Internet Providers in Grand Island, NY
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Residential Internet Statistics for Grand Island, NY
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$74.99|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Grand Island, New York
Internet Access in Grand Island, New York
Currently, there are 5 providers in the Grand Island area offering home service, and a total of 13 including specialized smb, enterprise, and mobile providers such as Verizon Business and Transwave Communications Systems.
Considering network technology in use in the Grand Island area, the most prevalent hardwired broadband connection options are Cable (close to one hundred percent coverage) and DSL (98.39 percent coverage). TV corporations are the main source for cable home Internet, thanks to the fact that they can leverage pre-existing TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect customers to Internet service. Cable often makes sense for Grand Island residents due to the strong mix of speed and value. DSL service is transmitted via phone lines, and comes from companies such as Verizon High Speed Internet that own copper phone lines. Compared to other copper-based networks, the twisted and bundled copper makeup of phone lines has slightly less bandwidth than more modern techs like cable and several times less than fiber.
Spectrum is the most likely provider in Grand Island. near one hundred percent of Grand Island census blocks can get access to them. Viasat Internet is the most likely followup choice, providing virtually one hundred percent of the area with Satellite service. Viasat's fastest package in Grand Island is 100 Mbps.
The information listed here is sourced via provider coverage reports, and is confirmed with private databases and direct provider reporting to create more detailed listings than governmental websites. Information on speed and pricing of specific Internet plans is sourced through our research team, who gather thousands of plans each year.
On the whole, the amount of ISPs in Grand Island isn't strong (2 providers available per census block). 2 companies per address isn't much, but it's enough to drive competition on price and service quality, which is good for consumers in well-wired neighborhoods.
- There are 12 internet providers in Grand Island with 5 of those offering residential service
- Grand Island is the 672nd most connected city in New York behind Buffalo, Tonawanda, Niagara Falls, Sanborn, and North Tonawanda.
- The fastest zip code in Grand Island for April 2021 is 14072. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
1.6% of consumers in Grand Island300 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 Grand Island, New York
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|Mohawk Networks||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Grand Island, New York
- Spectrum - Cable - 100.0% Availability in Grand Island - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Mohawk Networks - Fiber - 1.8% Availability in Grand Island - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Grand Island - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Grand Island - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 Grand Island
|Mohawk Networks||Fiber||1.8%+||100 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Cable||100%||1,000 Mbps|
|Transwave Communications Systems||Fixed Wireless||100%||50 Mbps|
|Verizon Business||Copper||7.9%+||1.5 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Fiber||4.8%+||940 Mbps|
|Mohawk Networks||Fiber||0.8%+||100 Mbps|
Compare Grand Island to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Grand Island||208.9 Mbps||5||$0.97 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +206.5 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.54 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( -90 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( -92.7 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( -81.5 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( -81.3 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|