Internet Providers in Putnam Valley, New York

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Residential Internet Statistics for Putnam Valley, NY
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 131.49 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.62%

Internet Access in Putnam Valley, New York

The average address in Putnam Valley is serviceable by 3-4 Internet providers This is a lot of choice contrasted with similar-sized cities. Competition of more than two providers in a city is correlated with better regional pricing.

The data on this page comes via FCC reports specific to Putnam Valley, and is enhanced with privatized databases to provide more detailed resources than governmental websites. Speed and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points annually. We've gathered 291 Putnam Valley Internet plans since 2014. There are 48 Internet packages currently active.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the largest coverage area in Putnam Valley. close to one hundred percent of Putnam Valley census blocks can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is the most likely second choice, with coverage in close to one hundred percent of the area with Satellite service. The fastest package listed by HughesNet for Putnam Valley is 25 Mbps.

Verizon High Speed Internet is a common second choice to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet). They offer 92 percent availability and a top download speed of 15 Mbps. There are 2 providers in the area marketing enterprise and business subscriptions such as SD-WAN and MPLS. We list all providers with explicit business packages advertised on their website, although some can connect both home and business broadband.

The takeaway here is that Putnam Valley's broadband Internet infrastructure follows a similar pattern to other New York communities: wide coverage of cable and DSL service, but limited choice since most houses are stuck with only one company for subscribing to either Internet service. This pattern has a logical cause. Internet providers were started pre-Internet as television and landline phone companies, and use existing wired networks for delivering broadband Internet services. Fiber Internet has been expanding as an alternative, and while some "Fiber" plans aren't actually "Fiber to the Home" connections, 54.43 percent of Putnam Valley has coverage by fiber that reaches to a box near the property line.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Putnam Valley, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Optimum by Altice 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Putnam Valley, New York

  • Optimum by Altice - 89.9% Availability in Putnam Valley - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 18.6% Availability in Putnam Valley - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Putnam Valley - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Putnam Valley - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Putnam Valley

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Putnam Valley is the 468th most connected city in New York ahead of Lake Peekskill, but behind Cortlandt Manor, Shrub Oak, Garrison, and Mohegan Lake.

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

Approximately 600 people in Putnam 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: 54% of people living in Putnam Valley 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.

Approximately 96% of Putnam Valley 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.

As of this month, 10579 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Putnam Valley.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Putnam County, approximately 1,000 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 Caps Around Putnam Valley

Data collected by our market researchers suggests that some of the top providers in Putnam Valley currently place some sort of limit on streaming for their home Internet connections. Data caps are disliked because customers view them as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting", while providers maintain that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the culprit is the same: over-the-top streaming, which easily eats up one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Putnam Valley

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Optimum by Altice Cable 89.9%+ 940 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 18.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Optimum Business Cable 92.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 22.7%+ 987 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 3.6%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Putnam Valley to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Putnam Valley 131.5 Mbps 7 $0.31 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +217.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( -24.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( -31.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( -19.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( -16.2 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )