Internet Providers in South Colton, NY

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Residential Internet Statistics for South Colton, NY
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 3
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $76.66

Internet Access in South Colton, New York

Consumer choice between Internet providers is low in South Colton. According to our most recent FCC and privately reported coverage data, the average location in South Colton has 0.82 broadband service choices.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most commonly available option for South Colton residents. They are available to near one hundred percent of South Colton. HughesNet is the most common second option, serving practically one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest package for South Colton is 25 Mbps.

When we're looking at network technologies with significant infrastructure built across the city, the most common hardwired Internet connection types are Cable (82.05 percent coverage) and Satellite (near one hundred percent coverage). Television companies are the main source for cable Internet service, seeing as they can re-purpose their pre-existing coaxial TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect subscribers to Internet service. Local customers of cable ISPs such as Spectrum overwhelmingly pick it due to the combination of low prices for decent speeds. (Compared to DSL at any rate.)

Spectrum provides a common second choice. They offer 82 percent local coverage and a top download speed of 940 Mbps.

Broadband coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from a mix of governmental data from the FCC and private data we source directly from telecoms or via private third parties. Average statistics about speed data comes primarily via M-Labs. Our in-house market researchers have manually gathered pricing and plan details on 111 Internet plans and bundles in the South Colton market to date.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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 South Colton, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in South Colton, New York

  • Spectrum - Cable - 82.1% Availability in South Colton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in South Colton - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in South Colton - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For South Colton

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South Colton is the 1,444th most connected city in New York behind Winthrop, Canton, Colton, Norwood, and Potsdam.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in St. Lawrence 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.

In St. Lawrence County, approximately 6,000 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.

Data Cap Issues Around South Colton

Data from our research team shows that some of the top providers currently use data caps for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since subscribers see caps as a tactic to limit streaming services. Providers explain they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming video, which can eat up 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In South Colton

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 82.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 940 Mbps