There are 3 residential cable providers in Suffolk County covering 99.95% of the county. The largest cable company is Optimum, available to 99.96% of Suffolk County homes. Call Optimum first, and if they cannot help you they will direct you the the right provider.

 

All 3 Cable Providers in Suffolk County, NY

County ProviderAvailabilitySuffolk County SpeedsGet Service
Optimum99.96%

400 to 400 Mbps

400 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of Optimum customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 1,497,482 people who can get cable from Optimum in Suffolk County, NY. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of Optimum potential customers in Suffolk County who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. Optimum offers no different speeds throughout Suffolk County. The fastest speed anyone in Suffolk County can get from Optimum is 400 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all Optimum Suffolk County customers is 400 Mbps.

XFINITY (Comcast)0.12%

150 to 987 Mbps

613.87 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of XFINITY (Comcast) customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 1,860 people who can get cable from XFINITY (Comcast) in Suffolk County, NY. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of XFINITY (Comcast) potential customers in Suffolk County who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. XFINITY (Comcast) offers 3 different speeds throughout Suffolk County. The fastest speed anyone in Suffolk County can get from XFINITY (Comcast) is 987 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all XFINITY (Comcast) Suffolk County customers is 613.87 Mbps.

Spectrum0%

100 to 100 Mbps

100 Mbps Avg.

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1-855-908-9152

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Speed in Mbps

% of Spectrum customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 7 people who can get cable from Spectrum in Suffolk County, NY. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of Spectrum potential customers in Suffolk County who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. Spectrum offers no different speeds throughout Suffolk County. The fastest speed anyone in Suffolk County can get from Spectrum is 100 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all Spectrum Suffolk County customers is 100 Mbps.

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* Note: “Avg. Speed” is a population-weighted average of the top speed in Suffolk County. Our calculation gives a more accurate estimate of the speed you can actually expect to be available for purchase in your area.

Suffolk County residents may also choose internet-only service from a brand like Optimum and sign up for satellite TV, which is generally rated higher than TV delivered over cable.

Satellite TV and Internet Providers

Because competition is stronger for satellite television, DISH and DIRECTV are generally considered superior to cable TV service. You can choose a separate form of internet, and the providers below will actually help you set up home internet service, sometimes even with bundled savings. Call for pricing and bundling options.

Satellite internet is not an ideal choice, but allows people in rural areas to stay connected. Note that most satellite services require either a deposit for equipment installation or a decent credit score.

ProviderAvailabilityServicesGet Service
DIRECTV100%Satellite TV serviceView plans

More about DIRECTV

DIRECTV provides satellite TV service that consistently beats cable TV service in terms of programming, price, and customer service. Their packages have long been the favorite among sports fans, but their low-priced packages are also worth checking out for casual watchers. DIRECTV premium packages include many of the most popular channels in the world.

DISH100%Satellite TV serviceView plans

1-844-784-2127

More about DISH

DISH was formerly known as (and sometimes still called) the Dish Network. DISH provides affordable package prices and is known for lower up-front pricing. DISH competes aggressively with AT&T-owned DIRECTV. DISH has worked hard in the last several years to improve sports programming to compete with the traditional leader, and is now a solid choice for savers and sports fans who know what they're looking for.

HuhgesNet100%

Satellite internet service

Speeds up to 15 Mbps

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1-833-562-8571

More about HuhgesNet

Satellite internet should generally be your last option unless no other service is available in your area. The latency (lag) inherent to the technology makes it difficult to stream or browse, and online games that require a fast connection will not work. However, if you live in a rural area HughesNet is a good option. You'll just a need a little more patience while browsing or downloading movies to watch.


Cable Internet Speeds in Suffolk County

Suffolk County customers can get an average of 400.21 Mbps as their fastest speed. The fastest cable internet in the entire county is 987 Mbps, which 0.07% of homes can purchase. Some residents, however, can only get 100 Mbps. Internet speeds tend to be faster in South Suffolk County, and slower in the neighborhoods to the Northwest. Cable is the fastest internet in 0.07% of the county. For residents looking for alternatives to cable, fiber is the best alternative for most households.

Suffolk County, NY Map of Cable Internet Speeds

Cable Speed Key

1 Gbps+
999 Mbps
400 Mbps
0 Mbps

 

Cable Coverage and Availability in Suffolk County

Cable internet is available to 99.95% of residents, which can be bundled with TV service for package savings. The map below shows where cable companies provide service by block.

Suffolk County, NY Map of Cable Internet Availability

Cable Availability Key

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What zip codes have cable in Suffolk County and nearby?

Zip CodeCable Coverage
11727100%
1177299.96%
11766100%
11738100%
11763100%
Zip CodeCable Coverage
11742100%
11784100%
11715100%
11764100%
11776100%

Cable in Your Suffolk County Neighborhood

Spectrum is the primary cable provider for Suffolk County's northeast neighborhoods. Some areas in Suffolk County may be uncovered, especially areas with very few homes.

Compared with the rest of the county, Suffolk County has much greater access to cable versus other counties and much greater cable coverage compared to the rest of New York.

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