Internet Providers in West Sand Lake, NY

Residential Internet Statistics for West Sand Lake, NY
Internet Service Providers: 5
Plans Start From: $29.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Cable

Top Internet Providers in West Sand Lake, New York:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    100% Available
  • 2. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    83.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    83.1% Available
  • 3. Verizon
    96.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *15 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    96.5% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 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
    83.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    83.1% 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 West Sand Lake, New York

West Sand Lake residences have an average of 2.97 providers available. This is a normal level of competition for the US, since the majority of companies that provide Internet used to be cable television and phone providers. Most addresses are wired for one of each.

Taking a look now at network technology in use across the city, the most prevalent hardwired broadband connection types are Cable (near one hundred percent coverage) and 5G Internet (83.07 percent coverage). Cable connections are sold by television corporations, using their preexisting TV network connections. Local customers of cable providers such as Spectrum usually select it due to the combination of low pricing for decent speeds. (Compared to the alternatives, anyway.)

HughesNet is an alternative. They offer close to one hundred percent local availability and a top speed of 25 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only way to get Internet service in West Sand Lake. fixed wireless providers like Hudson Valley Wireless can offer 25 Mbps via wireless links. Aside from home Internet, there are 4 providers in West Sand Lake with enterprise and business products and services such as T1 or custom fiber loops. The small business listings here include all providers with explicit business services on their site, but consumer-focused companies sometimes offer unlisted business options as well.

The broadband coverage data listed here is sourced from provider coverage reports specific to West Sand Lake. Data is enhanced against private data sources to provide more granular results than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Address-level information isn't always available. Data about pricing and speeds of individual Internet plans is sourced by manually collecting thousands of plans annually. There are a total of 190 plans in West Sand Lake from 2014–present. There are 34 Internet plans currently marketed.

Spectrum is the most widespread Internet option overall, with coverage for practically one hundred percent of West Sand Lake residents. Viasat Internet, in contrast, is available for practically one hundred percent of the population. We've recorded downstream speeds in excess of 25 Mbps for both providers. This speed satisfies the FCC minimum to be considered "broadband" service and is sufficient for streaming video content. Spectrum also has widespread business Internet service in West Sand Lake. See the Internet coverage map below to compare Internet options at the census block level in West Sand Lake.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In West Sand Lake, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 100.0%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 83.1%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
EarthLink 5G Home Internet 100 Mbps 5G Internet 1m 21s 83.1%
100 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.

West Sand Lake is the 416th most connected city in New York ahead of Wynantskill and Poestenkill, but behind Rensselaer, Averill Park, and East Greenbush.

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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 200 people in Rensselaer 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.

Approximately 97% of West Sand Lake 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 Rensselaer County, approximately 300 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.

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Compare West Sand Lake to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
West Sand Lake 193.3 Mbps 8 $0.97 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +388.4 Mbps ) 22 ( +14 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -20.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +6.4 Mbps ) 20 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +8.9 Mbps ) 27 ( +19 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +3.2 Mbps ) 11 ( +3 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )