Internet Providers in Beacon, NY

Residential Internet Statistics for Beacon, NY
Internet Service Providers: 4
Plans Start From: $34.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Beacon, New York:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. Optimum by Altice
    94.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    94.2% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    93.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    93.4% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    14.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    14.3% Available
  • 6. 6. EarthLink 5G Home Internet
    14.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    14.3% Available
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Internet Access in Beacon, New York

Cable and DSL and Fiber lines are widely available broadband networks present in Beacon, with 94.16 and 93.42 percent availability.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As residents might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Beacon.

The packages displayed on this page are manually gathered through our research team.

5.87 percent of the Beacon area is stuck with only one or zero Internet choices. Adjusting for all addresses in city limits, the average resident will have 2-3 providers to choose from. Areas with better choices usually get lower pricing, since providers are incentivized to improve their services to earn customers.

While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, Optimum by Altice is also in the area with a recorded maximum speed of 1,000 Mbps. There are 3 providers with enterprise-level services like MPLS. Explore the map on this page to compare how many options are available on the census block level.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Beacon, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 94.2%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 14.3%
EarthLink 5G Home Internet 100 Mbps 5G Internet 1m 21s 14.3%
1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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

Beacon is the 403rd most connected city in New York ahead of Cornwall On Hudson and Cold Spring, but behind Fishkill, Newburgh, and New Windsor.

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

Approximately 6,000 people in Dutchess County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Fiber Availability: 38% of people living in Beacon have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 94% of Beacon residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

In Dutchess County, approximately 7,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

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Compare Beacon to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Beacon 376.7 Mbps 8 $0.71 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +205 Mbps ) 22 ( +14 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -203.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( -177 Mbps ) 20 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( -174.5 Mbps ) 27 ( +19 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( -180.2 Mbps ) 11 ( +3 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )