Internet Providers in Winthrop, NY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Winthrop, NY
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $79.56

Internet Access in Winthrop, New York

There are an average of 2.62 Internet providers in each census block in Winthrop. This means that a majority of addresses in Winthrop have at least 2-3 choices for Internet service, and many residents can switch service if they are dissatisfied by a provider.

Spectrum as well as Nicholville Telephone Company can also provide coverage in Winthrop, offering 61 percent and 59 percent coverage of the area respectively.

The broadband plans shown above are collected by hand by our data team. The 30 packages shown are the most current out of 137 packages we've gathered in Winthrop to date.

cable and fiber are the primary Internet network types within Winthrop. Technically speaking, Fiber providers generally reach a fiber line for the full distance to a subscriber address, but in some neighborhoods the actual "Fiber" connection may switch to a coaxial line in the street. Cable uses coaxial cable TV infrastructure for the bulk of the "last mile" distance to customers. Cable only uses fiber to accomplish data transit between cities.

According to the latest FCC data and direct provider reporting, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the largest Internet providers in Winthrop as measured by coverage. As the maps below show, the more common ISPs often cover the same addresses in different blocks around Winthrop.

Internet Statistics 2021

700 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 Winthrop, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Nicholville Telephone Company 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s
Slic Network Solutions 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Nicholville Telephone 6 Mbps DSL 22m 45s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Winthrop, New York

  • Nicholville Telephone - DSL - 12.7% Availability in Winthrop - Speeds up to 6 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 61.3% Availability in Winthrop - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Nicholville Telephone Company - Fiber - 59.5% Availability in Winthrop - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Slic Network Solutions - Fiber - 26.3% Availability in Winthrop - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Winthrop - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Winthrop - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Winthrop

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Winthrop is the 559th most connected city in New York ahead of Norfolk, Potsdam, Massena, and Brasher Falls, but behind Norwood.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 3,000 people in St. Lawrence County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 86% of people living in Winthrop have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 68% of Winthrop residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In St. Lawrence County, approximately 6,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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 Around Winthrop

Data collected by our research team shows that some of the top ISPs in the area place a limit on streaming for their home broadband connections. Data caps are controversial because users see caps as a tactic for limiting streaming, while providers maintain that caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the culprit is video streaming, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Winthrop

Provider Type Coverage Speed
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 88.4%+ 1.0 Mbps
Nicholville Telephone DSL 12.7%+ 6 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 61.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Nicholville Telephone Company Fiber 59.5%+ 100 Mbps
Slic Network Solutions Fiber 26.3%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 68.2%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Winthrop to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Winthrop 0.1 Mbps 8 $0.99 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +534.3 Mbps ) 16 ( +8 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +148.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +160.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +169.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +162 Mbps ) 8 $0.36 ( $0.00 )