Internet Providers in Windsor, New York
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Residential Internet Statistics for Windsor, NY
|Wired Internet Providers:||5|
|Average Speed Test Result:||29.92 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||5.24%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Windsor, New York
Internet Access in Windsor, New York
The average resident in the Windsor area is serviceable by 3-4 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 (formerly Exede) 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. Plexicomm is another alternative wireless service worth taking note of to 67 percent of Windsor, although it needs roof access and proximity to a Plexicomm 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, 69.41 percent of the population has access to fiber reaching at least as far as the building property.
- There are 13 internet providers in Windsor with 8 of those offering residential service
- Windsor is the 544th most connected city in New York ahead of Harpursville, Hallstead, and Susquehanna, but behind Kirkwood and Conklin.
- The fastest zip code in Windsor for February 2021 is 13865. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
7.5% of consumers in Windsor400 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|
|TDS Telecom||1,000 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||8s|
|Adams Cable Service||150 Mbps||Cable||54s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Windsor, New York
- TDS Telecom - 69.4% Availability in Windsor - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Adams Cable Service - 83.8% Availability in Windsor - Speeds up to 150 Mbps
- Spectrum - 13.5% Availability in Windsor - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Windsor - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Windsor - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
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 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.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Windsor
|TDS Telecom||Fiber and DSL||69.4%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Adams Cable Service||Cable||83.8%+||150 Mbps|
|Plexicomm||Fixed Wireless||67.3%+||50 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Adams Cable Service||Cable||100%||150 Mbps|
|Plexicomm||Fixed Wireless||100%||50 Mbps|
|TDS Business||Fiber||49.2%+||1,000 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||Fiber||10.9%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Cable||8.1%+||940 Mbps|
|Crown Castle Fiber||Fiber||0.4%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Windsor to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Windsor||29.9 Mbps||9||$0.54 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +319.2 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.46 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +77.2 Mbps )||18 ( +9 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +69.8 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +81.8 Mbps )||21 ( +12 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +85.4 Mbps )||9||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|