Internet Providers in Frankfort, NY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Frankfort, NY
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $73.99

Internet Access in Frankfort, New York

The average Frankfort household can get access to broadband service from 1.89 companies.

Viasat Internet has the widest availability in Frankfort. They are accessible for virtually one hundred percent of Frankfort addresses. HughesNet is the most common second choice, serving virtually one hundred percent of Frankfort with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest plan we've seen for HughesNet for Frankfort is 25 Mbps.

The data on this page comes via provider coverage reports. Then, it is validated against privatized data sources and direct provider reporting to output more granular results than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Information about speeds and pricing of current Internet plans is sourced through our research experts, who gather thousands of plans annually. There are a total of 203 Internet plans in Frankfort since 2014. There are 27 Internet plans currently available in the area.

Spectrum provides a common second choice to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet), serving Frankfort with a top speed of 940 Mbps.

To summarize, Frankfort's broadband Internet infrastructure follows a common pattern in US communities: strong access to cable and DSL, but limited options since most residences are limited to one provider for either type of service. This pattern comes from the fact that Broadband Internet companies are former television and phone companies. So, they can use these legacy wired infrastructures for delivering their broadband service.

  • There are 8 internet providers in Frankfort with 4 of those offering residential service
  • Frankfort is the 847th most connected city in New York ahead of Mohawk and Ilion, but behind Utica, Sauquoit, and Herkimer.
  • The fastest zip code in Frankfort for April 2021 is 13340. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

700 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 Frankfort, 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 Frankfort, New York

  • Spectrum - Cable - 95.6% Availability in Frankfort - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Frankfort - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Frankfort - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Frankfort

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Frankfort is the 847th most connected city in New York ahead of Mohawk and Ilion, but behind Utica, Sauquoit, and Herkimer.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Herkimer 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 90% of Frankfort 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, 13340 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Frankfort.

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

In Herkimer County, approximately 5,000 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 Cap Issues Around Frankfort

Data collected by our market research team suggests that many of the popular ISPs in the area use data caps on residential Internet plans. Data caps are disliked because consumers see caps as a strategy for limiting streaming services, while providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming, which can consume 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Frankfort

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 95.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
Northland Communications Fiber 30.8%+ -- Mbps

Compare Frankfort to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Frankfort 34.6 Mbps 4 $0.24 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +380.8 Mbps ) 16 ( +12 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +84.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +81.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +92.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +93 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )