Internet Providers in Houghton, NY

Residential Internet Statistics for Houghton, NY
Internet Service Providers: 6
Plans Start From: $29.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Houghton, New York:

Showing 1 to 8 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    83.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    83.8% Available
  • 2. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    71.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    71.6% Available
  • 3. Frontier
    94.9% Available
    Call For Speed Availability: (855) 915-4111
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    94.9% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. Southern Tier Wireless
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 7. 7. Armstrong
    90.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    90.7% Available
  • 8. 8. Win Win Wireless
    33% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    33% Available
1 Business internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Houghton. See All

Quick Links:

Looking for internet plans in your area?

Internet Access in Houghton, New York

Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Houghton. HughesNet is also widely available.

Broadband competition available for Houghton is high, with most households having 3 providers available to them. This choice isn't distributed equally, however — a notable 9.22 percent of the population are still limited to one option for broadband services.

In terms of network types, Houghton residents have multiple broadband options options including fiber, cable, and/or DSL. Fiber is available to 90.74 percent of local addresses. Cable, meanwhile, is available to 83.76 percent of area residents. DSL can be accessed by 91.26 percent of the local population.

Keep in mind that since FCC data is only processed twice annually and only made public 6+ months after that, provider availability shown below might not include the most recent network upgrades or regional changes.

Outside of the Internet options detailed above, Frontier Communications provides a third choice for wired broadband in 94 percent of the Houghton area. Wireless providers such as Southern Tier Wireless and satellite Internet providers including are worth looking at. However, the main wired options are usually a better deal so far as performance and pricing.

Are you a journalist or researcher writing about this topic?

Contact us and we'll connect you with a broadband market expert on our team who can provide insights and data to support your work.

Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Houghton, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Armstrong 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 90.7%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 83.8%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 71.6%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL -- 94.9%
100 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

Reference

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Houghton is the 787th most connected city in New York ahead of Friendship and Belfast, but behind Freedom, Fillmore, and Bliss.

Reference

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Allegany 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: 91% of people living in Houghton 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 91% of Houghton 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 Allegany County, approximately 5,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

Reference

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 Houghton

Houghton Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
Click here to initialize interactive map

Compare Houghton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Houghton 24.4 Mbps 10 $0.72 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +557.3 Mbps ) 22 ( +12 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +148.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +175.3 Mbps ) 20 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +177.8 Mbps ) 27 ( +17 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +172.1 Mbps ) 11 ( +1 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )