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Internet Service Providers in Albany, NY

Albany, NY has a total of 17 internet providers including  6 Fiber providers, 3 Cable providers, 3 DSL providers, 4 Fixed Wireless providers and 3 Satellite providers.

Broadband Score of 22Underachiever

Things are looking rough in Albany, NY for broadband service. An Underdog score of 22 was calculated based upon poor coverage, slow download and upload speeds, restrictive package pricing, and less and favorable user testimonials.

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Top 5 Broadband Providers in Albany, NY (View all internet providers in Albany, NY below)

Best Choice
HughesNet logo

HughesNet

Unlimited Data – With no hard data limits, if you use the data in your plan, speeds will reduce.

HughesNet provides Satellite in Albany, NY

  • National satellite Internet service provider with A+ BBB Rating
  • Free standard Installation included
  • 24/7 technical support
100.00%Excellent Coverage
HughesNet internet pricing starting at:
$49.95

(855) 980-2160

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Exede logo

Exede

Internet service delivered with faster uploads and faster downloads.

Exede provides Satellite in Albany, NY

  • High-speed satellite Internet service anywhere in the U.S.
  • 3-Year Price Lock
  • Some locations can receive double the normal data, free
100.00%Excellent Coverage
Exede internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(866) 606-9068

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Viasat

Our mission is to connect the world by making the internet accessible, affordable and secure to everyone, anywhere.

Viasat provides Satellite in Albany, NY

  • New unlimited data plans available in select areas
  • Speeds up to 30mbps available
  • WiFi modem included in most plans
100.00%Excellent Coverage
Viasat internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(844) 899-9722

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Time Warner is Now Spectrum

Top plans include free home WiFi.

Time Warner is Now Spectrum provides Fiber and Cable in Albany, NY

  • 1 GB of Email storage
  • Free home wifi
  • Free access to Time Warner Wifi Hotspots
96.48%Excellent Coverage
Time Warner is Now Spectrum internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(866) 604-5323

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Verizon

Fios customers get upload speeds as fast as their download speeds.

Verizon provides Fiber, DSL and Mobile in Albany, NY

  • Take Wi-Fi with you with your mobile hotspot
  • Connect multiple Wi-Fi-enabled devices to Verizon's 4G LTE network
  • Track your data usage in real time on the Verizon Jetpack display
84.19%Excellent Coverage
Verizon internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(844) 338-4948

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2 Television Providers in Albany, NY

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Dish Network

Dish Network offers satellite television service that integrates with Amazon Alexa.

Dish Network provides Television in Albany, NY

  • Free upgrade to HD-DVR
  • Free Premium channels for three months (HBO, CineMax, Starz, Showtime, Dish Movie Pack)
  • HD included free
  • Local channels included
Dish Network television pricing starting at:
$41.99

(844) 892-3822

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DIRECTV

DIRECTV has been rated #1 in customer satisfaction over cable for 17 years running.

DIRECTV provides Television in Albany, NY

  • Includes local channels
  • HBO, Showtime, Starz, Cinemax free (46 channels in all) for first 3 months
  • Free upgrade to Genie HD-DVR (for qualifying customers)
  • Free professional (standard) installation in up to 4 rooms
DIRECTV television pricing starting at:
$40.00

(855) 410-2386

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4 Cell Phone Providers in Albany, NY

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Verizon

Fios customers get upload speeds as fast as their download speeds.

Verizon provides Cell Phone service in Albany, NY

  • Take Wi-Fi with you with your mobile hotspot
  • Connect multiple Wi-Fi-enabled devices to Verizon's 4G LTE network
  • Track your data usage in real time on the Verizon Jetpack display
Verizon cell phone pricing starting at:
$39.99

(844) 338-4948

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T-Mobile

Stick Together

T-Mobile provides Cell Phone service in Albany, NY

  • Take your WiFi connection with you on the go
  • Stream unlimited video on Netflix, HBO NOW, Hulu, and others.
  • Up to 20GB of your unused 4G LTE data rolls over
T-Mobile cell phone pricing starting at:
$60.00

(855) 411-0428

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Sprint

Moving Forward. Now together with Nextel

Sprint provides Cell Phone service in Albany, NY

  • No annual service contract
  • No surprising overage charges
  • 3G/4G nationwide
Sprint cell phone pricing starting at:
$50.00

(855) 881-8203

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AT&T Mobility

Bundle with DirecTV for even more savings!

AT&T Mobility provides Cell Phone service in Albany, NY

  • Unlimited Data, Talk and Text!
AT&T Mobility cell phone pricing starting at:
$60.00

(844) 402-2497

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All 12 Broadband Service Providers in Albany, NY

ProviderMax DownloadMax UploadBroadband TypeCoverage
HughesNet logoHughesNet25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Viasat logoViasat30 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Exede logoExede25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Hudson Valley Wireless logoHudson Valley Wireless25 Mbps3 MbpsFixed Wireless
99.98%
Spectrum logoSpectrum50 Mbps5 MbpsFiber, Cable and Television
96.48%
Time Warner is Now Spectrum logoTime Warner is Now Spectrum50 Mbps5 MbpsFiber, Cable and Television
96.48%
Verizon logoVerizon100 Mbps100 MbpsFiber, DSL, Television and Mobile
84.19%
FairPoint Communications logoFairPoint Communications50 Mbps30 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL, Copper and Fixed Wireless
1.17%
Sand Prairie Wireless logoSand Prairie Wireless4 Mbps2 MbpsFixed Wireless
0.15%
Lightower Fiber Networks logoLightower Fiber Networks~~Fiber~
BounceLinx logoBounceLinx~~Fixed Wireless~
Level 3 Communications logoLevel 3 Communications~~Fiber, DSL and Copper~

Average Download Speed For Albany, NY

46 Mbps

Albany, NY's Broadband Profile

67,521 of the residents of Albany have at least one connection to the Internet (at home or the office).

About 69.07% of Albany is connected to the Internet. This means there are still about 30,238 people with NO Internet access in Albany, NY.

Internet Speed Facts For Albany, NY

The average download speed for all terrestrial broadband (including cable) Internet in Albany, NY is 46 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 100 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 23 Mbps in Albany.

The average download speed for all wireless Internet providers in Albany, NY is 25 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 25-50 Mbps. The upload speed average via wireless Internet providers in Albany is 3 Mbps. Wireless Internet is defined as service coming from fixed wireless or mobile broadband providers.

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Average Advertised Speeds in Albany, NY
DownUp
Fiber (6)100 Mbps100 Mbps
Cable (3)50 Mbps5 Mbps
DSL (3)8 Mbps1 Mbps
Fixed Wireless (4)25 Mbps3 Mbps
Satellite (3)25 Mbps3 Mbps
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Free wireless internet access points in Albany, NY

Albany Public Library - Arbor Hill-West Hill Branch
148 Henry Johnson Boulevard
Albany, NY 12210
(518) 694-0596
Albany Public Library - Delaware Branch
331 Delaware Avenue
Albany, NY 12209
(518) 463-0254
Albany Public Library - John A. Howe Branch
105 Schuyler Street
Albany, NY 12202
(518) 472-9485
Albany Public Library - John J. Bach Branch
455 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 482-2154
Albany Public Library - Main Library
161 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12210
(518) 427-4300
Albany Public Library - North Albany Branch
616 North Pearl Street
Albany, NY 12204
(518) 463-1581
Albany Public Library - Pine Hills Branch
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 482-7911
Menands Public Library
4 North Lyons Avenue
Albany, NY 12204
(518) 463-4035
Upper Hudson Library System
28 Essex Street
Albany, NY 12206
(518) 437-9880
William K Sanford Town Library
629 Albany Shaker Road
Albany, NY 12211
(518) 458-9274