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ISP Report Card – New York

March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

New York ISP Report Card - ForRent.com & HomesIn the first quarter of 2012, the average home Internet speed for users in the United States was 6.6 Megabits per second (Mbps)[1].

We pulled information from Charlotte, Las Vegas, and New York City to see how each city compared.

And for newbies renting in an unfamiliar area, we’ve pulled the internet service providers in several cities across the country and compared their abilities. Now you have the knowledge to pick and choose the provider that fits your needs!

 

New York, New York [2]

Most common Internet speed: 10 Mbps - Compared the national average: faster than average

Providers advertisings speeds higher than 3 Mbps:

  • Verizon Communications, Inc: Fiber and DSL
    • Fiber
      • Download between 50 – 100 Mbps
      • Upload between 10 – 25 Mbps
    • DSL
      • Download between 6 – 10 Mbps
      • Upload between 768 Kbps – 1.5 Mbps
  • Time Warner Cable, Inc: Cable Internet
    • Download between 50 – 100 Mbps
    • Upload between 3 – 6 Mbps
  • Platinum Equity, LLC: DSL Internet
    • Download between 10 – 25 Mbps
    • Upload between 768 Kbps – 1.5 Mbps
  • T-Mobile®: Mobile Internet
    • 3G/4G signal strength: Excellent [3]
    • Download between 10 – 25 Mbps
    • Upload between 1.5 – 3 Mbps
  • Sprint Nextel Corporation: Mobile Internet
    • 4G coverage: Available [5]
    • Download between 3 – 6 Mbps
    • Upload between 768 Kbps – 1.5 Mbps

 

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Sources:
[1] http://www.akamai.com/stateoftheinternet/ 
[2] http://www.broadbandmap.gov/internet-service-providers/charlotte,-nc/lat=35.2270869/long=-80.84312669999997/ 
[3] http://www.t-mobile.com/coverage/pcc.aspx/ 
[4] http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/CoverageLocatorController
[5] http://coverage.sprint.com/IMPACT.jsp?INTNAV=ATG:HE:Cov

 

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