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Internet Providers in Patchogue, New York
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Internet Access in Patchogue, New York
3 Internet providers can provide service to the average Patchogue location. In context, this is a high amount of choice in comparison to other communities. Competition often results in better pricing.
The data on this page comes via FCC filings. Then, it's against privatized data sources and direct provider reporting to provide more useful listings than is available from the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is generated thanks to our research and analysis team, who gather tens of thousands of data points each year.
Viasat Internet has the widest availability in Patchogue. virtually one hundred percent of the Patchogue area can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common choice, with coverage in close to one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite broadband service. HughesNet's strongest package for Patchogue is 25 megabits per second download.
Optimum by Altice provides a common second choice to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet), serving Patchogue with 98 percent availability and a maximum download speed of 1,000 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only option for Internet access for residents of Patchogue. fixed wireless providers such as BarrierFree are able to achieve 0 Mbps using wireless links. There are also 4 companies in city limits selling specialized enterprise and business subscriptions such as point-to-point connectivity and MPLS. BroadbandNow includes every provider with business services online, although some sell both residential and business-class broadband.
So, looking at the big picture, Patchogue's broadband Internet infrastructure follows a similar pattern to other US cities and towns: wide availability of bundled cable and DSL Internet service, with the problem being that most houses or apartments are limited to only one provider for either Internet service. The cable/DSL pattern has a logical cause. Internet providers have their roots as TV and telephone companies. So, they use these pre-existing networks on telephone poles for delivering Internet bundles.
- There are 13 internet providers in Patchogue with 6 of those offering residential service
- Patchogue is the 401st most connected city in New York ahead of Bellport and Blue Point, but behind Bayport, Holtsville, and Holbrook.
- Explore internet access for communities within Patchogue: East Patchogue
- The fastest zip code in Patchogue for July 2021 is 11772. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
3.1% of consumers in Patchogue1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Patchogue, New York
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Optimum by Altice||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||98.4%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 Patchogue
Data collected by our market research team suggests that top ISPs use data caps on home broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue because consumers view them as a tactic to stop streaming services. Providers maintain they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the problem is video streaming, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Internet access in Patchogue neighborhoods
Broadband information in Patchogue can be found in these neighborhoods: East Patchogue.
Compare Patchogue to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Patchogue||210.2 Mbps||6||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +324.2 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -61.4 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -49.6 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -40.7 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -48.1 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|