Internet Providers in Hector, New York

Residential Internet Statistics for Hector, NY
Internet Service Providers: 7
Plans Start From: $35
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Hector, New York:

Showing 1 to 9 Providers

  • 1. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    55.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    55.1% Available
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. EarthLink 5G Home Internet
    55.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    55.1% Available
  • 5. 5. Empire Telephone
    95.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    95.3% Available
  • 6. 6. Empire Access
    72.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    72.6% Available
  • 7. 7. Haefele Connect
    67.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *250 Mbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    67.3% Available
  • 8. 8. NYSYS airAccess
    16.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *6 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    16.2% Available
  • 9. 9. OTTC
    4.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    4.7% Available
  • 1. Haefele Connect
    42.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *125 Mbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    42.4% Available
  • 2. Empire Access
    65.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    65.4% Available
  • 3. FirstLight
    10.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    10.6% Available

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Internet Access in Hector, New York

Information on this page is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage reporting. We leverage direct reporting from providers to further validate the information. Plane and pricing information is gathered manually through our data team. We have collected and verified 98 bundled broadband plans in Hector in the past few years. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 2 records as of 2022. 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.

cable and fiber are the biggest network options in the Hector area. Fiber Internet providers will usually reach a fiber cable the full distance to a subscriber location. In some areas the fiber line might switch over to a coax wireat a fiber terminal in the street outside. Cable, meanwhile, uses coaxial cable TV lines for the "last mile" stretch near subscribers, only using fiber-optic for data transit over long distances. [1]

Empire Telephone as well as Empire Access can also provide Internet service in Hector, often competing for the same customers.

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

View our maps on this page to see broadband provider competition across parts of Hector at the census block level. Our latest data suggests that the average census block has 4.25 or more serviceable Internet providers.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Hector, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Empire Telephone 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s 95.3%
Empire Access 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s 72.6%
Ontario & Trumansburg Telephone Companies 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 4.7%
Haefele Connect 250 Mbps Cable 32s 67.3%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 55.1%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
EarthLink 5G Home Internet 100 Mbps 5G Internet 1m 21s 55.1%
Hector is the 122nd most connected city in New York ahead of Trumansburg, Watkins Glen, Interlaken, and Dundee, but behind Burdett.

Reference

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

Approximately 400 people in Schuyler County don't have access to any wired internet.

Reference

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 98% of people living in Hector have residential fiber service available to them.

Reference

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 Hector residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

Reference

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Schuyler County, approximately 1,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Map of ISPs in Hector

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Compare Hector to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Hector 78.8 Mbps 13 $0.82 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +502.9 Mbps ) 22 ( +9 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +94 Mbps ) 21 ( +8 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +120.9 Mbps ) 20 ( +7 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +123.4 Mbps ) 27 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +117.7 Mbps ) 11 ( -2 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )