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Internet providers in Glen Head, NY

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Glen Head, NY internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL70%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Glen Head internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Glen Head 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 Glen Head area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Glen Head residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 70% of those living in Glen Head.

There are four internet providers serving the Glen Head area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Glen Head's four internet providers, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Glen Head

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Verizon 162 Mbps 132 Mbps Fiber-optic
Optimum 203 Mbps 55 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Glen Head

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Glen Head residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 70% of the area. Glen Head’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 100% of Glen Head residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

150 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Glen Head covering 100% 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 Glen Head than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Glen Head, $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 Glen Head, $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 150 Mbps in Glen Head. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Glen Head's providers, 154 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

70%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Glen Head covering 70% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Glen Head 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 Glen Head, $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 Glen Head, $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 Glen Head. These download speeds are available to 70% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Glen Head's providers, 154 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 Glen Head covering 100% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Glen Head 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 Glen Head, $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 Glen Head, $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 Glen Head. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Glen Head's providers, 154 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Glen Head and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Glen Head at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Glen Head at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Glen Head 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 Glen Head with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Glen Head. The next fastest internet provider in Glen Head is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Glen Head, covering 100% 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%.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

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.