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Internet providers in Port Washington, NY

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Port Washington, NY internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -Fiber-optic99%
Verizon $39.99 -DSL81%
Optimum $30.00 300 - 400 MbpsCable100%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $34.95 24 - 50 MbpsDSL1.139%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Port Washington internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Port Washington 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 Port Washington area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Port Washington 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 82% of those living in Port Washington.

There are five internet providers serving the Port Washington area, and 99.34% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Port Washington's five internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 400 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Port Washington

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Port Washington residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 81% of the area. Port Washington’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 100% of Port Washington residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

150 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Port Washington, $42.99.

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 Port Washington. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Port Washington's providers, 125 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

81%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Port Washington covering 81% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Port Washington 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Port Washington, $42.99.

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 Port Washington. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Port Washington's providers, 125 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 Port Washington covering 100% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Port Washington 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 Port Washington, $42.99.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.10 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Port Washington, $0.48.

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 Port Washington. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Port Washington's providers, 125 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Port Washington and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Port Washington at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Port Washington at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Port Washington 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 Port Washington with download speeds up to 400 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Port Washington. The next fastest internet provider in Port Washington is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in Port Washington with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Port Washington, $42.99.

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

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.