Internet Providers in Smithtown, NY

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

Top Internet Providers in Smithtown, New York:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. Optimum by Altice
    99.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.1% Available
  • 2. Verizon High Speed Internet
    99% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    99% 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
    18.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    18.3% Available
  • 6. 6. BarrierFree
    15.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    15.1% Available

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Internet Access in Smithtown, New York

Information below is based on the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage filings. BroadbandNow leverages direct provider coverage reports to validate the information. Plane and pricing data on this page is gathered through our data team. Locally, we've analyzed 296 broadband deals in Smithtown since 2014. The speed averages shown here are drawn from 13,520 speed test recordings in the past 12 months.

2-3 Internet choices per block is a low level of broadband competition compared to other areas, but it's enough to improve performance in Smithtown communities where providers overlap. Internet choice can vary from block to block.

Coverage from the biggest companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As residents might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

As is normal for cities with Smithtown'ssomewhat low level of telecom competitiveness, the average download speeds in Smithtown fall below the New York average. The current average download speed for Smithtown over the past twelve months is 227.33 Mbps.

Aside from the Internet options detailed above, Optimum by Altice is another option to consider. They have Internet in 99 percent of the Smithtown area. Wireless choices are advertised, but wired providers almost always offer high value pricing. As shown below, the vast majority of Smithtown residents have access to some form of wired broadband.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Smithtown, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.1%
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 18.3%

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500 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.

Smithtown is the 192nd most connected city in New York ahead of Kings Park and Saint James, but behind Hauppauge, Islandia, and Nesconset.

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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.

Fiber Availability: 99% of people living in Smithtown have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 99% of Smithtown 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 Smithtown to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Smithtown 227.3 Mbps 9 $0.71 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +354.4 Mbps ) 22 ( +13 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -54.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( -27.6 Mbps ) 20 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( -25.1 Mbps ) 27 ( +18 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( -30.8 Mbps ) 11 ( +2 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )