Internet Providers in Massapequa Park, New York

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Residential Internet Statistics for Massapequa Park, NY
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 83.45 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 950 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.02%

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 (formerly Exede) 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 216 Internet plans in Massapequa Park from 2014 to the present, with 38 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 Fiber and Cable, with virtually one hundred percent and 99.38% 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 267th most connected city in New York behind Farmingdale, Amityville, Copiague, Massapequa, and Seaford.
  • The fastest zip code in Massapequa Park for February 2021 is 11762. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

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100 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
Optimum by Altice 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Massapequa Park, New York

  • Optimum by Altice - 99.4% Availability in Massapequa Park - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Massapequa Park - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Massapequa Park - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Massapequa Park

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Massapequa Park is the 267th most connected city in New York behind Farmingdale, Amityville, Copiague, Massapequa, and Seaford.

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

Approximately 9,000 people in Nassau 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: 100% of people living in Massapequa Park 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 99% of Massapequa Park 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, 11762 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Massapequa Park.

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

In Nassau County, approximately 12,000 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.

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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Massapequa Park

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Optimum by Altice Cable 99.4%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Optimum Business Cable 99.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 39.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 3.6%+ 1.5 Mbps
Altice Business Fiber 2.7%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Massapequa Park to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Massapequa Park 83.5 Mbps 5 $0.65 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +265.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +23.6 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +16.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +28.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +31.8 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )