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Internet providers in Smithtown, NY

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL64%
Optimum $30 20 - 400 MbpsCable100%
GTT Communications - -DSL5.891%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Smithtown internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Smithtown 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 Smithtown area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Smithtown 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 64% of those living in Smithtown.

There are five internet providers serving the Smithtown area, and 99.99% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Smithtown's five internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Smithtown

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Smithtown residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 64% of the area. Smithtown’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 100% of Smithtown 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 Smithtown 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 Smithtown than other internet types.

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

64%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Smithtown covering 64% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Smithtown 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 Smithtown, $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 Smithtown, $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 Smithtown. These download speeds are available to 64% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Smithtown'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 Smithtown covering 100% of the area.

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

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Smithtown and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Smithtown at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Smithtown 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 Smithtown with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Smithtown. The next fastest internet provider in Smithtown is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

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

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.

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.