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Internet Providers in Plymouth, New York
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Internet Access in Plymouth, New York
Information here is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual provider territory reports. We leverage direct provider coverage reports to validate the information, down to the census block level. Plan, pricing, and other data is collected by our market research division. We have found and verified 190 bundled Internet plans in Plymouth. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 1,384 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
Viasat Internet has the widest availability in Plymouth. near one hundred percent of Plymouth census blocks can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common choice, serving near one hundred percent of the area with Satellite service. The fastest Internet plan advertised by HughesNet in Plymouth is 25 megabits per second.
Frontier Communications is a common second choice to the primary providers, serving Plymouth with a maximum download speed of 24 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only way to get Internet service for residents of Plymouth. fixed wireless providers such as Greenlight Networks are able to offer 3 Mbps using wireless technology.
Considering network tech installed in Plymouth, we see that the most frequently available physical wire broadband Internet tech types are Cable and DSL, with 68.69% and 88.86% respectively. TV companies are the main source for cable Internet and Wifi service, because they can utilize their existing coaxial TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect subscribers to Internet service. Plymouth subscribers to cable companies such as Spectrum often select cable thanks to the combination of low prices for decent speeds. (At least, compared to DSL.) DSL service is delivered by telephone wires on utility poles by service providers such as Frontier Communications that build or own copper phone lines. DSL is outperformed by all major wired Internet services.
For more info, explore the map below and use the zoom tools to navigate. You'll find that the average amount of market availability is 1.79 service providers in each census block. This low amount of competition leaves 40.06% of residents with only one option.
Internet Statistics 2021
40.1% of consumers in Plymouth200 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 Plymouth, New York
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||88.9%|
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 in Plymouth
Data collected by our research team suggests that top ISPs in the area place some sort of limit on streaming for their home Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue because users see them as a tactic for limiting streaming. Providers insist data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network traffic. In either case, the problem is over-the-top streaming services, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Plymouth to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Plymouth||3.1 Mbps||5||$0.84 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +531.3 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +145.7 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +157.5 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +166.4 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +159 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|