Internet providers in
Albany, NY

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5+ Mbps
  • Regular browsing
  • Music streaming
  • Ideal for 1 person
10+ Mbps
  • HD video streaming
  • Casual gaming
  • Ideal for 1-2 people
20+ Mbps
  • Ultra HD streaming
  • Frequent gaming
  • Ideal for 2-4 people
40+ Mbps
  • Simultaneous HD streaming
  • Simultaneous gaming
  • Ideal for 4+

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Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

 
1. Verizon
Available in Albany
Connection:
Fiber
Download/Upload
speeds up to

940/880Mbps
2. Spectrum
Available in Albany
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
3. Viasat
Available in Albany
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. Spectrum
Available in Albany
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
2. Viasat
Available in Albany
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
3. Fibertech
Available in Albany
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
4. TechValley Communications
Available in Albany
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
5. Cogent Communication
Available in Albany
6. Lightower Fiber Networks
Available in Albany
7. Level 3 Communications
Available in Albany
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
8. TW Telecom
Available in Albany
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
Lendio
Sponsored
At least 6 months in business &
monthly revenue of $8k?
1. AT&T
Available in Albany
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE
2. Sprint
Available in Albany
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE
3. T-Mobile
Available in Albany
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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What is the best internet provider in Albany?

Albany Residential Internet Coverage

The capital city of Albany includes university neighborhoods, metropolitan shopping and business areas, and residential neighborhoods, all of which have access to a multitude of internet options.

Verizon Fios is Verizon_s fiber-optics internet service. As Verizon installs fiber networks across the country, coverage may expand in Albany. Currently, fiber is available in the northeastern neighborhood of Bishop_s Gate, extending into the far northern neighborhood of Dunes. Parts of the university district and Normanskill are also included in the fiber network. Fiber is moving into the central part of the city in neighborhoods like Whitehall. All of Albany is in Verizon_s DSL service area, including major neighborhoods like West Hill, South End, and Delaware Avenue. Similarly, Time Warner Cable offers high-speed cable internet to every neighborhood in Albany.

Alternatively, those who enjoy satellite service can rest easy knowing that HughesNet has satellite service that spans all of Albany. Coverage extends to the Hudson River on the east side of Albany, including metropolitan hubs like New Scotland and Center Square.

Internet Provider types in Albany


Cable

100%
Coverage

DSL

94%
Coverage

Fiber

3%
Coverage

Internet Provider availability in Albany,NY


3 Mbps
100%
availability

10 Mbps
100%
availability

25 Mbps
100%
availability
Broadband internet availability
(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)
100%
Albany
79%
USA

Summary of Albany Internet Providers

ProviderTypeDownload speeds up toUser Rating
VerizonFiber940 MbpsN/A
SpectrumCable100 Mbps3.5/5
ViasatSatellite25 MbpsN/A
Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Albany


I am happy with the service provider. The various options and plans are pretty good. Customer service is great also. I would love to be able to use more of their service

Junie Pierre louis Albany, NY2014-05-09

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9/16people found this review helpful


I enjoy the service do to the variety of options offered. I love the shows and the movie selection offered.

Junie Pierre louis Albany, NY2014-04-16

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