Internet Providers in Albany, NY

Top Internet Providers in Albany, New York:

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  • 1. Spectrum
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    100% Available
  • 2. Blazing Hog
    83.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *300 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    83.6% Available
  • 3. Verizon
    83.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    83.6% Available
  • 4. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    55% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    55% Available
  • 5. 5. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 7. 7. Hudson Valley Wireless
    99.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *200 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    99.9% Available
  • 8. Consolidated
    1.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *2 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    1.5% Available
  • 9. MassiveMesh Networks
    0.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *977 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    0.1% Available
2 Residential internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Albany. See All

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Best Internet Providers in Albany, NY

In Albany, the best internet service providers are Spectrum® and Verizon Fios. Spectrum offers Albany residents a wide array of high-speed cable internet services, from internet-only plans to TV, internet, and phone bundles starting at $89.98 per month. Because Spectrum provides coverage to 100 percent of Albany and the Capital Region, we recommend checking out its plans and deals.

Another best internet option in Albany is Verizon Fios. It offers a variety of discounted plans for new customers and fiber internet speeds up to 940 Mbps. Verizon Fios is widely available in the suburbs of Albany but pretty limited within the city, though its DSL service has a wider coverage area.

Internet Provider Store Locations in Albany

8,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Albany is the 26th most connected city in New York ahead of Slingerlands, Rensselaer, and Delmar, but behind Guilderland and Glenmont.

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The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 1,000 people in Albany County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 34% of people living in Albany have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 94% of Albany residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Albany County, approximately 2,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Cheapest Internet Providers in Albany, New York

Provider Plan Starting From Connection Contract Length Data Caps
Verizon $40 DSL None No Caps
Spectrum $49.99 Cable None No Caps
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet $50 5G Internet None No Caps
Hudson Valley Wireless $69.9 Fixed Wireless None No Caps

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