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Internet providers in Melville, NY

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic99%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL71%
Optimum $30 20 - 400 MbpsCable100%
GTT Communications - -DSL5.671%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Melville internet service at a glance

At 100%, 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 71% of those living in Melville.

There are five internet providers serving the Melville area, and 99.33% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Melville's five internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

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*
$39.99/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 $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Melville, $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 Melville, $2.05.

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*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 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 $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Melville, $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 Melville, $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 Melville. These download speeds are available to 71% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Melville's providers, 351 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 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Melville, $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 Melville, $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 Melville. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly 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 significantly higher than average in Melville at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 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

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Melville with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Melville. The next fastest internet provider in Melville is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

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

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.