Internet Providers in Lake Grove, NY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Lake Grove, NY
Internet Providers: 15
Internet Plans: 11
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $57.72

Internet Access in Lake Grove, New York

Lake Grove features a total of 7 Internet providers with home service, and a total of 18 including specialized smb, enterprise, and mobile providers like GTT Communications and Verizon Business. (Some may be "doubles" as many companies list home and enterprise service under separate branches.)

Taking a look now at network technology in use around the Lake Grove area, we see that the most common wired Internet tech infrastructures are Fiber (95.14 percent coverage) and Cable (98.17 percent coverage). Cable is sold by residential television corporations, who use already-built coaxial cable TV networks. Cable can often make sense for Lake Grove residents due to the strong mix of speed and value. Fiber uses more modern Fiber-optical lines composed of dense glass or plastic strands which transmit binary data as light. Some fiber connections switch to to copper cables once in the "last mile." Copper-based last mile connections slow speeds, but they are almost always faster than cable/DSL.

So far as coverage options, the average Lake Grove building has 3-4 providers serving their address. Still, 1.91 percent of Lake Grove residents have one or fewer options for residential broadband.

The data listed here is primarily sourced from FCC filings, and is confirmed using privatized data sources to output more granular results than governmental websites. Speed and pricing data is generated by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points each year.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option overall, with coverage for close to one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, is available to practically one hundred percent of the population. The fastest download speed recorded for Viasat is up to 35 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised up to 25 Mbps. As a rule, any speed over 10 megabits per second (Mbps) is sufficient to view lower-quality videos over WiFi. However, it may become problematic for large households or high-bandwidth services like video chat and multiplayer gaming. You can explore our availability maps on this page to see broadband options down to the census block level.

  • There are 15 internet providers in Lake Grove with 7 of those offering residential service
  • Lake Grove is the 104th most connected city in New York ahead of Nesconset, Stony Brook, Centereach, and Saint James, but behind Ronkonkoma.
  • The fastest zip code in Lake Grove for April 2021 is 11755. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021



Lake-Grove, NY

200 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 Lake Grove, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Lake Grove, New York

  • Optimum by Altice - Cable - 98.2% Availability in Lake Grove - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Optimum by Altice - Fiber - 3.3% Availability in Lake Grove - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Lake Grove - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Lake Grove - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lake Grove

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Lake Grove is the 104th most connected city in New York ahead of Nesconset, Stony Brook, Centereach, and Saint James, but behind Ronkonkoma.

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

Approximately 10,000 people in Suffolk 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: 95% of people living in Lake Grove 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 98% of Lake Grove 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.

As of this month, 11755 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Lake Grove.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Suffolk County, approximately 17,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Lake Grove

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Optimum by Altice Cable 98.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
BarrierFree Fixed Wireless 43.7%+ 25 Mbps
Optimum by Altice Fiber 3.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
BarrierFree Fixed Wireless 48.8%+ 20 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 44.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 9.1%+ 6 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 6.9%+ 50 Mbps
Optimum Business Fiber 6.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Altice Business Fiber 5.6%+ 10,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Copper 4.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 1.3%+ 100 Mbps

Compare Lake Grove to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Lake Grove 109.4 Mbps 7 $0.65 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +306 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +9.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +6.8 Mbps ) 14 ( +7 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +18 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +18.2 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )