Internet Providers in Moriches, NY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Moriches, NY
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $67

Internet Access in Moriches, New York

Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Moriches. HughesNet is also a common option.

Since FCC data is only collected biannually and only released six months after, availability shown here may not be complete. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this problem.

At the census block level, competition between Internet providers averages to 1.98 per residence.

Optimum by Altice is another commonly available broadband option in Moriches, offering Cable connections in practically one hundred percent of the area.

In summary, Moriches's broadband Internet infrastructure follows a similar pattern to other New York cities and towns: strong coverage for cable and DSL, with the catch that the majority of residences are stuck with one company for subscribing to either Internet service. The cable/DSL pattern is normal because Internet providers are former cable television and telephone companies. So, they already own pre-existing wired networks to deliver broadband service. The area's average download speed is 32.31 percent higher than the New York average across all cities. View the speed test data below for information about how major local providers compare long term.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Moriches, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.9%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Moriches

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Moriches is the 240th most connected city in New York ahead of East Moriches, Shirley, Center Moriches, Mastic, and Mastic Beach.

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.

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

Approximately 98% of Moriches 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.

In Suffolk County, approximately 17,000 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 Around Moriches

Data collected by our market researchers suggests that popular providers in the area place some sort of limit on streaming for their home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked because customers see them as a strategy for limiting video streaming. Providers maintain data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming, which easily uses 1–7GB/hr.

Compare Moriches to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Moriches 362.9 Mbps 4 $1.02 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +171.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( -214.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( -202.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( -193.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( -200.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )