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Internet providers in Southold, NY

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Southold, NY internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL86%
Optimum $30 20 - 400 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Southold internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Southold 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 Southold area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Southold residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 86% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Southold, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Southold area, and 85.90% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Southold's four internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 400 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Southold

The largest internet providers in Southold are Verizon, Optimum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Southold.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Southold residents, covering 86% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Optimum, which covers 100% of the area. Southold’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Southold residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

86%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Southold covering 86% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Southold 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 Southold, $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 Southold, $2.50.

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 Southold. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Southold's providers, 116 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 Southold covering 100% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Southold 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 Southold, $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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Southold, $2.50.

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 Southold. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Southold's providers, 116 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Southold covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Southold where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Southold, $45.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Southold, $2.50.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Southold. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Southold's providers, 116 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Optimum is the fastest internet provider in Southold with download speeds up to 400 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Southold. The next fastest internet provider in Southold is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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.