Internet Providers in Shirley, NY

Residential Internet Statistics for Shirley, NY
Internet Service Providers: 4
Plans Start From: $34.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Cable

Top Internet Providers in Shirley, New York:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. Optimum by Altice
    99% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    99.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *15 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    99.7% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    14.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    14.2% Available
  • 6. 6. BarrierFree
    11.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    11.9% Available
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Internet Access in Shirley, New York

Shirley Internet availability information on this page is calculated from FCC Form 477 data. Then, we ensure the data is scrubbed for issues against private lit address databases. We've examined 3,944 rows of FCC and private data catalogues on broadband availability in Shirley, New York. Our research division has manually sourced local price data and fine print info for 234 Internet and bundle plans in Shirley. Average download speed analysis is based on 19,222 user speed test records aggregated over a 12 month rolling period.

Since many houses come pre-wired for one telephone provider and one cable TV provider, the majority of Shirley residents have 2 wired broadband providers to choose from. 1.32% of Shirley residents have one or fewer options for which provider to use. Regardless of alternative services available, cable and DSL Internet are likely to provide the most agreeable price and data packages for home use.

Taking a look at network technologies offered around Shirley, the most prevalent wired broadband tech varieties are Cable (98.97 percent coverage) and DSL (virtually one hundred percent coverage). TV companies are the main source for cable Internet, since they can re-purpose their pre-existing TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect customers to the Internet. Shirley customers of cable Internet service providers such as Optimum by Altice overwhelmingly select cable because of the reasonably low pricing for decent speeds. (Compared to the alternatives, anyway.) Telephone providers usually offer DSL Internet service, because DSL transmits digital data over phone lines. DSL is the slowest of all wired broadband services except dial-up.

Viasat Internet is the most commonly available choice for Shirley residents. The company is accessible for virtually one hundred percent of Shirley. HughesNet is also a common option, providing practically one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest plan in Shirley is 25 Mbps.

While the main providers are Viasat and HughesNet, Verizon also serves Shirley with service in practically one hundred percent of addresses and a maximum speed of 15 Mbps. Fixed wireless providers like BarrierFree can deliver 0 Mbps or more via wireless relays. Explore the map on the page below to see broadband coverage on a granular level.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Shirley, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.0%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 14.2%
300 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Shirley is the 666th most connected city in New York ahead of Mastic and Mastic Beach, but behind Yaphank, Moriches, and Brookhaven.

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

Approximately 10,000 people in Suffolk County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 99% of Shirley residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Suffolk County, approximately 17,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Shirley to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Shirley 38.4 Mbps 8 $2.16 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +543.3 Mbps ) 22 ( +14 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +134.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +161.3 Mbps ) 20 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +163.8 Mbps ) 27 ( +19 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +158.1 Mbps ) 11 ( +3 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )