Internet providers in Hillcrest, NY

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Hillcrest internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Hillcrest 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 Hillcrest area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Hillcrest 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 90% of those living in Hillcrest.

There are four internet providers serving the Hillcrest area, and 99.90% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Hillcrest'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 Hillcrest

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Hillcrest residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 90% of the area. Hillcrest’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 100% of Hillcrest residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Hillcrest 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 Hillcrest than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Hillcrest, $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 Hillcrest, $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 Hillcrest. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hillcrest's providers, 348 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

90%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Hillcrest covering 90% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Hillcrest 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 Hillcrest, $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 Hillcrest, $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 Hillcrest. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Hillcrest's providers, 348 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 Hillcrest covering 100% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Hillcrest 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 Hillcrest, $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 Hillcrest, $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 Hillcrest. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Hillcrest's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. offers 100% availability in Hillcrest and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Hillcrest at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is higher than average for Hillcrest at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Hillcrest residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Hillcrest, NY internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 200 - 940 Mbps Fiber-optic 100%
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 Mbps DSL 90%
Optimum $29.99/mo. 10 - 400 Mbps Cable 100%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 12 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

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

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

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

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.