Internet Providers in Albany, OH

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Residential Internet Statistics for Albany, OH
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $69.99

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 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 864th as measured by the amount of broadband competition at local addresses.

Internet Statistics 2021

2,000 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
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s
Horizon Chillicothe Telephone 10 Mbps Fiber 13m 39s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Albany, Ohio

  • Frontier - DSL - 91.7% Availability in Albany - Call For Speed Availability
  • Spectrum - Cable - 57.6% Availability in Albany - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Horizon Chillicothe Telephone - Fiber - 1.3% Availability in Albany - Speeds up to 10 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Albany - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Albany - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Albany

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Albany is the 864th most connected city in Ohio ahead of Mc Arthur, but behind The Plains, Millfield, Guysville, and Athens.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Vinton 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.

Approximately 54% of Albany 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.

In Vinton County, approximately 8,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Albany

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Frontier Communications DSL 91.7%+ Call For Speed Availability
Spectrum Cable 57.6%+ 1,000 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
Horizon Chillicothe Telephone Fiber 1.3%+ 10 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Agile Networks Fixed Wireless 57.1%+ 50 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% Call For Speed Availability
Spectrum Business Cable 35.3%+ 1,000 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 8 $0.26 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +356.4 Mbps ) 16 ( +8 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +59.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +57.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +68.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +68.6 Mbps ) 8 $0.18 ( $0.00 )