Internet Providers in Cold Spring, NY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Cold Spring, NY
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 11
Fastest Speed Available: 940 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $54.71

Internet Access in Cold Spring, New York

The average Cold Spring household has Internet service through 1.96 different providers.

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

Verizon High Speed Internet is also a common Internet option for Cold Spring, offering DSL service in 95 percent of the area.

Viasat Internet 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 217 broadband plans in the Cold Spring market as of 2021.

  • There are 12 internet providers in Cold Spring with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Cold Spring is the 666th 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 April 2021 is 10516. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021



Cold-Spring, NY

400 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 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 - Cable - 94.9% Availability in Cold Spring - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Consolidated - DSL - 3.7% Availability in Cold Spring - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Cold Spring - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 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 666th 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 91% 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 94.9%+ 940 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 3.7%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Optimum Business Cable 87.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 41.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 5.2%+ 50 Mbps
Altice Business Fiber 0.2%+ 10,000 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 66 Mbps 6 $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +349.4 Mbps ) 16 ( +10 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +52.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +50.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +61.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +61.6 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )