How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Scipio Center, New York
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Internet Access in Scipio Center, New York
Scipio Center has a total of 7 Internet providers marketing residential connections, and a total of 11 including specialized smb, enterprise, and mobile providers. (Take note that some may be "doubles" as many incumbent providers list home and business service under separate branches.)
Viasat Internet is the most likely option for Scipio Center residents. The provider is available to practically one hundred percent of Scipio Center addresses. HughesNet is the most likely followup choice, serving virtually one hundred percent of residents with Satellite broadband service. HughesNet's strongest plan in Scipio Center is 25 megabits per second download.
As of the latest FCC reporting, 96.1 percent of residents (1,000 residents total) have a single option for home broadband service.
When we're looking at network technology available within the Scipio Center area, the most common wired Internet technology types are Satellite (practically one hundred percent coverage) and Fiber (18.11 percent coverage). Fiber uses newer Fiber-optical cables composed of dense glass strands that transmit Internet data using light. Fiber network technology provides better speed, but sometimes switch over to slower copper wiring in the "last mile" near subscribers. Copper last mile connections downgrade performance, but are still usually faster than cable/DSL.
The broadband coverage statistics on the page below are drawn from a mix of public governmental data and private data we collect from providers. Averaged statistics regarding speed data is sourced primarily from M-Labs.  Our researchers have hand-sourced price and service data for 171 broadband packages in Scipio Center as of 2021.
Internet Statistics 2021
96.1% of consumers in Scipio Center1,000 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 Scipio Center, 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%|
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.
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 Scipio Center
Data from our researchers shows that top ISPs in the area currently place a limit on data use for their home Internet connections. Data caps are controversial because consumers see caps as a tactic to discourage "cord cutting". Providers maintain that caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the issue is video streaming, which easily eats up 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Scipio Center to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Scipio Center||90 Mbps||7||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +444.4 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +58.8 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +70.6 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +79.5 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +72.1 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|