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Internet Providers in Swain, New York
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Internet Access in Swain, New York
Currently, there are 4 providers in Swain with residential connections. If you include business Internet, there are 6 Internet providers overall,.
Viasat Internet is the most widely available provider for Swain residents. The company is available to practically one hundred percent of Swain. HughesNet is also a common option in the area, serving practically one hundred percent of local addresses with Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest plan in Swain is 25 megabits per second.
Considering network technology installed in the Swain area, the most prevalent wired broadband Internet tech types are DSL (39.19 percent coverage) and Satellite (practically one hundred percent coverage). Phone companies are the main source for DSL Internet service, because DSL, or "Digital Subscriber Line," sends data via telephone lines. DSL is outperformed by all other major wired broadband technologies.
The information listed here is sourced from FCC coverage reports specific to the area, and is enhanced using privatized databases to create more accurate listings than is available from government websites. Data on pricing of listed Internet plans is generated by our data analysis team, who collect thousands of plans every year. We've catalogued 124 Swain Internet plans from 2014–present, with 16 Internet or bundled packages currently marketed.
To summarize, the number of Internet service choices in Swain is below average — most buildings will have 0 providers available. 200 of area residents have one of fewer options for broadband — as can be seen by exploring the interactive availability map below. (That's 100% of the population stuck with a single source for Internet.) View the interactive map below to understand coverage variations in the area.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Swain200 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 Swain, 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||39.2%|
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.