Internet Providers in Stony Brook, NY
Residential Internet Statistics for Stony Brook, NY
|Internet Service Providers:||5|
|Plans Start From:||$34.99|
|Top Download Speed:||1 Gbps|
|Fastest Connection Type:||Fiber|
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Internet Access in Stony Brook, New York
The Stony Brook area has two widely available Internet options: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service, with speeds up to 35 Mbps and coverage in practically one hundred percent of the local area. HughesNet mostly offers Satellite. Their Internet services have coverage in virtually one hundred percent of Stony Brook and advertised download speeds up to a maximum of 25 Mbps.
The Internet packages shown above are collected manually by our data analysis staff.
28.72 percent of the Stony Brook area is stuck with only one or zero options for broadband-level Internet service as of 2022. Accounting for all addresses in city limits, the average Internet user can find at least 2 providers available. Addresses that have more competition usually will find reduced pricing as providers will often upgrade service to earn subscribers.
As might be expected for a city of Stony Brook's relatively low level of broadband competitiveness, the average speeds recorded within city limits fall under the New York average. The current average speed for Stony Brook in the past twelve months is 100.75 Mbps.
While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, Optimum by Altice also serves Stony Brook with a top speed of 1,000 Mbps. Fixed wireless plans from brands such as BarrierFree connect their customers to 0 Mbps or more via wireless links. There are also 4 providers in Stony Brook with enterprise-level services like MPLS. See the map on this page to compare how many options residents have on a granular level, or our speed data to compare how Viasat compares with other local ISPs in speed tests.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Stony Brook, New York
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Optimum by Altice||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||83.9%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile 5G Home Internet||182 Mbps||5G Internet||45s||51.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|EarthLink 5G Home Internet||100 Mbps||5G Internet||1m 21s||51.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
28.7% of consumers in Stony Brook6,000 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.
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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.
Map of ISPs in Stony Brook
Compare Stony Brook to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Stony Brook||100.8 Mbps||9||$0.71 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||581.7 Mbps ( +480.9 Mbps )||22 ( +13 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||172.8 Mbps ( +72 Mbps )||21 ( +12 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||199.7 Mbps ( +98.9 Mbps )||20 ( +11 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||202.2 Mbps ( +101.4 Mbps )||27 ( +18 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||196.5 Mbps ( +95.7 Mbps )||11 ( +2 )||$0.39 ( $0.00 )|