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Internet Providers in Windsor, New York
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Internet Access in Windsor, New York
The average resident in the Windsor area is serviceable by 3 Internet Service Providers, or "ISPs." In context, this is a high amount of competition contrasted with similar-sized cities. Competition of two or more providers in a city often results in more consumer-friendly regional pricing.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet options in Windsor.
Remember that since FCC data is only collected biannually and only released 6+ months after that, availability shown in the results might not reflect the latest expansions.
Adams Cable Service is another commonly available broadband option for Windsor. They offer Cable connections in 83 percent of Windsor. Greenlight Networks is another alternative wireless service worth taking note of to 67 percent of Windsor, although it needs roof access and proximity to a Greenlight Networks access point.
Overall, Windsor's broadband infrastructure follows a common pattern in US communities: wide availability of cable and DSL, except that the majority of houses are limited to one company for setting up either Internet service. This pattern is normal because Internet providers are former cable TV and landline telephone companies. So, they can use already connected networks on telephone poles to deliver their broadband Internet service. Fiber Internet has been expanding as an alternative. While some plans marketed as "Fiber" plans aren't actually "Fiber to the Home" (FTTH) connections, 69.97 percent of the population has access to fiber reaching at least as far as the building property.
Internet Statistics 2021
10.5% of consumers in Windsor600 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 Windsor, New York
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|TDS Telecom||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||70.0%|
|Adams Cable Service||150 Mbps||Cable||54s||83.8%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||74.6%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Windsor
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 Around Windsor
Data from our market research team suggests that some of the common providers in the area currently place a limit on streaming on home broadband connections. Data caps are disliked because customers see them as a tactic to limit streaming. Providers explain that they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming services, which can use anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Windsor to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Windsor||28.5 Mbps||9||$0.58 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +517.1 Mbps )||19 ( +10 )||$0.41 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +132.8 Mbps )||19 ( +10 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +152.4 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +158.1 Mbps )||24 ( +15 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +150.6 Mbps )||9||$0.52 ( $0.00 )|