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Internet Providers in Homer, New York
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Internet Access in Homer, New York
Information shown on BroadbandNow is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual coverage filings. We also use direct provider reports and other privatized data to enhance the data on a census block level. Plan, pricing, and other data is aggregated by our research team. To date, we've found and verified 167 Internet plans in and near Homer since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 20 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.
Spectrum as well as Verizon High Speed Internet also have Internet service in Homer, with significant overlap in some streets.
DSL and cable are the two main broadband types in the Homer metro area, frequently overlapping and generally competing on service quality. Coaxial cable speed is generally better. That said, overall performance we've recorded with either type are similar.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.
To summarize, broadband access could stand improvement in Homer, but the average home still has 2 providers to choose from. Activate the map below to understand which streets have broadband competition. For the time being, a limited 900 Homer locals have access to one or fewer providers.
Internet Statistics 2021
13.7% of consumers in Homer900 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 Homer, New York
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Homer
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.
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 Video Streaming in Homer
Data collected by our market research team shows that many of the common providers in the area place a limit on streaming for their residential broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue because consumers view caps as a strategy to stop "cord cutting", while providers explain that data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the issue is the same: streaming services, which can use 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Homer to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Homer||14.3 Mbps||6||$0.24 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +531.3 Mbps )||19 ( +13 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +147 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.14 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +166.6 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +172.3 Mbps )||24 ( +18 )||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +164.8 Mbps )||9 ( +3 )||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|