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Internet Service Providers in Albany, NY

Broadband Score of 41Middle of the Road

Getting internet in Albany, NY is a mixed bag. With a score of 41 you probably are not going to be streaming 4k video, but at least you can stream high definition. A Middle of the Road score places you in an area with average speeds, access, pricing, and feedback.

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Albany, NY is located within Albany county.

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Broadband in Albany, NY

Exede logo
up to 25 mbps speed available in Albany, NY.Internet service delivered with faster uploads and faster downloads.

Exede offers internet via Satellite.

  • High-speed satellite Internet service anywhere in the U.S.
  • 3-Year Price Lock
  • Some locations can receive double the normal data, free
ExedeInternet Starting At$39.99
(866) 606-9068Find Internet >

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HughesNet logo
up to 25 mbps speed available in Albany, NY.HughesNet Satellite Internet provides high speed Internet all over the U.S.!

HughesNet offers internet via Satellite.

  • National satellite Internet service provider with A+ BBB Rating
  • Free standard Installation included
  • 24/7 technical support
HughesNetInternet Starting At$49.99
(855) 980-2160Find Internet >

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Time Warner logo
up to 60 mbps speed available in Albany, NY.Top plans include free home WiFi.

Time Warner offers internet via Fiber.

  • 1 GB of Email storage
  • Free home wifi
  • Free access to Time Warner Wifi Hotspots
Time WarnerInternet Starting At$44.99
(866) 604-5323Find Internet >

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AT&T U-verse logo
up to 50 mbps speed available in Albany, NY.AT&T U-verse Internet offers lightning-fast, high-speed internet with speeds up to 45 Mbps at a great price.

AT&T U-verse offers internet via DSL and Fiber.

  • Home Wireless network
  • Access to AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spot Network included at no extra charge
  • Anti-virus, anti-spyware and parental controls included
AT&T U-verseInternet Starting At$40.00
(855) 441-4668Find Internet >

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EarthLink logo
up to 20 mbps speed available in Albany, NY.It's your Internet

EarthLink offers internet via Cable and DSL.

  • 24/7 support
  • 250x faster than dial-up
  • Included protection tools to block viruses, spyware, & hackers
EarthLinkInternet Starting At$29.95
(877) 355-1501Find Internet >

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Verizon logo
up to 150 mbps speed available in Albany, NY.Fios customers get upload speeds as fast as their download speeds.

Verizon offers internet via DSL, Fiber and Mobile.

  • 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
(844) 338-4948Find Internet >

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First Light Internet logo

First Light Internet offers internet via Fiber.

  • 24/7 Customer support
  • Fiber Optic Internet with speeds up to 10Gbps
  • Symmetrical speeds
First Light Internet
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Hudson Valley Wireless logo
up to 10 mbps speed available in Albany, NY.

Hudson Valley Wireless offers internet via Fixed Wireless.

  • Optional no contract pricing
  • Additional bandwidth available
  • Free installation in eligible service areas
Hudson Valley WirelessInternet Starting At$39.90
(888) 348-9312Find Internet >

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Mid-Hudson Cablevision logo
Cable and Fiber Optic internet solutions from Mid-Hudson Cablevision offer speeds of up to 28Mbps.

Mid-Hudson Cablevision offers internet via Cable.

  • Download speeds up to 28 Mbps
  • Reduced pricing when bundled with cable TV
  • Wireless modem rental available
Mid-Hudson Cablevision
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Mid-Hudson Data Corp. logo
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Mid-Hudson Data Corp. offers internet via .

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Television in Albany, NY

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

DIRECTV offers television to residential and business customers via satellite television.

  • 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
DIRECTVInternet Plans Starting At$50.00
(855) 410-2386Find Television >

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

Dish Network offers television to residential and business customers via satellite television.

  • Free upgrade to HD-DVR
  • Free Premium channels for three months (HBO, CineMax, Starz, Showtime, Dish Movie Pack)
  • HD included free
  • Local channels included
  • Free Installation in most cases in up to 6 rooms
  • 6,500 free On-Demand titles
  • DISH Protection Plan free for 6 months
  • HBO Free for 1 Year
Dish NetworkInternet Plans Starting At$41.99
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Cell Phone Plans in Albany, NY

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Stick Together
  • 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
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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).

Albany is ranked #8 for the most connected city in New York, based on percentage population connectivity.

Albany is ranked #308 for the most connected city in the United States, based on percentage population connectivity.

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 5 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 7 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 3 Mbps in Albany.

The average download speed for all wireless Internet providers in Albany, NY is 2 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 2 Mbps. The upload speed average via wireless Internet providers in Albany is 2 Mbps. Wireless Internet is defined as service coming from fixed wireless or mobile broadband providers.

Television Viewing Profile for Albany

There are 2 power local stations available in Albany.

Albany is in the Albany-Schenectady-Troy Demographic Market Area (DMA), which is the 59 largest media market in the U.S.

Albany is also in the smaller Albany-Schenectady-Troy DMA, which is the 59 largest media market in the U.S.

73% of the TV viewers in the Albany area use cable for some of their viewing. 20% of the TV viewers in the Albany are Satellite TV subscribers. An estimated 6,853 people (or about 7% of the population of Albany) receive their TV programming Over-The-Air (using an antenna) or receive no TV programming.

DirecTV Local Channels

ChannelStationNetwork
6WRGBCBS
10WTENABC
13WNYTNBC
17WMHTPBS
23WXXAFOX
45WCWNCW
51WNYAWNYA (MNT)

Dish Network Local Channels

ChannelStationNetwork
6WRGBCBS
10WTENABC
13WNYTNBC
17WMHTPBS
23WXXAFOX
45WCWNCW
50WYPXWYPX (ION)
51WNYAWNYA (MNT)
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Nearby Cities

Free Public Access Libraries

Albany Public Library - Arbor Hill-West Hill Branch148 Henry Johnson Boulevard
Albany, NY 12210
(518) 694-0596
Albany Public Library - Delaware Branch331 Delaware Avenue
Albany, NY 12209
(518) 463-0254
Albany Public Library - John A. Howe Branch105 Schuyler Street
Albany, NY 12202
(518) 472-9485
Albany Public Library - John J. Bach Branch455 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 482-2154
Albany Public Library - Main Library161 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12210
(518) 427-4300
Albany Public Library - North Albany Branch616 North Pearl Street
Albany, NY 12204
(518) 463-1581
Albany Public Library - Pine Hills BranchAlbany, NY 12208(518) 482-7911
Menands Public Library4 North Lyons Avenue
Albany, NY 12204
(518) 463-4035
Upper Hudson Library System28 Essex Street
Albany, NY 12206
(518) 437-9880
William K Sanford Town Library629 Albany Shaker Road
Albany, NY 12211
(518) 458-9274

Free Public Access Career Centers

Career Central175 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12206
(518) 462-7600