Internet Providers in Hawthorne, NY

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

Internet Access in Hawthorne, New York

The averaged downstream rate (105.75 Mbps) clocks in behind New York's 181.86 Mbps average. On the positive side, residents have several wired Internet networks to choose from.

We should note here that since FCC data is currently tallied up twice annually and only made public six or more months after, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Hawthorne's primary wired broadband providers.

Verizon Fios is also a commonly available Internet choice in Hawthorne. They offer mainly Fiber service with coverage in 99 percent of the area.

On the whole, competition between providers in Hawthorne isn't strong (2.57 companies available in the average census block). 2-3 providers per address isn't much, but it's enough to drive competition on price, which is good for consumer living in well-wired neighborhoods.

Internet Statistics 2021



Hawthorne, NY

100 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 Hawthorne, 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 Hawthorne, New York

  • Optimum by Altice - Cable - 95.0% Availability in Hawthorne - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Hawthorne - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Hawthorne - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Hawthorne

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Hawthorne is the 40th most connected city in New York ahead of Thornwood, Briarcliff Manor, and Pleasantville, but behind Elmsford and Valhalla.

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 Hawthorne 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 97% of Hawthorne 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 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 and Cord Cutting in Hawthorne

Data collected by our researchers shows that popular providers in the area place some sort of limit on streaming on home Internet connections. Data caps are disliked because users view caps as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting". Providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming services, which can use one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Hawthorne

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Optimum by Altice Cable 95.0%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 87.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Altice Business Fiber 42.7%+ 10,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 12.2%+ 50 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 7.7%+ 100 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 3.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Cogent Communications Fiber 3.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
FirstLight Fiber 3.1%+ -- Mbps
Vocal IP Networx Copper 3.1%+ 3.0 Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 3.1%+ 6 Mbps
Atlantic Metro Fiber 3.1%+ -- Mbps

Compare Hawthorne to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Hawthorne 105.8 Mbps 5 $0.65 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +309.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +13.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +10.4 Mbps ) 14 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +21.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +21.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )