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Internet Providers in Westhampton, New York
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Internet Access in Westhampton, New York
Westhampton offers 4 residential Internet Service Providers, and 8 if you include business and mobile operators. There are 4 choices for wired Internet such as cable or DSL.
DSL and cable are the dominant broadband network options in Westhampton, fighting over the same potential customers at most addresses and competing on service quality. Cable performance tends to be better and more robust. That said, the overall speeds seen with either network type are comparable and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block based on the network infrastructure in a given area.
In the less developed neighborhoods within Westhampton, our data shows that as many as 200 people have only one (or zero) options for wired Internet.
Coverage from the most common providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Westhampton.
Internet access statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of government data from the FCC and private datasets collected from ISPs. Averaged statistics shown below regarding speed and performance averages comes via M-Labs, which is a speed test tool shown within BroadbandNow and Google and Chrome queries. Our in-house research team has manually collected package pricing for 157 broadband offerings within Westhampton as of 2021.
- There are 8 internet providers in Westhampton with 4 of those offering residential service
- Westhampton is the 790th most connected city in New York ahead of Manorville, East Quogue, and Westhampton Beach, but behind East Moriches and Eastport.
- The fastest zip code in Westhampton for July 2021 is 11977. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
9.3% of consumers in Westhampton200 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 Westhampton, New York
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Optimum by Altice||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||98.3%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Caps and Video Streaming Around Westhampton
Data from our researchers shows that many of the popular providers in the area place a limit on data use for their home broadband connections. Data caps are disliked since consumers see them as a strategy for limiting streaming services. Providers insist caps are a necessary strategy for managing heavy network traffic. In either case, the culprit is the same: over-the-top streaming services, which easily eats up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Westhampton to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Westhampton||213.9 Mbps||4||$0.44 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +320.5 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -65.1 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -53.3 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -44.4 Mbps )||23 ( +19 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -51.8 Mbps )||8 ( +4 )||$0.66 ( + $0.00 )|