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Internet Providers in Massapequa Park, New York
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Internet Access in Massapequa Park, New York
There are 5 broadband providers in the Massapequa Park area offering home service. If you include business Internet, there are 12 companies available locally, like Altice Business and Crown Castle Fiber.
Viasat Internet has the largest coverage area in Massapequa Park. practically one hundred percent of Massapequa Park census blocks can receive access to them. HughesNet is also a common option in the area, with coverage in practically one hundred percent of Massapequa Park with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest package in Massapequa Park is 25 megabits per second download.
The information on this page comes via provider coverage reports. Data is validated using privatized databases and direct provider reporting to create more useful results than is available from the FCC directly. Data on pricing and speeds of specific Internet plans is generated by our research and analysis team, who collect thousands of plans every year. There are a total of 241 Internet plans in Massapequa Park from 2014 to the present, with 37 Internet or bundled plans currently on the market.
When we're looking at network technology available the area, the most widespread hardwired broadband connection infrastructures are Cable and Fiber, with 99.31% and virtually one hundred percent respectively. Regular cable TV companies are the main source for cable Internet, seeing as they can leverage their existing TV wires — which already connect to most homes — to connect customers to Internet service. Cable often makes sense for local residents due to the strong speeds in an attainable price range. Fiber technology is built on newer Fiber-optical cables composed of densely packed glass strands that transmit binary data using light. Some fiber connections switch to to copper connections in the "last mile." As a result, some fiber connections might not offer "gigabit" speeds.
Overall, the competition between Internet providers in Massapequa Park isn't high (2.75 providers available per census block). It isn't much, yet it's enough to drive competition on price and service quality, which benefits consumer living in better connected parts of the city.
- There are 12 internet providers in Massapequa Park with 5 of those offering residential service
- Massapequa Park is the 291st most connected city in New York behind Farmingdale, Amityville, Copiague, Massapequa, and Seaford.
- The fastest zip code in Massapequa Park for July 2021 is 11762. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
0.7% of consumers in Massapequa Park100 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 Massapequa Park, New York
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Optimum by Altice||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||99.3%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Massapequa Park
Data collected by our market researchers suggests that many of the common providers place some sort of limit on streaming on residential broadband plans. Data caps are a public issue since consumers view caps as a strategy to limit "cord cutting". Providers maintain that they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. Either way, the culprit is video streaming, which can use anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.
Compare Massapequa Park to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Massapequa Park||61.4 Mbps||5||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +473 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +87.4 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +99.2 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +108.1 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +100.7 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.66 ( + $0.00 )|