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Internet providers in Glen Head, NY

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 150 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL70%
Optimum $30 20 - 400 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 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 $30 and available download speeds reach up to 400 Mbps.

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*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 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 $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Glen Head, $45.00.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Glen Head, $2.05.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 150 Mbps in Glen Head. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Glen Head's providers, 154 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

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 $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Glen Head, $45.00.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Glen Head, $2.05.

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 Glen Head. These download speeds are available to 70% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Glen Head's providers, 154 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

400 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Glen Head, $45.00.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Glen Head, $2.05.

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 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 significantly higher than average in Glen Head at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 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 400 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 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in Glen Head with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Glen Head, $45.00.

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

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.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.