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Internet Providers in Riverhead, New York
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Internet Access in Riverhead, New York
Cable lines and Fixed Wireless infrastructure are common wired broadband network types throughout Riverhead, with 91.41 percent and 33.67 percent coverage within city limits.
The packages displayed on this page are gathered manually through our data team. The 42 Internet plans shown above are the latest of 300 packages we've aggregated in Riverhead to date.
Verizon High Speed Internet as well as Optimum by Altice also offer Internet service in Riverhead, with significant overlap in some neighborhoods.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Riverhead.
To summarize, the diversity of options residents have for Internet in Riverhead is below average — most addresses in the area have around 1 provider. 3,000 of Riverhead residents have one of fewer options for broadband. This can be seen by exploring the interactive map below. (That's 13.06% of the population with only one way to get WiFi.) View the map below to observe how coverage varies in Riverhead.
Internet Statistics 2022
13.1% of consumers in Riverhead3,000 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 Riverhead, New York
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Optimum by Altice||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||91.4%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||33.7%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||33.7%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Riverhead
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.
Internet Service Coverage Surrounding Liu Riverhead
Students living within 2 miles of Liu Riverhead can expect to have a selection of 1 ISPs providers. As elsewhere in Riverhead, Viasat and HughesNet are the most prevalent options. Speed tests suggest that internet performance in the Liu Riverhead area is over 25 Mbps, with averages in the zip code around (261.93 Mbps as of our latest data.) This speed should be enough for students in Riverhead who need to watch high-definition video, share a connection with housemates, and etc. That said, since these averages are based on public speed test data, they often trend lower than actual top speeds available in an area. Use the zip search tool above to see the latest information on broadband internet options at a specific address.
Compare Riverhead to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Riverhead||261.9 Mbps||7||$0.40 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +283.7 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( -100.6 Mbps )||20 ( +13 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( -81 Mbps )||19 ( +12 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( -75.3 Mbps )||26 ( +19 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( -82.8 Mbps )||10 ( +3 )||$0.36 ( $0.00 )|