Internet Providers in Medford, NY

Residential Internet Statistics for Medford, NY
Internet Service Providers: 6
Plans Start From: $31
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Medford, New York:

Showing 1 to 8 Providers

  • 1. Optimum by Altice
    99.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.6% Available
  • 2. Verizon High Speed Internet
    96.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    96.5% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. Verizon
    2.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    2.2% Available
  • 6. 6. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    27.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    27.3% Available
  • 7. 7. BarrierFree
    27.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    27.3% Available
  • 8. 8. Consolidated
    2.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    2.3% Available
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Internet Access in Medford, New York

According to our most recent availabliity data, the Medford area has two widely available Internet options: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider. Their network has speeds up to 35 Mbps and coverage in near one hundred percent of the local area. HughesNet offers Satellite, with coverage for close to one hundred percent of the area and advertise downstream speeds of 25 Mbps.

Cable and DSL are the main broadband network options in the Medford area. They are fighting for the same potential customers at most addresses and competing on service quality. Coaxial cable speed is usually better and more robust. That said, overall performance we've recorded with either network type are comparable and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block depending on the network infrastructure in that neighborhood.

2-3 Internet options for each block is a low amount of broadband competition, but it's enough to reduce pricing in neighborhoods with provider overlap. As you can see in the interactive map below, availability can vary from neighborhood.

Optimum by Altice and Verizon High Speed Internet also offer coverage in Medford, often competing for the same customers.

The coverage data here comes from FCC reported data. ISPs in Medford are required to submit deployment data biannually. By using direct relationships with ISPs, BroadbandNow is able to validate this data in comparison to privatized data reported by telecoms directly. The speed averages shown on this page are calculated based on real-world speed tests from Medford. Other data and statistics shown below are based on NTIA andnational Census archives. Looking at pricing and fees data, our research team has processed 349 Internet packages in Medford over recent years, with 50 active.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Medford, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.6%
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s 2.3%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 27.3%
1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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

Medford is the 461st most connected city in New York ahead of Selden, but behind Yaphank, Holtsville, Farmingville, and Coram.

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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.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 96% of Medford residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Suffolk County, approximately 17,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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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 Medford

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Compare Medford to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Medford 235.2 Mbps 10 $0.71 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +346.5 Mbps ) 22 ( +12 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -62.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( -35.5 Mbps ) 20 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( -33 Mbps ) 27 ( +17 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( -38.7 Mbps ) 11 ( +1 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )