How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Alma, New York
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Internet Access in Alma, New York
Information here is calculated from biannual FCC broadband coverage filings. We leverage direct reporting from providers to further validate that data. Plan and pricing data on BroadbandNow is gathered by our research team. To date, we've found and verified 78 broadband plans in Alma since 2014. FCC coverage data is updated biannually, but generally is available here before governmental publications thanks to direct reports we receive from ISPs.
Compared to cable, wireless provides lower speeds, higher prices, and data thresholds. wireless isn't ideal for video streaming, video conferencing, and other data-hungry apps.
Satellite and mobile LTE both offer backup broadband choices for locals who don't have access to wired connections.
For Alma residents, there aren't any true broadband providers to speak of. (At least, that meets a 25 Mbps and 3 Mbps upload performance minimum.)
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Alma in terms of coverage. The more common providers frequently compete at addresses in most blocks around Alma.
- There are 5 internet providers in Alma with 3 of those offering residential service
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Alma100 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Alma, 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%|
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Caps in Alma
Data collected by our market researchers suggests that common ISPs use data caps for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue because consumers view them as a tactic to limit streaming, while providers maintain that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the issue is streaming services, which easily eats up 1–7GB/hour.