Internet Providers in Cross River, NY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Cross River, NY
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 940 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $67

Internet Access in Cross River, New York

Information here is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual coverage reporting. We leverage direct provider reports and other privatized data to validate the information. Pricing and plan data is aggregated by our research team. We have found and verified 184 Internet plans in Cross River since founding in 2014. Speed averages are calculated from 3,244 browser-based speed test recordsover the past 12 months.

Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.

Verizon High Speed Internet as well as Optimum by Altice can also provide Internet service in Cross River, with significant overlap in some neighborhoods.

DSL and cable are the primary broadband types in Cross River, fighting for the same subscribers at most addresses and generally competing on service quality. Cable speed is usually stronger, but big-picture metrics of either Internet technology system are comparable. Cross River area speed test records suggest that the area's infrastructure is stronger than average. Cross River is currently 12.58 percent above the state average in terms of download speed.

1 providers offer service at the majority of homes in Cross River. See the mapping tool below for insights on how availability changes depending on where you are.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Cross River, 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

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Cross River, New York

  • Optimum by Altice - Cable - 97.4% Availability in Cross River - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Cross River - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Cross River - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Cross River

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Cross River is the 375th most connected city in New York ahead of North Salem and South Salem, but behind Goldens Bridge, Katonah, and Pound Ridge.

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

Approximately 7,000 people in Westchester 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 97% of Cross River 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 Westchester County, approximately 11,000 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 in Cross River

Data collected by our researchers shows that some of the common providers in the area currently use data caps on residential Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because subscribers see them as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting". Providers insist they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Cross River

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Optimum by Altice Cable 97.4%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Optimum Business Cable 97.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 84.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 5.1%+ 100 Mbps

Compare Cross River to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Cross River 208 Mbps 4 $1.65 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +207.4 Mbps ) 14 ( +10 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -89.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -91.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -80.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -80.4 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )