Internet Providers in Waterford, NY

Residential Internet Statistics for Waterford, NY
Internet Service Providers: 5
Plans Start From: $29.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Waterford, New York:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    99.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.9% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    97.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    97.3% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    40.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    40.3% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. EarthLink 5G Home Internet
    40.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    40.3% Available
  • 7. 7. Hudson Valley Wireless
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *200 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available

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Internet Access in Waterford, New York

Waterford offers 7 residential Internet Service Providers, and 16 if you include business and mobile. There are 6 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 261 broadband plans in Waterford over recent years, and 42 of those are available to residents.

  • There are 15 internet providers in Waterford with 7 of those offering residential service
  • Waterford is the 683rd most connected city in New York ahead of Melrose, but behind Latham, Cohoes, Watervliet, and Troy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Waterford, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.9%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 40.3%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
EarthLink 5G Home Internet 100 Mbps 5G Internet 1m 21s 40.3%
200 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.

Waterford is the 683rd most connected city in New York ahead of Melrose, but behind Latham, Cohoes, Watervliet, and Troy.

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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 100 people in Saratoga 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: 6% of people living in Waterford have residential fiber service available to them.

Reference

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

Approximately 97% of Waterford 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 Saratoga County, approximately 600 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.

Map of ISPs in Waterford

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Compare Waterford to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Waterford 63.4 Mbps 9 $0.55 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +518.3 Mbps ) 22 ( +13 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +109.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +136.3 Mbps ) 20 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +138.8 Mbps ) 27 ( +18 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +133.1 Mbps ) 11 ( +2 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )