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Internet Providers in Silver Creek, New York
Residential Internet Statistics for Silver Creek, NY
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$55.15|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Silver Creek, New York:
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Internet Access in Silver Creek, New York
There are two primary network types in Silver Creek: cable (close to one hundred percent coverage) and DSL (92.21% availability). Coaxial cable Internet access is usually delivered from cable TV corporations via their pre-existing coaxial TV lines mounted on telephone poles or buried along the street. DSL Internet is delivered over phone wires. The majority of Silver Creek blocks can access cable service or DSL from competing companies.
7.79 percent of Silver Creek is stuck with only one or zero Internet choices as of 2021. Outside these underserved areas, the average customer can find at least 2-3 providers available. Areas that have more competition will find lower prices, since these providers will improve service to win subscribers.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As residents might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Silver Creek.
The packages displayed on this page are manually gathered by our data science and research team.
Besides the Internet options listed above, Spectrum is another option to consider. They have wired broadband in virtually one hundred percent of Silver Creek. Fixed wireless providers such as DFT Communications are also sometimes a good choice. However, the main wired options usually offer a stronger deal when it comes to performance and pricing.
Internet Statistics 2021
7.8% of consumers in Silver Creek300 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 Silver Creek, 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%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||25 Mbps||DSL||5m 27s||2.0%|
|DFT Communications||50 Mbps||DSL||2m 43s||2.5%|
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.
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 and Cord Cutting in Silver Creek
Data from our researchers suggests that some of the top ISPs in Silver Creek place some sort of limit on streaming for their home broadband packages. Data caps are disliked because customers view them as a tactic to discourage "cord cutting". Providers maintain caps are a necessary strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the culprit is the same: video streaming, which can eat up anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.
Compare Silver Creek to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Silver Creek||61.8 Mbps||7||$0.96 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +472.6 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.89 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +87 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +98.8 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +107.7 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +100.3 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|