Internet Providers in Hempstead, New York
Residential Internet Statistics for Hempstead, NY
|Internet Service Providers:||3|
|Plans Start From:||$34.99|
|Top Download Speed:||1 Gbps|
|Fastest Connection Type:||Fiber|
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Internet Access in Hempstead, New York
Hempstead has 5 residential Internet Service Providers, or 13 when including business and mobile. There are 5 choices for wired Internet like DSL and cable.
Cable and DSL are the two main broadband technologies within the Hempstead area, frequently overlapping and generally competing with each other. Coaxial cable speed is generally better and more consistent, but the overall speeds of either type are similar and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block based on the network infrastructure in a given area.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Hempstead.
The plans displayed on this page are collected by hand by our data science team.
In summary, broadband access isn't perfect in Hempstead, but the average home still has at least 2-3 providers to choose from. Activate the interactive map below to understand which areas in Hempstead have broadband competition. For the time being, a relatively limited 3,000 Hempstead residents are limited to fewer than one providers for wired broadband.
- There are 13 internet providers in Hempstead with 5 of those offering residential service
- Hempstead is the 237th most connected city in New York ahead of Baldwin, but behind Uniondale, Garden City, Roosevelt, and West Hempstead.
- Explore internet access for communities within Hempstead: South Hempstead
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Hempstead, New York
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Optimum by Altice||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||94.8%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile 5G Home Internet||182 Mbps||5G Internet||45s||20.1%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
5.3% of consumers in Hempstead3,000 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.
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.
Map of ISPs in Hempstead
Compare Hempstead to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Hempstead||258.2 Mbps||7||$0.68 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||581.7 Mbps ( +323.5 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||172.8 Mbps ( -85.4 Mbps )||18 ( +11 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||199.7 Mbps ( -58.5 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||202.2 Mbps ( -56 Mbps )||24 ( +17 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||196.5 Mbps ( -61.7 Mbps )||10 ( +3 )||$0.37 ( $0.00 )|