps
7. Viasat
Available in NYC
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
8. Atlantic Broadband
Available in NYC
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
1. Spectrum
Available in NYC
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
2. Xfinity
Available in NYC
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
3. RCN
Available in NYC
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
4. Mediacom
Available in NYC
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
5. Optimum
Available in NYC
Connection:
Cable & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
6. Viasat
Available in NYC
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
7. Megapath
Available in NYC
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
8. Atlantic Broadband
Available in NYC
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
9. Tata Communications
Available in NYC
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
10. Stealth Communications
Available in NYC
11. Cogent Communication
Available in NYC
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
12. Lightower Fiber Networks
Available in NYC
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At least 6 months in business &
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1. AT&T
Available in NYC
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE

User Rating Info
2. Sprint
Available in NYC
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE

User Rating Info
3. T-Mobile
Available in NYC
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

User Rating Info

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5+ Mbps

  • Regular browsing
  • Music streaming
  • Ideal for 1 person

10+ Mbps

  • HD video streaming
  • Casual gaming
  • Ideal for 1-2 people

20+ Mbps

  • Ultra HD streaming
  • Frequent gaming
  • Ideal for 2-4 people

40+ Mbps

  • Simultaneous HD streaming
  • Simultaneous gaming
  • Ideal for 4+

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What is the best internet provider in NYC?

Internet Provider types in NYC


Cable

100%
Coverage


DSL

99%
Coverage


Fiber

64%
Coverage

Internet Provider availability in NYC, NY


3 Mbps

100%
availability


10 Mbps

100%
availability


25 Mbps

100%
availability
Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

100%
NYC
98%
New York
79%
USA

NYC Residential Internet Coverage

New York City is possibly one of the most connected cities in the world, with residents from all over the globe and tourists from every corner of the world. High-speed internet is available through many providers in this region.

Verizon offers widespread coverage in this region. Verizon Fios provides fiber to all of New York City, reaching extremely high speeds. The Verizon DSL network also reaches the whole city, ensuring that residents have options.

The Xfinity network is slightly more limited, reaching only the eastern neighborhoods of Washington Heights and Morris Heights.

RCN has coverage scattered throughout eastern New York, in neighborhoods like Gravesend, Bay Ridge, Carroll Gardens, Gramercy, Central Park, and Riverdale.

Through Time Warner Cable, those in almost every one of New York City_s neighborhoods have access to high-speed internet. Service stops short of Bedford and Brownsville in southcentral NYC.

The Optimum Network offers service to northern New York City and southeastern New York City, not reaching the southwestern areas of South Beach, Todt Hill, and New Brighton.

Finally, most of central New York falls within the Atlantic Broadband network.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in NYC

Verizon offers internet at speeds up to 940 Mbps

Spectrum offers internet at speeds up to 100 Mbps

Xfinity offers internet at speeds up to 100 Mbps

RCN offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

Summary of NYC Internet Providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User Rating
Verizon DSL & Fiber 940 Mbps 3.0/5
Spectrum Cable 100 Mbps 3.0/5
Xfinity Cable 100 Mbps 2.5/5
RCN Cable & Fiber 1000 Mbps 3.0/5
Mediacom Cable 50 Mbps 2.5/5
Optimum Cable 400 Mbps 2.5/5
Viasat Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5
Atlantic Broadband Cable 100 Mbps 2.5/5

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

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