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Moving to New York? Find the best internet providers in the Big Apple

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New Yorkers like to move fast. If you're moving to the Big Apple, you'd better be ready to keep up. We're not just talking about your walking speed, either -- you deserve to get online quick with fast internet service providers as well. A nice price doesn't hurt either, especially in a city as pricey as NYC. 

We're about to make everything simple. We've assembled all the fastest, cheapest, and all-around best internet providers in the New York area. Don't wait -- find your next provider right now, and check off one of the biggest to-do's before your big move in a matter of minutes.

How do I switch my internet when I move?

If you're moving to New York, you probably have a busy schedule between now and move-in day. Strike worrying about your internet from the list by contacting your internet service provider (ISP) early on for help with transferring or switching internet service.

Timing is key when transferring your internet to a new home. Call a few weeks or months in advance to determine whether or not your current ISP covers your new address. If your internet service provider is listed below, you can get help transferring service by calling or going directly to their websites for instructions (links provided):

What is the cheapest internet I can sign up for?

If there is available coverage at your new home or apartment, Verizon Fios offers some of the lowest starting prices for its internet plans at just $25/month for internet speeds of 300Mbps. Thankfully, if you're moving to New York, you're in luck since Verizon Fios reaches homes across Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and the Bronx.

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