Internet providers in West Hempstead, NY

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Provider
Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL78%
Optimum $30 20 - 400 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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West Hempstead internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in West Hempstead 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 West Hempstead area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of West Hempstead 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 78% of those living in West Hempstead.

There are four internet providers serving the West Hempstead area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among West Hempstead's four internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in West Hempstead

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all West Hempstead residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 78% of the area. West Hempstead’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 100% of West Hempstead 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 West Hempstead 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 West Hempstead than other internet types.

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

78%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in West Hempstead covering 78% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in West Hempstead 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 West Hempstead, $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 West Hempstead, $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 West Hempstead. These download speeds are available to 78% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all West Hempstead'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 West Hempstead covering 100% of the area.

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

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.