Internet Providers in Oakfield, New York
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Residential Internet Statistics for Oakfield, NY
|Wired Internet Providers:||3|
|Average Speed Test Result:||63.91 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||940 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||5.74%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Oakfield, New York
Internet Access in Oakfield, New York
FCC data shows two main Internet service types in Oakfield — cable (94.26% coverage) and DSL (98.18% coverage). Coaxial cable broadband service is generally provided by traditional cable TV companies using copper coaxial television cables mounted on telephone poles. DSL, similarly, is delivered over twisted copper phone wires. Most Oakfield census blocks can access both coaxial cable and/or DSL service from at least two telecom companies.
The packages displayed on this page are manually collected by our data science and research team. The 27 packages displayed are the most recent of 169 packages we've seen in Oakfield to date.
2 Internet choices per address is a low level of competition, but it's enough to reduce pricing in neighborhoods where providers overlap. As you can see in the map below, choice may vary depending on location.
Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As residents might predict, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Oakfield.
Besides the Internet options listed above, Verizon High Speed Internet is another option to consider. They have coverage in 98 percent of the Oakfield area.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Oakfield, New York
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Empire Telephone||25 Mbps||DSL||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Oakfield, New York
- Spectrum - 94.3% Availability in Oakfield - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- Empire Telephone - 1.8% Availability in Oakfield - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Oakfield - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Oakfield - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Caps and Cord Cutting in Oakfield
Data collected by our research team suggests that many of the top ISPs in the area currently use data caps for their home Internet plans. Data caps are controversial because consumers view caps as a tactic to stop streaming services. Providers explain caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the culprit is the same: streaming video, which easily uses one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Oakfield
|Empire Telephone||DSL||1.8%+||25 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Cable and Fiber||96.3%+||940 Mbps|
|Transwave Communications Systems||Fixed Wireless||32.2%+||50 Mbps|
|Verizon Business||Copper||0.0%+||1.5 Mbps|
Compare Oakfield to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Oakfield||63.9 Mbps||6||$0.67 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +285.2 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.46 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +43.2 Mbps )||18 ( +12 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +35.8 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +47.8 Mbps )||21 ( +15 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +51.4 Mbps )||9 ( +3 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|