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Internet Providers in Alfred, New York
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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 35 Internet packages shown above are the latest of 235 plans we've collected in Alfred to date.
The average Alfred resident is faced with 3 choices for home broadband (an average of 3.09 in each census block), which is above average. Alfred is currently the 532nd most-connected metro area in New York, as measured by number of ISPs per census block. Residents the FCC considers "underserved" are low, with only 300 stuck with a single Internet choice. Activate the interactive map on this page to explore network data about Alfred, and see Internet access stats at the census block level.
Internet Statistics 2021
7.6% of consumers in Alfred300 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|
|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
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
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||70.8 Mbps||6||$0.60 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +474.8 Mbps )||19 ( +13 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +90.5 Mbps )||19 ( +13 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +110.1 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +115.8 Mbps )||24 ( +18 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +108.3 Mbps )||9 ( +3 )||$0.39 ( $0.00 )|