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Internet providers in Garden City, NY

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Garden City, NY internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic98%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL44%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
FirstLight Fiber - -DSL2.286%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Garden City internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Garden City 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 Garden City area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 98% of Garden City residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 43% of the area. No cable providers are currently available in Garden City, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Garden City area, and 98.37% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Garden City's five internet providers, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Garden City

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Verizon 199 Mbps 95 Mbps Fiber-optic
Optimum 152 Mbps 63 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Garden City

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Garden City residents, covering 98% of households. Some will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 44% of the area. Garden City’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 100% of Garden City residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Garden City covering 98% 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 Garden City than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Garden City, $56.24.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Garden City, $0.24.

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 Garden City. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Garden City's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

44%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to about half of households in Garden City covering 44% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Garden City 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Garden City, $56.24.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Garden City, $0.24.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Garden City. These download speeds are available to 44% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Garden City's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

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

Internet prices for Optimum start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Garden City, $56.24.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.13 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Garden City, $0.24.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Garden City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Garden City's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Garden City and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Garden City at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Garden City at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Garden City residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Optimum is the fastest internet provider in Garden City with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Garden City. The next fastest internet provider in Garden City is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in Garden City with plans starting at $40/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Garden City, $56.24.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Garden City, covering 98% of the city.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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