Internet Providers in Shirley, NY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Shirley, NY
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $67

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 229 Internet and bundle plans in Shirley. Average download speed analysis is based on 34,920 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 DSL (virtually one hundred percent coverage) and Cable (98.97 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 High Speed Internet 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. for local business owners, there are also 4 providers offering enterprise services like MPLS. Explore the interactive map to see broadband coverage on a granular level, and the "Download Speeds" tab to see how local ISPs compare in consumer speed tests.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Shirley with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Shirley is the 644th most connected city in New York ahead of Mastic and Mastic Beach, but behind Yaphank, Moriches, and Brookhaven.
  • The fastest zip code in Shirley for April 2021 is 11967. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Shirley, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Shirley, New York

  • Optimum by Altice - Cable - 99.0% Availability in Shirley - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Shirley - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Shirley - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Shirley

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Shirley is the 644th most connected city in New York ahead of Mastic and Mastic Beach, but behind Yaphank, Moriches, and Brookhaven.

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.

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.

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

As of this month, 11967 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Shirley.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Suffolk County, approximately 17,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Shirley

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Optimum by Altice Cable 99.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
BarrierFree Fixed Wireless 11.9%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Optimum Business Cable 93.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
BarrierFree Fixed Wireless 33.5%+ 20 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 31.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Altice Business Fiber 9.1%+ 10,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 1.2%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Shirley to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Shirley 62.8 Mbps 5 $0.22 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +352.6 Mbps ) 16 ( +11 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +56.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +53.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +64.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +64.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )