Internet Providers in Merrick, NY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Merrick, NY
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $64.37

Internet Access in Merrick, New York

Merrick's broadband availability data on this page is based on FCC Form 477 data. Then, we ensure the data is verifiable against privatized lit address records. To date, we've processed 5,218 rows of governmental and privatized data catalogues on Internet availability within Merrick. Speed analysis is calculated from 15,670 public speed test recordings collected in a 12 month period.

The average Merrick household has around 2-3 Internet companies available. Averaged out across all blocks, there are exactly 2.63 providers for each location.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Merrick's most widely available wired Internet options.

Verizon Fios is another common broadband option in Merrick. They offer mainly Fiber service with coverage in close to one hundred percent of the area.

The big picture is that the most common Internet options within Merrick are Cable and Fiber. The coverage maps and speed test data below illustrate where the actual speed results differ between specific neighborhoods and providers in the area.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Merrick with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Merrick is the 269th most connected city in New York ahead of Baldwin, but behind Roosevelt, Wantagh, Bellmore, and Freeport.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Merrick: North Merrick
  • The fastest zip code in Merrick for July 2021 is 11566. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

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Merrick, NY

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 Merrick, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.6%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

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Merrick is the 269th most connected city in New York ahead of Baldwin, but behind Roosevelt, Wantagh, Bellmore, and Freeport.

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 Merrick 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 100% of Merrick 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, 11566 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Merrick.

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.

Internet access in Merrick neighborhoods

We've analyzed data about Internet access across the following neighborhoods within Merrick: North Merrick.

Compare Merrick to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Merrick 243.7 Mbps 5 $0.95 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +290.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( -94.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( -83.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( -74.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( -81.6 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )