Internet Providers in Winthrop, New York
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Residential Internet Statistics for Winthrop, NY
|Wired Internet Providers:||5|
|Average Speed Test Result:||2.13 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||940 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||0%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Winthrop, New York
Internet Access in Winthrop, New York
There are an average of 2.73 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, although local speed test data suggests that real-world performance from Spectrum may be more robust.
The broadband plans shown above are collected by hand by our data team. The 29 packages shown are the most current out of 132 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 (formerly Exede) 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
29.8% of consumers in Winthrop600 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|
|Nicholville Telephone Company||100 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||1m 21s|
|Slic Network Solutions||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Winthrop, New York
- Nicholville Telephone Company - 53.8% Availability in Winthrop - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Spectrum - 61.3% Availability in Winthrop - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- Slic Network Solutions - 37.0% Availability in Winthrop - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Winthrop - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Winthrop - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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 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
|King Street Wireless||Fixed Wireless||88.4%+||1.0 Mbps|
|Nicholville Telephone Company||Fiber and DSL||53.8%+||100 Mbps|
|Slic Network Solutions||Fiber||37.0%+||100 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Cable||74.9%+||940 Mbps|
Compare Winthrop to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Winthrop||2.1 Mbps||8||$0.71 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +347 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.46 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +105 Mbps )||18 ( +10 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +97.6 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +109.6 Mbps )||21 ( +13 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +113.2 Mbps )||9 ( +1 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|