Internet Providers in Cobleskill, New York

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Residential Internet Statistics for Cobleskill, NY
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 53.2 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.05%

Internet Access in Cobleskill, New York

You can expect to find two major Internet service options within Cobleskill — cable (practically one hundred percent availability) and DSL (95.35% coverage). Coaxial cable broadband is usually provided by traditional cable TV companies via pre-existing coaxial TV cables strung up on utility poles or buried in the street. DSL is sent via twisted copper phone wires. Most Cobleskill neighborhoods and street addresses have access to cable and/or DSL service from at least two Internet companies.

Spectrum is also a common Internet option in Cobleskill. They offer Cable service with coverage in practically one hundred percent of the area.

Competition between broadband companies is decent in general. The average Cobleskill resident can access 3 Internet providers. (3.03 in each census block.)

Keep in mind, since FCC availability data is currently only tallied up twice annually and only published six or more months after, providers listed in the results may not include the most recent network upgrades.

According to the latest FCC data and direct provider reporting, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Cobleskill so far as coverage. The more common providers often overlap around Cobleskill.

  • There are 14 internet providers in Cobleskill with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Cobleskill is the 929th most connected city in New York ahead of Esperance and Sharon Springs, but behind Richmondville, Middleburgh, and Schoharie.
  • The fastest zip code in Cobleskill for February 2021 is 12043. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

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

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

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Cobleskill, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Middleburgh Telephone Company 400 Mbps Fiber and DSL 20s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Cobleskill, New York

  • Spectrum - 100.0% Availability in Cobleskill - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Middleburgh Telephone Company - 11.1% Availability in Cobleskill - Speeds up to 400 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Cobleskill - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Cobleskill - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Cobleskill

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Cobleskill is the 929th most connected city in New York ahead of Esperance and Sharon Springs, but behind Richmondville, Middleburgh, and Schoharie.

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

Approximately 300 people in Schoharie County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Fiber Availability: 11% of people living in Cobleskill have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 95% of Cobleskill residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

As of this month, 12043 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Cobleskill.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Schoharie County, approximately 400 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

Internet Service for Educational Purposes in Cobleskill

Economic development reports regularly find a large pattern between internet availability and improved education. At college, personal Internet access is virtually a requirement as colleges such as Suny College Of Agriculture And Technology At Cobleskill in Cobleskill migrate to digital systems to manage student work. Looking at 9,640 speed tests reported over the past year at areas within 2 miles of Suny College Of Agriculture And Technology At Cobleskill campus, performance averages are around 53.2 Mbps — far above the minimum connection speed needed for viewing video and operating cloud or communication platforms.

Data Caps and Video Streaming Around Cobleskill

Data collected by our research team shows that popular ISPs in the area currently use data caps for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue lately since subscribers view them as a tactic for limiting streaming services, while providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the culprit is streaming video, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Cobleskill

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 100% 940 Mbps
Middleburgh Telephone Company Fiber and DSL 11.1%+ 400 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable and Fiber 100% 940 Mbps
Middleburgh Telephone Company Fiber 10.0%+ 500 Mbps
FirstLight Fiber 0.7%+ -- Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 0.5%+ 3.0 Mbps

Compare Cobleskill to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Cobleskill 53.2 Mbps 7 $0.62 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +295.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +53.9 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +46.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +58.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +62.1 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )