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Internet providers in Melville, NY

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Melville, NY internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic99%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL71%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Melville internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Melville 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 Melville area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Melville residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 70% of those living in Melville.

There are four internet providers serving the Melville area, and 99.33% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Melville'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 Melville

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Verizon 207 Mbps 130 Mbps Fiber-optic
Optimum 198 Mbps 32 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Melville

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Melville residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 71% of the area. Melville’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 100% of Melville residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Melville covering 99% 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 Melville than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Melville, $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 Melville, $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 Melville. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Melville'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

71%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Melville covering 71% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Melville 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 Melville, $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 Melville, $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 Melville. These download speeds are available to 71% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Melville'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 Melville covering 100% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Melville 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 Melville, $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 Melville, $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 Melville. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Melville's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Melville and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Melville at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Melville at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Melville 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 Melville with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Melville. The next fastest internet provider in Melville is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 99% of the area.

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

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Melville, covering 99% of the city.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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 connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.