Internet Providers in Melville, NY

Residential Internet Statistics for Melville, NY
Internet Service Providers: 6
Plans Start From: $19.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Melville, New York:

Showing 1 to 8 Providers

  • 1. Optimum by Altice
    99.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.2% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    97% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    97% 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. Optimum by Altice
    3.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    3.9% Available
  • 6. 6. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    15.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    15.2% Available
  • 7. 7. EarthLink 5G Home Internet
    15.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    15.2% Available
  • 8. 8. BarrierFree
    21.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    21.8% Available
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Internet Access in Melville, New York

Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Melville. HughesNet is also widely available.

Optimum by Altice and Verizon can also provide Internet service in Melville, with shared coverage areas in some parts of town.

2 Internet options per address isn't a strong amount of competition, but it's sufficient to reduce pricing in Melville blocks with provider overlap. Choice often varies depending on neighborhood, as illustrated in the map below.

As might be expected with cities with Melville's density of broadband service competitiveness, the weighted average speeds recorded within city limits fall somewhat short of the state average. (87.64 Mbps, as opposed to New York's 285.91 Mbps average in the past twelve months.)

The broadband coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from government data from the FCC and privatized data collected directly from industry sources. Averaged statistics about speed data comes primarily from M-Labs, which is a speed test tool integrated into BroadbandNow and Google and Chrome queries. The BroadbandNow researchers have manually sourced pricing for 361 broadband deals within the Melville market as of 2022.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Melville, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.2%
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 3.9%
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 15.2%
EarthLink 5G Home Internet 100 Mbps 5G Internet 1m 21s 15.2%

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200 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.

Melville is the 5th most connected city in New York ahead of Farmingdale, Woodbury, Old Bethpage, Plainview, and Wyandanch.

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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.

Fiber Availability: 97% of people living in Melville have residential fiber service available to them.

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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 Melville 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 Melville

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Compare Melville to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Melville 87.6 Mbps 10 $0.51 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +494.1 Mbps ) 22 ( +12 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +85.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +112.1 Mbps ) 20 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +114.6 Mbps ) 27 ( +17 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +108.9 Mbps ) 11 ( +1 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )