Internet Providers in Alfred Station, NY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Alfred Station, NY
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $68.72

Internet Access in Alfred Station, New York

Alfred Station has 5 residential Internet Service Providers, and 8 when including business and mobile services. Consumers have access to 5 choices for wired broadband which in Alfred Station is most likely fiber, cable, and DSL.

Coverage from the two most common providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

13.71 percent of the Alfred Station area is still left with only one or zero options for broadband-quality Internet service. Aside from these underserved blocks, the average resident has 2-3 Internet providers available. In general, areas that have better competition will find lower pricing as companies are incentivized to improve service to earn subscribers.

Looking at network options, Alfred Station has all three common wired Internet technologies: fiber, cable, and DSL. Among the local options, Fiber service is overall the more robust network type, and offers 64.65 percent availability in the area.

Coverage data on BroadbandNow comes from FCC data, which compels companies in Alfred Station to submit deployment and subscriber data biannually. Leveraging direct agreements with telecom companies, BroadbandNow is able to analyze and improve this data against private data reported via providers. The speed averages displayed here are calculated from browser-based speed tests from Alfred Station from M-Labs, a tool integrated with Google as well as BroadbandNow.

  • There are 8 internet providers in Alfred Station with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Alfred Station is the 628th most connected city in New York ahead of Wellsville, Alfred, Scio, and Andover, but behind Hornell.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Station, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Armstrong 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 64.7%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 81.5%
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 93.4%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Alfred Station

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Alfred Station is the 628th most connected city in New York ahead of Wellsville, Alfred, Scio, and Andover, but behind Hornell.

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.

Fiber Availability: 65% of people living in Alfred Station have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 86% of Alfred Station 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.

Compare Alfred Station to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Alfred Station 19.6 Mbps 5 $0.68 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +514.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +129.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +141 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +149.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +142.5 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )