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Internet Providers in Hammondsport, New York
Residential Internet Statistics for Hammondsport, NY
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$62.82|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Hammondsport, New York:
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Internet Access in Hammondsport, New York
Data here is based on biannual FCC broadband coverage filings. Our data also includes direct provider coverage reports and other private datasets to further validate that information, down to the census block level. Plan and pricing information shown here is collected manually by our data science division. We've analyzed and verified 210 bundled broadband plans in Hammondsport. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 60 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.
The average Hammondsport household has 2-3 Internet providers to choose from. This is a good amount of market competition. It means most residents have at least two companies competing on prices at a given address. This choice isn't universal, though. even in 2021, a surprising 16.14 of the local population still has only one option for broadband access.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most common Internet options in Hammondsport.
Spectrum is another commonly available broadband option in Hammondsport, offering Cable connections with coverage in 83 percent of the area. NYSYS airAccess offers an alternative wireless service worth noting for 60 percent of the local area, although it has to have roof access or line of site with a NYSYS airAccess tower or access point.
So, looking at the big picture, Hammondsport's broadband situation follows a similar pattern to other New York communities: strong coverage of cable and DSL Internet service, with the caveat that most houses are stuck with only one company for subscribing to either type of service. This pattern is normal because Broadband Internet providers have their roots as cable television and telephone companies. So, they can use these existing wired networks for delivering Internet bundles.
Internet Statistics 2021
16.1% of consumers in Hammondsport400 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 Hammondsport, New York
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Empire Access||1,000 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||8s||34.1%|
|Empire Telephone||1,000 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||8s||24.9%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||62.8%|
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
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 Hammondsport
Data collected by our market researchers suggests that top providers place some sort of limit on streaming for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since users see caps as a tactic for limiting video streaming. Providers maintain that they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the issue is streaming services, which can consume one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Hammondsport to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Hammondsport||69.8 Mbps||9||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +464.6 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +79 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +90.8 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +99.7 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +92.3 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|