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Internet Providers in Waterford, New York
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Internet Access in Waterford, New York
Waterford offers 6 residential Internet Service Providers, and 13 if you include business and mobile. There are 5 choices for wired broadband such as DSL and cable.
Households in Waterford usually have two or more ISPs available to choose from. That said, the number of choices may rise and dip depending on which neighborhood you're looking at. The mapping tool below shows how competition changes in different parts of Waterford.
DSL and cable are the two dominant broadband network options within the Waterford area, fighting over the same subscribers at most addresses and generally competing with each other. Coaxial cable speed is generally stronger and more consistent. That said, the overall speeds seen with either network type are comparable.
Coverage from the most common providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.
All the coverage stats on BroadbandNow comes via FCC reporting, which compels Internet companies in Waterford to report deployment data biannually. By leveraging direct relationships with providers, we are able to cross-validate this data in comparison to privatized data reported by telecoms directly. The speed averages shown on this page are calculated from real-world speed tests from the Waterford area. In terms of plan pricing and data, our market research team has processed 248 broadband plans in Waterford over recent years, and 39 of those are available to residents.
Internet Statistics 2021
2.7% of consumers in Waterford200 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 Waterford, New York
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Compare Waterford to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Waterford||90.2 Mbps||6||$0.52 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +444.2 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +58.6 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +70.4 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +79.3 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +71.9 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|