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Internet Providers in Suffern, New York
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Internet Access in Suffern, New York
Data below is calculated based on biannual FCC provider coverage reports. BroadbandNow leverages direct reporting from providers to validate that data down to the census block or lit address level. Pricing and plan information is collected by our data science team. Locally, we've collected and verified 303 Internet plans in Suffern since founding in 2014. Speed test averages in Suffern is currently limited to the 9,708 user speed tests analyzed in the listings below.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most common Internet choices in Suffern.
Optimum by Altice is another commonly available broadband choice in Suffern, offering Cable connections in 99 percent of the area.
Most households in the Suffern area 2-3 providers available. Accounting for all addresses, there are exactly 2.78 options for each location.
In summary, Suffern's broadband infrastructure conforms with a common pattern in New York cities: wide availability of bundled cable and DSL, but limited options since most houses or apartments are limited to one option for either type of Internet service. The cable/DSL pattern has a logical cause. Internet companies used to be television and telephone corporations. So, they already own legacy wired networks for delivering Internet service. Fiber network access has been growing as a third option. While some "Fiber" plans aren't actually "Fiber to the Home" connections, 97.66 percent of Suffern has access to fiber Internet stretching to the block.
Internet Statistics 2022
0.9% of consumers in Suffern200 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 Suffern, 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 Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||9.6%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||9.6%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Suffern
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.
Data Cap Issues in Suffern
Data collected by our research team suggests that common ISPs in the area place a limit on data use on residential Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue since consumers view them as a strategy for limiting video streaming. Providers insist they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the culprit is video streaming, which can consume one to seven Gigabytes/hour.
Compare Suffern to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Suffern||182.4 Mbps||7||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +363.2 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( -21.1 Mbps )||20 ( +13 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( -1.5 Mbps )||19 ( +12 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +4.2 Mbps )||26 ( +19 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( -3.3 Mbps )||10 ( +3 )||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|