Internet Providers in Colden, NY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Colden, NY
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $68.74

Internet Access in Colden, New York

Cable infrastructure and Fiber lines make up the most widely available hardwired broadband network types present in Colden, with close to one hundred percent and 13.93 percent availability within city limits. Even considering that cable or DSL are frequently more financially viable, Fiber to the Home (FTTH) networks are in general better designed for handling entirely digital data packets and result in overall faster speeds.

The average Colden household has 2 providers with availability at that location. Competition is good. It means most residents have at least two companies competing on pricing at a given address. This Internet access isn't universal, though. In fact, a surprising 5.14 of the local population still has only one or fewer choices for broadband Internet access.

Spectrum and Viasat Internet are Colden's most common wired Internet providers.

We should note that since FCC data is only collected biannually and only published six or more months after filing, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. We collect coverage and plan data directly from many companies to help fix this problem.

While the main providers are Viasat and Spectrum, HughesNet also serves the area with availability in near one hundred percent of residents and a recorded top speed of 25 Mbps. Explore the map on the page below to compare how many options residents have on a granular level, and check the "Download Speeds" tab to compare how local ISPs compare in consumer speed tests.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Colden, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Colden, New York

  • Spectrum - Cable - 100.0% Availability in Colden - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Colden - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Colden - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Colden

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Colden is the 643rd most connected city in New York ahead of Boston, West Falls, Holland, and South Wales, but behind Orchard Park.

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

Approximately 200 people in Erie 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.

Fiber Availability: 14% of people living in Colden have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 95% of Colden 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.

In Erie 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Colden

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
Transwave Communications Systems Fixed Wireless 89.2%+ 50 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 14.4%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Colden to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Colden 67 Mbps 5 $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +348.4 Mbps ) 16 ( +11 ) $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +51.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +49.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +60.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +60.6 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )