Internet Providers in Goldens Bridge, NY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Goldens Bridge, NY
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 940 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $64.37

Internet Access in Goldens Bridge, New York

Information below is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual coverage reporting. BroadbandNow leverages direct provider coverage reports to further validate the data. Plane and pricing information is hand-gathered manually through our data analysis team. We have found and verified 167 broadband plans in Goldens Bridge since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 1,030 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

Verizon Fios as well as Optimum by Altice can also provide Internet service in Goldens Bridge, often competing for the same customers.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As you might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

2 providers per address may be a low level of choice compared to other areas, but it's enough to reduce pricing in Goldens Bridge blocks with provider overlap. As is clear in the interactive map below, choice often changes from neighborhood.

The takeaway here is that Goldens Bridge's broadband infrastructure conforms with a similar pattern to other US metro areas: wide coverage of bundled cable and DSL, but limited options since most houses are limited to a single provider for either type of service. This pattern is normal because Broadband service providers are former cable television and telephone corporations. So, they can use pre-existing copper networks for delivering broadband Internet service. Fiber is slowly growing as an alternative. While some plans marketed as "Fiber" services aren't actually "Fiber to the Home" connections, 98.51 percent of the area has coverage by fiber reaching to the street nearby.

  • There are 10 internet providers in Goldens Bridge with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Goldens Bridge is the 145th most connected city in New York ahead of Katonah, Somers, North Salem, and South Salem, but behind Bedford Hills.
  • The fastest zip code in Goldens Bridge for April 2021 is 10526. (see all below).

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Goldens Bridge, 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

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Goldens Bridge, New York

  • Optimum by Altice - Cable - 98.2% Availability in Goldens Bridge - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Goldens Bridge - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Goldens Bridge - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Goldens Bridge

Goldens Bridge Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Goldens Bridge is the 145th most connected city in New York ahead of Katonah, Somers, North Salem, and South Salem, but behind Bedford Hills.

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.

Fiber Availability: 99% of people living in Goldens Bridge 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 98% of Goldens Bridge 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, 10526 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Goldens Bridge.

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

In Westchester County, approximately 10,000 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 Goldens Bridge

Data collected by our researchers suggests that common ISPs use data caps on residential broadband packages. Data caps are disliked since subscribers see them as a tactic for limiting streaming services. Providers insist that data caps are a necessary strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the problem is streaming video, which can use anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Goldens Bridge

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Optimum by Altice Cable 98.2%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Altice Business Fiber 4.4%+ 10,000 Mbps

Compare Goldens Bridge to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Goldens Bridge 112.8 Mbps 5 $0.65 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +302.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +6.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +3.4 Mbps ) 14 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +14.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +14.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )