In Suffolk County there is 1 residential Cable provider covering 98.52% of the county. The average home can get speeds up to 717 Mbps. Note that we may have a financial relationship with some of the providers below. This does not influence rankings, and helps us provide high-quality detailed information for free.


Cable Internet Service Provider in Suffolk County

Optimum | Cable



Avg. Speed:

717 Mbps

To avoid wasting your time, providers with less than 1% coverage in Suffolk County are not shown.


Suffolk County Satellite TV & Internet Providers

DISH Satellite TV



Avg. Speed:

N/A: Call to bundle.


DIRECTV Satellite TV



Avg. Speed:


Not sure whether to choose Dish or DIRECTV? For most people most of the time we recommend DISH. But click here to learn more.


HughesNet Satellite Internet



Avg. Speed:

15 Mbps

(High latency)




Where in Suffolk County is cable internet available?

Suffolk County, NY map of cable internet availability

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Cable is available in 98.52% of Suffolk County. Areas in green have cable internet service, where areas in yellow or red may not. The most widely available provider is Optimum. Call one of the companies with service in Suffolk County above to see who has service at your home.


How fast is cable internet in Suffolk County?

The map below shows maximum cable internet speeds by area in Suffolk County.

Suffolk County, NY map of the fastest cable internet speeds

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The average Suffolk County home can get up to 717 Mbps on their cable internet plan. The fastest cable download speed in the county is 1,000 Mbps, which 53.29% of residents can get. Some homes and apartments do not have access to these speeds. On the slower end, for example, less than 1% of homes can only purchase plans up to 10 Mbps. See the internet provider details below for info about their speed and coverage in Suffolk County.

Cable internet speeds tend to be faster in the northeast parts of Suffolk County, and slower in the northwest areas of the county.

Is cable the fastest internet I can get in Suffolk County?

The fastest internet for you may vary based on where in Suffolk County you live. In general, fiber competes most often with cable in the county.

  • Fiber is the fastest internet type for 34.16% of Suffolk County homes.
  • Cable is fastest for 64.68% of the county.
  • DSL is fastest for less than 1%.
  • Fixed wireless is fastest for less than 1%.
  • Satellite internet may be the only option for less than 1% of Suffolk County homes.


Cable Providers in Depth

Below you'll find which TV and internet providers offer service in Suffolk County, along with details on where in Suffolk County and at what speeds.

Optimum Cable in Suffolk County, NY

Optimum cable coverage

About 98.52%, or 1,471,260 people, have Optimum cable internet available to them in the county. The company covers the entire Suffolk County area. Optimum is one of the largest internet service providers internet service providers in the US, with internet service available in most of Suffolk County.


Optimum cable download speeds

Optimum is above average when comparing download speeds to all other internet providers in Suffolk County. Versus other cable providers in the area, Optimum cable is the fastest. There are 14 different maximum speeds throughout Suffolk County. The fastest plan anyone in Suffolk County can order from Optimum goes up to 1,000 Mbps, the slowest package only goes up to 10 Mbps, and the county-wide average maximum speed for Suffolk County customers is up to 717 Mbps.

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The following maximum speeds are marketed to Optimum customers in Suffolk County. Cheaper plans with slower speeds may be available.

  • 54.1% up to 1,000.0 Mbps
  • 0.0% up to 700.0 Mbps
  • 9.7% up to 500.0 Mbps
  • 21.9% up to 400.0 Mbps
  • 0.0% up to 350.0 Mbps
  • 11.9% up to 300.0 Mbps
  • 2.2% up to 200.0 Mbps
  • 0.2% up to 100.0 Mbps
  • 0.0% up to 60.0 Mbps
  • 0.0% up to 50.0 Mbps
  • 0.0% up to 30.0 Mbps
  • 0.0% up to 25.0 Mbps
  • 0.0% up to 20.0 Mbps
  • 0.0% up to 10.0 Mbps


Optimum cable upload speeds

In Suffolk County download speeds tend to be than upload speeds for Optimum cable. Compared to other ISPs, Optimum is above average where upload speeds are concerned, and the fastest compared to other Suffolk County cable providers. Optimum offers 11 different upload speeds across the county, so your internet plan's upload speed may vary by neighborhood. The fastest upload speed available to anyone from this ISP in Suffolk County is up to 1,000 Mbps. Some customers have slower plan choices, which only go up to 1.0 Mbps. On average, Optimum customers can get speeds up to 582 Mbps.

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Optimum's Suffolk County cable customers can expect the following upload speeds:

  • 53.9% up to 1,000.0 Mbps
  • 2.7% up to 500.0 Mbps
  • 3.2% up to 300.0 Mbps
  • 0.0% up to 100.0 Mbps
  • 37.8% up to 50.0 Mbps
  • 2.4% up to 35.0 Mbps
  • 0.0% up to 25.0 Mbps
  • 0.0% up to 5.0 Mbps
  • 0.0% up to 3.0 Mbps
  • 0.0% up to 2.0 Mbps
  • 0.0% up to 1.0 Mbps





Suffolk County Cable by Area

This information is most helpful to those looking for homes or considering moving to Suffolk County or any of the areas nearby.

How does cable internet in Suffolk County compare to the rest of New York?

Cable internet speeds in Suffolk County are comparable versus the average speeds in New York: 886 Mbps in New York versus 717 Mbps in the county. The state has similar cable availability compared to the county. Average cable coverage in New York is 97.92% versus 98.52% in Suffolk County.

What zip codes have cable internet?

Cable internet coverage varies by zip code and neighborhood. Some examples in or around Suffolk County are shown below. You can enter any zip code here to see TV and internet providers by zip code.

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What does cable internet look like in other counties?

Below are counties nearby and with similar populations. This comparison can be useful if living somewhere with fast internet is important to you.

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