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Internet Providers in Selkirk, New York
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Internet Access in Selkirk, New York
Information here is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual coverage reporting. BroadbandNow also uses direct provider reports to further validate and enhance that data. Plan and pricing data is collected by our research team. BroadbandNow has aggregated 327 Internet deals in Selkirk since 2014. Real-world speed test averages in Selkirk is currently based on the 3,348 speed tests analyzed in the listings below.
Spectrum is an second choice to the primary providers, serving Selkirk with 97 percent local coverage and a maximum speed of 940 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only choice for Internet service in Selkirk. fixed wireless companies such as Hudson Valley Wireless are able to deliver 25 Mbps using wireless links. Outside of residential Internet, there are also 5 providers within Selkirk marketing enterprise and business/smb technologies such as point-to-point connectivity and MPLS. BroadbandNow includes every provider with explicit business services advertised on their site, although some can connect both home and business broadband.
Taking a look at network tech installed Selkirk, we see that the most common hardwired broadband technology varieties are Cable and Fiber, with 97.75% and 82.39% respectively. Cable is sold by former cable TV operators, leveraging preexisting coaxial cable TV networks. Cable can often make sense for Selkirk residents due to the strong speeds in an attainable price range. Fiber is composed of newer fiber-optic lines made of densely packed glass or plastic strands which transmit binary data using light. Thanks largely to fiber, Internet speeds in Selkirk rank 18.80% higher than the state average in New York. Fiber provides stronger speeds and performance, although it may switch to slower copper wires in the "last mile" near a subscriber. As a result, some fiber connections might not offer "gigabit" performance.
Viasat Internet is the most widely available provider for Selkirk residents. close to one hundred percent of Selkirk census blocks can get Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common choice in the area, with coverage in near one hundred percent of residents with Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest package for Selkirk is 25 megabits per second.
Click around our maps below for insights about competition between providers in neighborhoods at the census block level. Our latest coverage data shows that the average census block has 4.36 or more Internet companies.
- There are 15 internet providers in Selkirk with 10 of those offering residential service
- Selkirk is the 157th most connected city in New York ahead of Delmar, East Greenbush, and Castleton On Hudson, but behind Ravena and Glenmont.
- The fastest zip code in Selkirk for July 2021 is 12158. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
3.3% of consumers in Selkirk200 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 Selkirk, New York
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|State Telephone||300 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||27s||11.3%|
|Mid-Hudson Cablevision||300 Mbps||Cable||27s||10.0%|
|Mid-Hudson Data||250 Mbps||Fiber||32s||1.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||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.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 Selkirk
Data collected by our researchers shows that popular ISPs in Selkirk currently use data caps for their home Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue because consumers view them as a tactic to discourage streaming, while providers maintain they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the issue is the same: video streaming, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Selkirk to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Selkirk||302.5 Mbps||11||$0.51 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +231.9 Mbps )||17 ( +6 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -153.7 Mbps )||17 ( +6 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -141.9 Mbps )||15 ( +4 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -133 Mbps )||23 ( +12 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -140.4 Mbps )||8 ( -3 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|