Internet Providers in Albany, OH
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Residential Internet Statistics for Albany, OH
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$61.32|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Albany, Ohio
Internet Access in Albany, Ohio
Albany Internet coverage data listed here is calculated based on FCC datasets. Then, we ensure the data is cross-validated against privatized databases. We've processed 2,271 rows of FCC data about broadband access in the Albany area. Speed averages are calculated from 516 speed tests within Albany.
Taking a look at network tech available the area, the most widespread hardwired broadband tech infrastructures are DSL (91.68 percent coverage) and Cable (57.57 percent coverage). Regular cable TV providers are the main source for cable home Internet service, thanks to the fact that they can leverage their existing TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect subscribers to the Internet. Cable can often make sense for local residents due to the strong speeds in an attainable price range. Telephone providers are the main source for DSL Internet service, since DSL sends Internet data over phone wires. As copper wires go, the twisted copper bundle construction of telephone wires has slightly less bandwidth compared to newer wire types such as cable and fiber.
Frontier Communications is a common alternative to the primary providers. They offer a maximum speed of 24 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't actually the only option for Internet access in Albany. For example, fixed wireless companies like Intelliwave can achieve 25 Mbps over wireless links. There are 2 providers within the area marketing specialized enterprise and business services like T1. The small business providers listed on this page include all providers with explicit business services on their site.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the largest coverage area for Albany residents. The company is available to close to one hundred percent of Albany census blocks. HughesNet is the most likely second choice, serving virtually one hundred percent of Albany with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest Internet plan we've found for HughesNet in Albany is 25 Mbps.
To summarize, most Albany residents have 2-3 options for Internet. For Ohio, this is pretty much the norm. Albany ranks 866th as measured by the amount of broadband competition at local addresses.
Internet Statistics 2021
46.2% of consumers in Albany2,000 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 Albany, Ohio
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Frontier Communications||115 Mbps||DSL||1m 11s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Albany, Ohio
- Frontier - 91.7% Availability in Albany - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
- Spectrum - 57.6% Availability in Albany - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Albany - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Albany - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
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.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Albany
|Frontier Communications||DSL||91.7%+||115 Mbps|
|Intelliwave||Fixed Wireless||57.4%+||25 Mbps|
|New Era Broadband||Fixed Wireless||25.0%+||10 Mbps|
|King Street Wireless||Fixed Wireless||6.0%+||1.0 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Agile Networks||Fixed Wireless||57.1%+||50 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||100%||115 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Cable||35.3%+||940 Mbps|
|New Era Broadband||Fixed Wireless||29.6%+||50 Mbps|
|Horizon Chillicothe Telephone||Fiber||0.3%+||10 Mbps|
Compare Albany to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Albany||59 Mbps||7||$0.65 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +356.4 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.45 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +59.9 Mbps )||18 ( +11 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +57.2 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +68.4 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +68.6 Mbps )||9 ( +2 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|