Internet Providers in Brooklyn, NY
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Best Internet Providers in Brooklyn, NY
The best internet providers in Brooklyn are Verizon Fios and Optimum.
Verizon’s fiber-optic network can deliver speeds of up to 940 Mbps, which is more than fast enough for customers to stream videos, play video games online, or conduct work meetings over Zoom.
Optimum, which offers speeds of up to on a high-speed cable connection, is another strong option for Brooklynites.
Fastest Internet Providers in Brooklyn, NY
Optimum is the fastest ISP in Brooklyn. It features speeds of up to . Verizon Fios is hot on Optimum’s heels with advertised download speeds of up to 940 Mbps.
Since Verizon Fios utilizes a fiber network, you can expect its upload speeds to be faster than Optimum’s. However, it’s important to remember that download speeds are far more important than upload speeds for the vast majority of internet activities, including streaming video.
Most Brooklyn residents don’t have access to one of New York City’s biggest ISPs, SpectrumⓇ. Spectrum’s service area covers 27.8 percent of Brooklyn. Those with access can sign up for speeds that match the borough’s fastest: Like Optimum, Spectrum delivers gigabit speeds on a cable network.
Internet Availability in Brooklyn, NY
No matter where you live in Brooklyn, you’ll have access to high-speed internet options. In virtually all cases, you’ll be able to sign up for Verizon Fios, which is available in 76.1 percent of Brooklyn.
Optimum is the second-most widely available provider in Brooklyn. You’ll find it in the heart of the borough in neighborhoods like Bedford-Stuyvesant, Crown Heights, and Borough Park. Optimum’s service area stretches from those neighborhoods to the borough’s southern edge, where it serves neighborhoods like Bensonhurst, Coney Island, and Bergen Beach.
Missing from Optimum’s coverage area are North Brooklyn neighborhoods like Greenpoint and Williamsburg, as well as neighborhoods along the northern and western edges of the borough, like Brooklyn Heights, Red Hook, and Bay Ridge. These neighborhoods are where you’ll find Spectrum. Though Spectrum’s network covers only 27.8 of Brooklyn, the company is a huge player in the larger city, where it covers virtually all of Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island.
Frequently Asked Questions About Internet in Brooklyn, NY
Internet Provider Store Locations in Brooklyn
0.3% of consumers in Brooklyn6,000 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.
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
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.
Cheapest Internet Providers in Brooklyn, New York
|Provider||Plan Starting From||Connection||Contract Length||Data Caps|
|T-Mobile 5G Home Internet||$50||5G Internet||None||No Caps|
|BarrierFree||$99||Fixed Wireless||N/A||No Caps|
Map of ISPs in Brooklyn
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