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Internet Providers in South Plymouth, New York
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Internet Access in South Plymouth, New York
Data on BroadbandNow is based on the FCC's bi-annual coverage reporting. We leverage direct reporting from providers and other private data to further validate the information. Pricing and plan data is gathered by our data science team. BroadbandNow has analyzed and verified 186 Internet plans in South Plymouth. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 150 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
Coverage from the two most common providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As you might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common.
Frontier Communications and Spectrum also offer coverage in South Plymouth, often competing for the same customers.
Cable and DSL are the dominant broadband network types in South Plymouth. They are fighting for subscribers at most addresses and generally competing with each other. Performance from cable is usually stronger and more consistent, but big-picture performance metrics of either network system are similar and which is "best" frequently varies depending on the network quality in that neighborhood.
For more info, click to initialize the map below and use the zoom and pan tools to navigate. You'll find that the average density of broadband availability is 1.74 companies covering each census block. This leaves 32.18 percent of residents with only one provider.
Internet Statistics 2021
32.2% of consumers in South Plymouth200 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 Plymouth, 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%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||84.7%|
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.
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 and Video Streaming Around South Plymouth
Data collected by our researchers suggests that common providers currently use data caps on residential Internet packages. Data caps are controversial since subscribers view caps as a tactic to stop video streaming. Providers insist they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the issue is over-the-top streaming, which can eat up one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare South Plymouth to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|South Plymouth||12.1 Mbps||5||$0.84 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +522.3 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +136.7 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +148.5 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +157.4 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +150 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|