Internet Providers in Central Islip, NY

Residential Internet Statistics for Central Islip, NY
Internet Service Providers: 4
Plans Start From: $19.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Central Islip, New York:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. Optimum by Altice
    99.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.3% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    97.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    97.8% Available
  • 3. Optimum by Altice
    84.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    84.6% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. BarrierFree
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available

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Internet Access in Central Islip, New York

The two most common wired Internet options in Central Islip are Cable networks as well as DSL and Fiber. FCC filings suggest Cable has a 99.33 percent spread in Central Islip, compared with the 97.75 percent DSL and Fiber service.

The packages displayed here are manually collected by our data analysis team. We've aggregated 291 Internet plans in the area around Central Islip since 2014.

Optimum by Altice as well as Verizon also offer Internet service in Central Islip, often competing for the same customers.

Most households in Central Islip have two or more Internet providers to choose from. That said, this number may change from block to block. View the interactive map below to explore competition changes in different parts of Central Islip.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option on the whole. They have Internet coverage for close to one hundred percent of Central Islip residents. HughesNet, in contrast, has availability for practically one hundred percent of the population. The top download speed advertised for Viasat is 35 Mbps. HughesNet offers packages up to 25 Mbps. Any speed above 10 Mbps is sufficient for streaming SD video on WiFi. However, it may become an issue when multiple people try to use high-bandwidth services like Google Hangouts and multiplayer gaming. Explore the coverage maps below to see how broadband coverage compares down to the census block level.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Central Islip, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.3%
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 84.6%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

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200 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.

Central Islip is the 40th most connected city in New York ahead of Islip, but behind Hauppauge, Islandia, Islip Terrace, and Brentwood.

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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 10,000 people in Suffolk 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: 98% of people living in Central Islip 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 99% of Central Islip 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 Suffolk County, approximately 17,000 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.

Map of ISPs in Central Islip

Central Islip Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Compare Central Islip to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Central Islip 238.3 Mbps 7 $0.51 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +343.4 Mbps ) 22 ( +15 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -65.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( -38.6 Mbps ) 20 ( +13 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( -36.1 Mbps ) 27 ( +20 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( -41.8 Mbps ) 11 ( +4 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )