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Internet Service Providers in Schenectady, NY

Schenectady, NY has a total of 15 internet providers including  5 Fiber providers, 3 Cable providers, 3 DSL providers, 3 Fixed Wireless providers and 3 Satellite providers.

Broadband Score of 25Underachiever

Things are looking rough in Schenectady, NY for broadband service. An Underdog score of 25 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 Schenectady, NY (View all internet providers in Schenectady, 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 Schenectady, 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

Internet service delivered with faster uploads and faster downloads.

Exede provides Satellite in Schenectady, 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 Schenectady, 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

Top plans include free home WiFi.

Time Warner provides Fiber and Cable in Schenectady, NY

  • 1 GB of Email storage
  • Free home wifi
  • Free access to Time Warner Wifi Hotspots
98.73%Excellent Coverage
Time Warner internet pricing starting at:
$44.99

(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 Schenectady, 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
88.46%Excellent Coverage
Verizon internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(844) 338-4948

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2 Television Providers in Schenectady, NY

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Dish Network

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

Dish Network provides Television in Schenectady, 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 Schenectady, 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 Schenectady, NY

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Verizon

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

Verizon provides Cell Phone service in Schenectady, 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 Schenectady, 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 Schenectady, 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 Schenectady, NY

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

(844) 402-2497

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All 10 Broadband Service Providers in Schenectady, NY

ProviderMax DownloadMax UploadBroadband TypeCoverage
HughesNet logoHughesNet25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Exede logoExede25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Viasat logoViasat25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Time Warner logoTime Warner50 Mbps5 MbpsFiber, Cable and Television
98.73%
Spectrum logoSpectrum50 Mbps5 MbpsFiber, Cable and Television
98.73%
Verizon logoVerizon100 Mbps100 MbpsFiber, DSL, Television and Mobile
88.46%
Hudson Valley Wireless logoHudson Valley Wireless25 Mbps3 MbpsFixed Wireless
24.20%
FairPoint Communications logoFairPoint Communications30 Mbps30 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL, Copper and Fixed Wireless
0.42%
Wisper ISP logoWisper ISP20 Mbps4 MbpsFixed Wireless
0.03%
Level 3 Communications logoLevel 3 Communications~~Fiber, DSL and Copper~

Average Download Speed For Schenectady, NY

45 Mbps

Schenectady, NY's Broadband Profile

45,633 of the residents of Schenectady have at least one connection to the Internet (at home or the office).

Schenectady is ranked #38 for the most connected city in New York, based on percentage population connectivity.

About 69.07% of Schenectady is connected to the Internet. This means there are still about 20,436 people with NO Internet access in Schenectady, NY.

Internet Speed Facts For Schenectady, NY

The average download speed for all terrestrial broadband (including cable) Internet in Schenectady, NY is 45 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 100 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 23 Mbps in Schenectady.

The average download speed for all wireless Internet providers in Schenectady, NY is 25 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 25-50 Mbps. The upload speed average via wireless Internet providers in Schenectady 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 Schenectady, NY
DownUp
Fiber (5)100 Mbps100 Mbps
Cable (3)50 Mbps5 Mbps
DSL (3)7 Mbps1 Mbps
Fixed Wireless (3)25 Mbps3 Mbps
Satellite (3)25 Mbps3 Mbps
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Free wireless internet access points in Schenectady, NY

Mohawk Valley Library Association
858 Duanesburg Road
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518) 355-2010
Schenectady County Public Library
99 Clinton Street
Schenectady, NY 12305
(518) 388-4500
Schenectady County Public Library - Duane Branch
1331 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12304
(518) 386-2242
Schenectady County Public Library - Glenville Branch
20 Glenridge Road
Schenectady, NY 12302
(518) 386-2243
Schenectady County Public Library - Hamilton Hill Branch
700 Craig Street
Schenectady, NY 12307
(518) 386-2244
Schenectady County Public Library - Mont Pleasant Branch
1026 Crane Street
Schenectady, NY 12303
(518) 386-2245
Schenectady County Public Library - Niskayuna Branch
2400 Nott Street East
Schenectady, NY 12309
(518) 386-2249
Schenectady County Public Library - Rotterdam Branch
1100 N. Westcott Road
Schenectady, NY 12306
(518) 356-3440
Schenectady County Public Library - Scotia Branch
14 Mohawk Avenue
Schenectady, NY 12302
(518) 386-2247
Schenectady County Public Library - Woodlawn Branch
2 Sanford Street
Schenectady, NY 12304
(518) 386-2248