Internet Service Providers in Macedon, New York

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Residential Internet Statistics for Macedon, NY
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 59.51 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.07%

Internet Access in Macedon, New York

Government-sourced Form 477 data is the primary source of Macedon-area Internet availability data listed on this page. To date, we've processed 2,638 rows of governmental and private data catalogues about broadband availability within Macedon. Our download average analysis comes from speed test data. As a rule, speed test datasets are a rough indication of broadband quality, not neccessarily an exact representation of exact speeds available at residences in Macedon.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most common choice in Macedon. practically one hundred percent of Macedon census blocks can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common option in the area, serving close to one hundred percent of local addresses with Satellite service. HughesNet's strongest plan for Macedon is 25 megabits per second.

The average Macedon household will have 3-4 providers at their address, or precisely 3.48 providers in each census block. Only 9.94 percent of the Macedon population are limited to one option for home Internet service.

Looking at network technologies installed in the area, we see that the most prevalent physical wire broadband technology types are Cable and DSL, with close to one hundred percent and 82.69% respectively. TV providers are where customers look for cable home Internet, seeing as they can re-purpose existing TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect subscribers to the Internet. Cable can often make sense for Macedon residents due to the strong speeds in an attainable price range. DSL Internet service is delivered via twisted copper telephone wires by corporations such as Verizon High Speed Internet that have existing phone networks. Compared to other copper-based networks, the twisted copper bundle construction seen in phone lines has a lower bandwidth ceiling compared to newer wire types such as cable and fiber.

While the main ISPs are Viasat and HughesNet, Spectrum is also in Macedon with Cable service for near one hundred percent of residents and a recorded top speed of 940 Mbps. Plans from brands such as NYSYS airAccess can connect their subscribers to as much as 6 Mbps using wireless links. There are 4 providers in Macedon offering specialized enterprise-level services like MPLS. See the interactive map below to compare broadband coverage at a granular level, and check the "Download Speeds" tab to see how local ISPs compare in speed tests.

  • There are 14 internet providers in Macedon with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Macedon is the 534th most connected city in New York ahead of Farmington, Walworth, Manchester, and Palmyra, but behind Fairport.
  • The fastest zip code in Macedon for February 2021 is 14502. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Macedon, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Macedon, New York

  • Spectrum - 99.9% Availability in Macedon - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Frontier - 16.5% Availability in Macedon - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Macedon - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Macedon - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Macedon

Macedon Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Macedon is the 534th most connected city in New York ahead of Farmington, Walworth, Manchester, and Palmyra, but behind Fairport.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Wayne 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.

Approximately 90% of Macedon 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, 14502 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Macedon.

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

In Wayne County, approximately 5,000 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 Macedon

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 99.9%+ 940 Mbps
NYSYS airAccess Fixed Wireless 66.5%+ 6 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 16.5%+ 115 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable and Fiber 100% 940 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 17.6%+ 115 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 4.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 4.1%+ 1.5 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 2.9%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Macedon to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Macedon 59.5 Mbps 7 $0.67 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +289.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +47.6 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +40.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +52.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +55.8 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )