Internet Providers in Raquette Lake, NY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Raquette Lake, NY
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $61.32

Internet Access in Raquette Lake, New York

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the strongest coverage footprint in Raquette Lake. HughesNet is also widely available.

Frontier Communications is another common Internet option for Raquette Lake. They offer primarily DSL service available to 66 percent of Raquette Lake.

Being limited to only one Internet provider isn't an issue for Raquette Lake residents, since there are no wired broadband Internet providers to speak of. (Defined as wired service offering speeds meeting the FCC 25 Mbps and 3 Mbps upload performance benchmark.)

DSL providers like Frontier Communications deliver broadband service via phone lines on utility poles, which is why it is purchased through telecom companies that historically offered phone plans. DSL network technology is available to 66.67 percent of addresses in Raquette Lake. You can refer to the graphs below for insights into how the promised download speeds align with actual performance.

The broadband coverage statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of public government data from the FCC and private data we source directly from telecoms, or via private third parties. Averaged statistics about speed and performance averages comes from M-Labs, the speed test tool integrated into BroadbandNow and Google and Chrome queries. Our research team has hand-filed price on 156 Internet deals in the Raquette Lake market as of 2021.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Raquette Lake, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Raquette Lake, New York

  • Frontier - DSL - 66.7% Availability in Raquette Lake - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 23.2% Availability in Raquette Lake - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Raquette Lake - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Raquette Lake - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Raquette Lake

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Raquette Lake is the 1,280th most connected city in New York ahead of Croghan, but behind Colton, Tupper Lake, North Creek, and Glenfield.

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

Approximately 400 people in Hamilton 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.

Approximately 23% of Raquette Lake 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.

In Hamilton County, approximately 3,000 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 Video Streaming Around Raquette Lake

Data from our researchers shows that many of the top providers place some sort of limit on streaming for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are disliked because customers see them as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting", while providers maintain that they are a necessary strategy for managing heavy network traffic. Either way, the culprit is video streaming, which can use 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Raquette Lake

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Frontier Communications DSL 66.7%+ 115 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 23.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 64.0%+ 940 Mbps