Internet providers in Manhattan, NY
Looking for the best high-speed internet service providers in Manhattan, NY? Allconnect® helps you compare availability, speeds, plans and pricing all in one place.
Internet options in Manhattan, NY
Settling down in Manhattan can be quite exciting and overwhelming at the same time. But don’t forget to set up internet and TV services in your new home to ensure a successful move. Even if you aren’t moving, you can often get a lower price or more perks just by switching providers. We can help you compare internet and cable providers in Manhattan.
Manhattan internet at a glance
There are as many as 14 internet providers serving Manhattan. You’ll be able to access different internet types and providers depending on your ZIP code and address.
Internet availability in Manhattan, NY
Cable – 100%
DSL – 97%
Fiber-optic – 68%
Manhattan, NY, residential internet providers
|Provider||Starting price*||Speed range||Internet type|
|Verizon||$49.99/mo.||300 – 940 Mbps||Fiber|
|T-Mobile 5G Home Internet||$50.00/mo.||33 – 182 Mbps||Fixed Wireless|
|Starry Internet||$50.00/mo.||Up to 200 Mbps||Fixed Wireless|
|Astound Broadband||$29.99/mo.||10 – 1,000 Mbps||Cable|
|T-Mobile Fiber||$60.00/mo.||Up to 940 Mbps||Fiber|
*Pricing per month plus taxes for length of contract. Additional fees and terms may apply. Pricing varies by location and availability. All prices subject to change at any time. May or may not be available based on service address. As of 7/10/22.
Compare the largest internet providers in Manhattan
The three largest internet providers in Manhattan are Spectrum, Verizon and HughesNet. Here’s an overview of their availability, internet plan options, pricing and other features.
Spectrum’s internet service is available to the entire Manhattan area. In addition, Spectrum customers can access the provider’s free Wi-Fi hotspots throughout NYC’s five boroughs.
- Three internet plans
- Starting at $49.99/mo.*
- Modem included in all plans
- TV and voice call bundles
Spectrum store locations:
- 43 W. 23rd St., New York, NY 10010
- 700 Broadway, New York, NY 10003
- 1360 3rd Ave., New York, NY 10075
Verizon offers fiber-optic internet to 22% of Manhattan locations and free Wi-Fi hotspots to its customers. Its Fios Gigabit plan has a maximum download speed of 940 Mbps.
- Three internet plans
- Starting at $49.99/mo.*
- Equipment rental included
Verizon store locations:
- 299 Broadway, New York, NY 10007
- 770 Lexington Ave., New York, NY 10065
- 534 3rd Ave., New York, NY 10016
- 1293 Broadway, New York, NY 10001
HughesNet’s satellite internet is available to 98% of Manhattan. Without hard data caps, you can still get services at a lower speed even after hitting your plan’s limit.
- Four internet plans
- Starting at $59.99/mo.*
- No hard data limit
HughesNet store locations:
- 311 N. Main St., Liberty, NY 12754
*Pricing per month plus taxes for length of contract. Additional fees and terms may apply. Pricing varies by location and availability. All prices subject to change at any time. May or may not be available based on service address. As of 03/30/20.
Availability for other Manhattan internet providers
- Enqwest – Fiber-optic and wired connection with speeds up to 5 Mbps covering 11% of Manhattan
- FairPoint Communications – DSL network delivering with speeds up to 50 Mbps to 10% of the area
- Pivotal Global Capacity – DSL internet delivering a maximum download speed of 8 Mbps to 27% of the city
- Radiate Holdings – Cable and Fiber-optic connection with maximum speeds of 1,000 Mbps covering 27% of Manhattan
- Xchange Telecom – DSL, fiber-optic, wired and wireless internet with speeds up to 1,000 Mbps serving 54% of the area
To compare Manhattan internet providers near you, click “Shop providers” to search for Manhattan internet by ZIP code or call to find plans for your address.
Fastest internet in Manhattan
Download speeds 250 Mbps or higher
Manhattan – 99%
New York – 92%
U.S. – 73%
Download speeds 1,000 Mbps or higher
Manhattan – 16%
New York – 4%
U.S. – 16%
The fastest internet services in Manhattan are likely to be offered by providers with a fiber-optic or cable/fiber-optic network. Here are some of the fastest fiber-optic and cable internet providers in Manhattan.
Manhattan’s fastest max advertised download speeds
- Astound Broadband – Fiber-optic network with speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Xchange Telecom – Fiber-optic connection with a maximum speed of 1,000 Mbps
- Spectrum – Cable network with a maximum speed of 940 Mbps
- Verizon– Fiber-optic network with speeds up to 940 Mbps
Call or click below to find and compare high-speed internet plans in Manhattan.
Cheapest internet service providers in Manhattan
There are a few internet service providers with plans starting below $50 per month and many also offer promotional discounts. In addition, you may get additional savings by bundling internet with TV and home phone services to reduce your monthly fee or using your own compatible equipment to lower the rental cost.
Cheap internet plans in Manhattan
- Verizon – $49.99/mo.* for up to 300 Mbps
- Spectrum – $49.99/mo.* for up to 200 Mbps
*Pricing per month plus taxes for length of contract. Additional fees and terms may apply. Pricing varies by location and availability. All prices subject to change at any time. May or may not be available based on service address. Speeds may vary. As of 7/10/22.
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