Internet providers in Central Islip, NY

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Central Islip internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Central Islip is comparable to the rest of New York - 100%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Central Islip area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Central Islip residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 74% of those living in Central Islip.

There are four internet providers serving the Central Islip area, and 99.48% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Central Islip's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Central Islip

The largest internet providers in Central Islip are Verizon and Optimum bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to Central Islip.

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Central Islip residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 74% of the area. Central Islip’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 100% of Central Islip residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Central Islip covering 96% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Verizon is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Central Islip than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Central Islip, $44.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Central Islip, $3.21.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 880 Mbps in Central Islip. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Central Islip's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

74%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Central Islip covering 74% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Central Islip to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Central Islip, $44.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Central Islip, $3.21.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Central Islip. These download speeds are available to 74% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Central Islip's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to all households in Central Islip covering 100% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Central Islip residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Optimum start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Central Islip, $44.99.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Central Islip, $3.21.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 400 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Central Islip. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Central Islip's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Central Islip, you’ll likely have options from cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Central Islip, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. offers 100% availability in Central Islip and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Central Islip at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is higher than average for Central Islip at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Central Islip residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Central Islip, NY internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic96%
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 MbpsDSL74%
Optimum $29.99/mo. 10 - 400 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Central Islip with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in Central Islip. The next fastest internet provider in Central Islip is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in Central Islip with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Central Islip, $44.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Central Islip, covering 96% of the city.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.