Internet Providers in Oswegatchie, NY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Oswegatchie, NY
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 3
Fastest Speed Available: 100 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $88.85

Internet Access in Oswegatchie, New York

As is common for more sparsely populated areas such as Oswegatchie, fixed microwave Internet and mobile LTE-type Internet services are the primary broadband option. FCC records indicate essentially zerohardwired broadband Internet access for residential customers. That said, fixed wireless Internet is a decent replacement available to 39.53 percent of local census blocks.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the largest coverage area for Oswegatchie residents. close to one hundred percent of the Oswegatchie area can receive access to them. HughesNet is also a common choice in the area, with coverage in near one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's strongest package in Oswegatchie is 25 megabits per second.

The Internet access information on this page comes from FCC filings specific to Oswegatchie. Then, it's enhanced against privatized data sources to create more accurate resources than is available from the FCC directly. Address availability data isn't available for all providers. Speed and pricing data is generated by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points annually.

100 percent of households (400 residents total) have only one option for home residential broadband.

Outside of the Internet options listed above, Slic Network Solutions is another option to consider. They have coverage in 95 percent of Oswegatchie. Fixed wireless providers like King Street Wireless are sometimes a good choice. However, the main wired providers usually offer a stronger deal so far as performance and price.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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 Oswegatchie, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Slic Network Solutions 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Oswegatchie, New York

  • Slic Network Solutions - Fiber - 95.6% Availability in Oswegatchie - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Oswegatchie - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Oswegatchie - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Oswegatchie

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Oswegatchie is the 1,393rd most connected city in New York behind Colton, Harrisville, Gouverneur, Hermon, and Croghan.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 3,000 people in St. Lawrence 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: 96% of people living in Oswegatchie 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.

In St. Lawrence County, approximately 6,000 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 and Cord Cutting in Oswegatchie

Data collected by our research team shows that some of the top ISPs in the area currently use data caps for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue because consumers see them as a tactic to stop "cord cutting", while providers maintain caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. In either case, the culprit is streaming services, which easily eats up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Oswegatchie

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Slic Network Solutions Fiber 95.6%+ 100 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 39.5%+ 1.0 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps

Compare Oswegatchie to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Oswegatchie 12.4 Mbps 4 $3.21 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +403 Mbps ) 14 ( +10 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +106.5 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +103.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +115 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +115.2 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )