Internet Providers in Essex, NY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Essex, NY
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $116.62

Internet Access in Essex, New York

Consumers will find 11 Internet providers operating in Essex. There are 3 mobile Internet providers, and 7 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.

Keep in mind, since FCC coverage data is only collected twice a year and only published six months after, availability shown here may not be complete. Our process incorporates coverage data directly from some major ISPs to help reduce the delay.

Wireless Internet connections have some notable issues, making them far from preferable for broadband Internet access. Data caps present the biggest issue, although it's worth noting that fixed wireless data limits are often more comparable to those on wired DSL and cable service.

The average Essex customer has 2-3 Internet providers with service for their building. Competition is good. It tends to improve pricing. This choice isn't universal, however. even in 2021, a surprising 66.94 of the local population still has only one option for wired broadband access.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option overall. They have Internet coverage reaching virtually one hundred percent of Essex residents. HughesNet has availability for close to one hundred percent of the population. The fastest speed recorded for Viasat is 100 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised up to 25 Mbps. As a rule, any speed above 10 megabits per second is sufficient to stream SD video on WiFi. However, it may become an issue for multiple users or bandwidth-intensive applications such as Skype, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. Explore the availability map below to see how broadband coverage compares at the census block level in Essex.

Internet Statistics 2021

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 Essex, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Cable Communications of Willsboro 100 Mbps Cable 1m 21s
Chazy Westport Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Chazy Westport Communications 6 Mbps DSL 22m 45s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Essex, New York

  • Chazy Westport Communications - Fiber - 33.1% Availability in Essex - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Cable Communications of Willsboro - Cable - 35.9% Availability in Essex - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Chazy Westport Communications - DSL - 33.1% Availability in Essex - Speeds up to 6 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Essex - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Essex - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Essex

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Essex is the 512th most connected city in New York ahead of Willsboro, but behind Charlotte, Hinesburg, Shelburne, and Vergennes.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Essex 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: 33% of people living in Essex 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 33% of Essex 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 Essex County, approximately 3,000 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 Essex

Provider Type Coverage Speed
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 90.7%+ 1.0 Mbps
CV Wireless LLC Fixed Wireless 82.1%+ 25 Mbps
Chazy Westport Communications Fiber 33.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Cable Communications of Willsboro Cable 35.9%+ 100 Mbps
Chazy Westport Communications DSL 33.1%+ 6 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CV Wireless LLC Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Cable Communications of Willsboro Cable 30.6%+ 100 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 6.7%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Essex to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Essex 12.6 Mbps 7 $0.45 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +402.8 Mbps ) 16 ( +9 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +106.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +103.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +114.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +115 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )