Internet Providers in Alfred, NY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Alfred, NY
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $64.14

Internet Access in Alfred, New York

The most common network technologies in Alfred are Cable lines and DSL. FCC filings suggest Cable reaches a virtually one hundred percent spread in the area, in contrast to the 91.03 percent DSL service.

Coverage from Spectrum and Viasat Internet, in general, will overlap. As residents might predict, the choice between Spectrum and Viasat is common in Alfred.

HughesNet and Frontier Communications also offer Internet service in Alfred, often competing for the same customers.

The packages displayed on this page are manually gathered by our research team. The 26 Internet packages shown above are the latest of 219 plans we've collected in Alfred to date.

Looking at the big picture, most Alfred residents have 2 options for Internet. This is the norm for New York. Alfred is the 941st most connected city out of 1,485 communities as measured by the amount of broadband competition at local addresses.

  • There are 8 internet providers in Alfred with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Alfred is the 941st most connected city in New York ahead of Scio and Andover, but behind Hornell, Arkport, and Canisteo.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Alfred, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 100.0%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s 91.0%
EarthLink 24 Mbps DSL 5m 41s 91.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Alfred

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Alfred is the 941st most connected city in New York ahead of Scio and Andover, but behind Hornell, Arkport, and Canisteo.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 5,000 people in Allegany County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 91% of Alfred residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Allegany County, approximately 10,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Internet Coverage near Suny College Of Technology At Alfred and Alfred University

In the 2 mile area around Suny College Of Technology At Alfred, the average home will have 1 options for an internet connection. The selection of internet service internet options near Alfred University is practically the exact same. Both Suny College Of Technology At Alfred and Alfred University currently have download speeds that are appropriate for student use cases like streaming video, sending big items, and online gaming. Plans in this range aren't guaranteed to be accessible in every block around campus, and may be unaccessible in apartment complexes. Remember that these averages are calculatedbased on speed tests, and performance will likely be closer to the advertised download speeds provided here.

Compare Alfred to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Alfred 88.8 Mbps 5 $0.96 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +445.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +60 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +71.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +80.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +73.3 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )