Internet Providers in Cold Spring, New York

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Residential Internet Statistics for Cold Spring, NY
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 60.56 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 950 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 1.78%

Internet Access in Cold Spring, New York

The average census block area within Cold Spring has access to, on average, 2.94 Internet service providers. So, most houses in Cold Spring will have at least 2 choices so far as Internet, and can more easily switch service when they are dissatisfied by a company.

Cable and DSL providers like Verizon High Speed Internet are the primary Internet service types with availability in Cold Spring.

Optimum by Altice is also a common Internet option for Cold Spring, offering Cable service in 98 percent of the area.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Cold Spring's primary wired Internet choices.

The Internet access statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from public governmental data from the FCC and privatized data collected directly from industry sources. Average statistics about speed and performance averages is sourced via M-Labs. The BroadbandNow market research team has hand-validated package price and service data on 195 broadband plans in the Cold Spring market as of 2021.

  • There are 13 internet providers in Cold Spring with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Cold Spring is the 631st most connected city in New York ahead of Highland Falls, but behind Cornwall, Garrison, Cornwall On Hudson, and West Point.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Cold Spring: Nelsonville
  • The fastest zip code in Cold Spring for February 2021 is 10516. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021



Cold-Spring, NY

200 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 Cold Spring, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Optimum by Altice 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Cold Spring, New York

  • Optimum by Altice - 98.2% Availability in Cold Spring - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Consolidated - 3.7% Availability in Cold Spring - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Cold Spring - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Cold Spring - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Cold Spring

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Cold Spring is the 631st most connected city in New York ahead of Highland Falls, but behind Cornwall, Garrison, Cornwall On Hudson, and West Point.

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

Approximately 600 people in Putnam County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Approximately 95% of Cold Spring residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

As of this month, 10516 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Cold Spring.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Putnam County, approximately 1,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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 and Video Streaming Around Cold Spring

Data from our research team shows that some of the popular ISPs use data caps on home Internet connections. Data caps are controversial because customers view them as a strategy for limiting streaming services, while providers maintain that they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the culprit is streaming services, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Internet access in Cold Spring neighborhoods

Internet availability information in Cold Spring is available in these specific communities: Nelsonville.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Cold Spring

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Optimum by Altice Cable 98.2%+ 940 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 3.7%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Optimum Business Cable 92.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 41.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 5.2%+ 3.0 Mbps
Altice Business Fiber 0.2%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Cold Spring to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Cold Spring 60.6 Mbps 7 $0.65 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +288.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +46.5 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +39.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +51.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +54.7 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )