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Internet Providers in Bath, New York
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Internet Access in Bath, New York
Bath currently has only two common Internet service providers (ISPs): Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. Their network offers download speeds up to 35 Mbps and coverage in near one hundred percent of the city. As for HughesNet, they provide Satellite, with coverage in practically one hundred percent of the area and advertise speeds up to 25 Mbps.
In terms of network technologies being used in the city, the most widespread hardwired Internet tech varieties are Cable and DSL, with 86.86% and 82.79% respectively. Television providers are usually the source for cable Internet service, thanks to the fact that they can re-purpose their pre-existing coaxial TV cables — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect subscribers to the Internet. Bath subscribers to cable ISPs such as Spectrum often pick cable due to the combination of low pricing for workable speeds. (Compared to DSL, anyway.) DSL is delivered by phone lines, and is sold by corporations such as Verizon High Speed Internet that historically provided phone service. DSL is the slowest of all major Internet services.
Spectrum provides a common alternative. They offer 86 percent availability and a maximum speed of 940 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only option for Internet service for residents of Bath. fixed wireless outfits such as NYSYS airAccess can offer 6 Mbps or more using direct wireless links. Aside from residential broadband, there are 4 companies in the area marketing specialized enterprise-level subscriptions such as point-to-point connectivity. The small business listings here include every provider with business plans online, although some sell both home and business Internet.
Since most houses are only wired for one phone company and one cable company, the average home in Bath has 2-3 wired Internet options available to them. 16.78% of the Bath area have one or fewer options. cable and DSL Internet services are likely to offer the most reasonable pricing and data packages for home use.
The coverage data analysis on this page comes from FCC data. Internet providers in Bath must agree to report there coverage area data biannually. Using our relationships with telecom companies, BroadbandNow is able to confirm this data against privatized data submitted by Internet providers. The speed averages displayed on this page are calculated based on real-world speed tests from the Bath area in the M-Labs database, which is integrated with Google search as well as BroadbandNow.
Internet Statistics 2021
16.8% of consumers in Bath2,000 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 Bath, New York
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Empire Access||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||64.4%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||2.4%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Compare Bath to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Bath||78 Mbps||8||$0.58 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +456.4 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +70.8 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +82.6 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +91.5 Mbps )||23 ( +15 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +84.1 Mbps )||8||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|