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New York Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in NY

^ An estimated 13,370,890 New York residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Info in NY by City

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Internet Availability in NY

^ Collectively (all cities), 79.7% of all New York residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 19th in the nation [2].

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New York Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in New York

  • Median Landline Internet speeds in NY [3]
    • Median download speed: 8.27 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 2.08 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 20.3 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 5.39 Mb/s

Landline Internet Speed: New York vs. the U.S.

How New York landline Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


Wireless Internet Speed in New York

  • Median Wireless Internet speeds in NY [3]
    • Median download speed: 2.42 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 0.92 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 7 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 1.99 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Speed: New York vs. the U.S.

How New York wireless Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in New York

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in NY

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Cable Modem50 Mb/s - 100 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s
Other Copper Wireline10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s
Optical Carrier50 Mb/s - 100 Mb/s10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in NY

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Wireless10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s
Wireless3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s
Wireless3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s

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New York Internet Statistics

New York Internet Connectivity

New York: 69% of residents are connected, with 24.9% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in New York


  • New York Internet Connectivity [1]
    • It is estimated that 13,370,890 New York residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, or elsewhere, or they are connected at multiple locations.
    • It is estimated that 5,987,834 New York residents are not connected to the Internet at all. This includes not being connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • New York Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 15,444,347 New York residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in New York

New York: The median household income is $65,124; and 15% of households are below poverty level [6].


New York Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

New York Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in NY, median download speeds are 1.02 times higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are 3.79 times higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in NY [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 9.16 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 3.1 Mb/s - 16.62 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 0.94 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.48 Mb/s - 2.02 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in NY [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 2.42 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 0.9 Mb/s - 7 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 0.92 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.37 Mb/s - 1.99 Mb/s

New York Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of New York [1]: 69% of NY residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 69% mark ranks New York 32nd in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 29.6% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 4.2% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 10.3% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 24.9% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 30.9% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • New York Internet Availability [2]
    • 79.7% of NY residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks New York 19th in the country.

New York Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in NY, median download speeds are 4.17 times higher for business & median upload speeds are 1.18 times higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in NY [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 10.82 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 3.85 Mb/s - 31.58 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 3.92 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.44 Mb/s - 9.58 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in NY [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 4.82 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.95 Mb/s - 12.69 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 1.39 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.64 Mb/s - 4.57 Mb/s

Additional information about New York

About New York

New York has a population of approximately 19,378,102, which ranks 4th in the U.S. among all states. [6]

NY Internet Access

More about New York Internet Access

For more information about New York Internet Service Providers, or for additional resources regarding NY Internet service overall, visit The New York State Office of Cyber Security.

More About New York

Of all residents in New York, 78% have a high school diploma or higher, and 27% have a bachelor's degree or higher [6].

New York Cities

References

1. ^ Bureau of Labor Statistics & Bureau of Census

2. ^ United States Census Bureau

3. ^ Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

4. ^ FCC & National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

5. ^ National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

6. ^ NTIA & U.S. Census Bureau