Internet Providers in Albany, NY

Over 1,469 people in Albany found the best Internet Provider in the last 30 days.

#1

EarthLink Fiber

96.24% availability
EarthLink Fiber logo
Speed up to:

5 Gbps

Price from:

$49.95

User Review:

EarthLink Fiber provides Fiber Internet and DSL Internet services in Albany, NY.

#2

Spectrum

96.48% availability
Spectrum logo
Speed up to:

1 Gbps

Price from:

$49.99

User Review:

Spectrum provides Cable Internet, Television and Phone services in Albany, NY.

#3

Verizon

84.19% availability
Verizon logo
Speed up to:

1 Gbps

Price from:

$69.00

User Review:

Verizon provides Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Television, Mobile and Phone services in Albany, NY.

#4

Verizon Fios Fiber

33.9% availability
Speed up to:

2 Gbps

Price from:

$69.00

User Review:

Verizon Fios Fiber provides Fiber Internet services in Albany, NY.

#5

Viasat

97.5% availability
Speed up to:

150 Mbps

Price from:

$49.99

User Review:

Viasat provides Satellite Internet and Phone services in Albany, NY.

#6

HughesNet

97.18% availability
Speed up to:

100 Mbps

Price from:

$79.99

User Review:

HughesNet provides Satellite Internet and Phone services in Albany, NY.

Television Only Providers in Albany, NY

#1Dish Network

Dish Network

DISH Network is ranked #1 in customer satisfaction by J.D. Power

Dish Network provides Television in Albany, NY

  • DISH is ranked #1 in Customer Satisfaction by J.D. Power for the third year in a row.
  • 2-Year TV Price Guarantee.
  • Free Google Voice Remote and Smart DVR Included.
  • Record up to 16 shows at once.
  • 80,000 On Demand Titles.
  • FREE Standard Professional Installation from a trusted, local expert.
Dish Network television pricing starting at:
$64.99
Call now for Dish Network internet availability at your address.

#2DIRECTV

DIRECTV

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

DIRECTV provides Television in Albany, NY

  • Best entertainement options for any sports fan over Cable TV, including NFL Sunday Ticket!
  • Includes local channels
  • HBO, Showtime, Starz, Cinemax free for first 3 months
  • Free upgrade to Genie HD-DVR
  • Free professional installation in up to 4 rooms
DIRECTV television pricing starting at:
$64.99
Call now for DIRECTV internet availability at your address.

#1

Best Provider Overall

EarthLink Fiber

Best Provider for Gaming

EarthLink Fiber

Best Provider for Streaming

EarthLink Fiber

Best Provider for Availability

Viasat

Albany, NY - Internet Connection and Coverage Map


Compare Albany, NY Internet Providers Ranked by Fastest Speed


Use the below tables to compare high-speed internet service providers with internet speeds as well as data caps in Albany, New York

Your Best Internet Service Option By Usage

  • Best Provider for Overall Usage - EarthLink Fiber
  • Best Provider for Fast Speeds - EarthLink Fiber
  • Best Provider for Gaming - EarthLink Fiber
  • Best Provider for Streaming - EarthLink Fiber
  • Best Provider for Availability - Viasat

Fastest Internet Speeds in Albany, New York

  • EarthLink Fiber - 5 Gbps** Fast Download **
  • Verizon Fios Fiber - 2 Gbps
  • Spectrum - 1 Gbps

Internet Provider Types in Albany, New York

  • Fiber Internet - 12.88%
  • Cable Internet - 96.48%
  • DSL Internet - 84.18%
  • Fixed Wireless Internet - 99.98%
  • Satellite Internet - 100%

Widest Coverage Providers in Albany, New York

  • Viasat - 97.5%
  • HughesNet - 97.18%
  • Spectrum - 96.48%

Below is a list of the Fiber Internet options in Albany, New York with up to Gigabit connections. Search Fiber-optic internet plans and internet packages.

  1. EarthLink Fiber - 5 Gbps - Fiber Internet and DSL Internet
  2. Verizon Fios Fiber - 2 Gbps - Fiber Internet
  3. Verizon - 1 Gbps - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Television, Mobile and Phone
  4. FairPoint Communications - 50 Mbps - Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet
  5. Cyberonic - 11 Mbps - Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet
  6. Lightower Fiber Networks - Fiber Internet
  7. Level 3 Communications - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet

Here are the internet providers that have the best availability in Albany, New York, ranked by quality of service and fast speeds.

  1. EarthLink Fiber - 5 Gbps - Fiber Internet and DSL Internet
  2. Viasat - 150 Mbps - Satellite Internet and Phone
  3. HughesNet - 100 Mbps - Satellite Internet and Phone
  4. Spectrum - 1 Gbps - Cable Internet, Television and Phone
  5. Verizon - 1 Gbps - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Television, Mobile and Phone
  6. Verizon Fios Fiber - 2 Gbps - Fiber Internet

Frequently Asked Questions about Albany, NY

Which provider offers the best internet service in Albany, NY?

EarthLink Fiber is the best internet provider in Albany, NY, with download speeds up to 5 Gbps and pricing starting at $49.95.

How many internet providers provide service in Albany, NY?

There are currently 6 providers that offer internet service in Albany, NY.

What providers offer internet service in Albany, NY.

Viasat, HughesNet, Spectrum, EarthLink Fiber, Verizon and Verizon Fios Fiber offer internet service in Albany, NY.

What is the cheapest internet provider in Albany, NY?

EarthLink Fiber is the cheapest internet provider in Albany, NY, with pricing starting at $49.95.

What provider has the fastest speeds in Albany, NY?

EarthLink Fiber is the fastest internet provider in Albany, NY, with maximum speeds reaching 5 Gbps.

Is fiber internet available in Albany, NY?

Yes! Fiber internet covers 13% of Albany, NY.

Compare Internet Providers in Albany, New York by Coverage Area

ProviderMax DownloadMax UploadInternet ConnectionCoverage
1.Hudson Valley Wireless logoHudson Valley Wireless25 Mbps3 MbpsFixed Wireless Internet99.98%
2.Viasat logoViasatView Plans150 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite Internet and Phone97.50%
3.HughesNet logoHughesNetView Plans100 Mbps5 MbpsSatellite Internet and Phone97.18%
4.Spectrum logoSpectrumView Plans1 Gbps1 GbpsCable Internet, Television and Phone96.48%
5.EarthLink Fiber logoEarthLink FiberView Plans5 Gbps1 GbpsFiber Internet and DSL Internet96.24%
6.Verizon logoVerizon1 Gbps1 GbpsFiber Internet, DSL Internet, Television, Mobile and Phone84.19%
7.Cyberonic logoCyberonic11 Mbps11 MbpsFiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet84.19%
8.Verizon Fios Fiber logoVerizon Fios Fiber2 Gbps940 MbpsFiber Internet33.90%
9.FairPoint Communications logoFairPoint Communications50 Mbps30 MbpsFiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet1.17%
10.Sand Prairie Wireless logoSand Prairie Wireless4 Mbps2 MbpsFixed Wireless Internet0.15%
11.Lightower Fiber Networks logoLightower Fiber Networks~~Fiber Internet~
12.BounceLinx logoBounceLinx~~Fixed Wireless Internet~
13.T-Mobile logoT-Mobile~~Fixed Wireless Internet and Mobile~
14.Level 3 Communications logoLevel 3 Communications~~Fiber Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet~

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