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Internet providers in Colonie, NY

1. EarthLink.
99% available in Colonie
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

Ranked #1 Overall by Highspeedinternet.com customer satisfaction survey for 2021 & 2022.

2. Spectrum
64% available in Colonie
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)

Get WiFi & Mobile FREE for 12 months with Spectrum One 

3. Verizon Home Internet
99% available in Colonie
Connection:
5G Home, DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
2048Mbps

User Rating(16)
4. Consolidated Communications
43% available in Colonie
Connection:
Cable & DSL
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
5. Hudson Valley Wireless
64% available in Colonie
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
1. Spectrum
64% available in Colonie
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)

Get WiFi & Mobile FREE for 12 months with Spectrum One 

2. Verizon Home Internet
99% available in Colonie
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
2048Mbps

User Rating(16)
3. Earthlink Business
99% available in Colonie
Connection:
Fiber & Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
10000Mbps

Get started with a $500 gift card today.

4. Crown Castle
Available in Colonie
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
5. Consolidated Communications
43% available in Colonie
Connection:
Cable & DSL
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
6. Ooma
50% available in Colonie
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
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7. Hudson Valley Wireless
64% available in Colonie
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
1. Mint
Available in Colonie
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
2. Visible
Available in Colonie
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
3. AT&T Wireless
99% available in Colonie
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G Speeds may vary

User Rating
4. Verizon Wireless
99% available in Colonie
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
5. Tello Mobile
99% available in Colonie
Connection:
Mobile
Tello Mobile
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating

What’s a good internet speed?

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0–5 Mbps

Works for:

  • Checking email
  • Streaming music on one device
  • Searching on Google

5–40 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video on one device
  • Video calling with Skype or FaceTime
  • Online gaming for one player

40–100 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming HD video on a few devices
  • Multiplayer online gaming
  • Downloading large files

100–500 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video in UHD on multiple screens
  • Downloading files quickly
  • Gaming online for multiple players

500–1,000+ Mbps

Works for:

  • Doing a lot of almost anything

Internet in Colonie

Moving towns or switching internet providers can be confusing and stressful. Comparing internet providers against the averages in the Colonie area can help you choose the right internet and get back to your life.

Average starting price
$68.15/mo

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Colonie Residential Internet Coverage

Tucked in the metropolitan area between Schenectady and Albany, Colonie is a mid-sized New York suburb that appeals to students, professionals, families, and retirees. With the variety of high speed Internet providers that bring coverage to Colonie, there are connection options for every home and business.

Perhaps one of the most easily accessible companies in Colonie is Spectrum. As one of the country's largest cable providers, Spectrum brings service to the entire city. The network runs far past the city of limits of Colonie to reach Schenectady, Albany, and many other communities in this part of New York.

If you're more interested in satellite coverage in Colonie, Viasat could be the provider for you. Viasat provides a sprawling satellite network that reaches every part of Colonie and most other communities in New York. Download speeds vary, so you can compare different plan options and find the best solution for you.

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Summary of Colonie internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
EarthLink. Fiber 1000 Mbps 4.0/5 View Plans for EarthLink.
Spectrum Cable 1000 Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
3.5/5 View Plans for Spectrum
Verizon Home Internet 5G Home, DSL & Fiber 2048 Mbps 4/5 View Plans for Verizon Home Internet
Consolidated Communications Cable & DSL 50 Mbps 2.0/5 View Plans for Consolidated Communications
Hudson Valley Wireless Fixed Wireless 100 Mbps 2.0/5 View Plans for Hudson Valley Wireless

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

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.

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