Best Internet Providers in Albany, NY

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#1 Spectrum96.48% availability

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Speed up to:

50 Mbps

Price from:

$39.99

User Review:

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

#2 HughesNet97.18% availability

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Speed up to:

25 Mbps

Price from:

$69.99

User Review:

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

#3 Viasat97.5% availability

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Speed up to:

100 Mbps

Price from:

$60.00

User Review:

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

#4 Verizon84.19% availability

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Speed up to:

100 Mbps

Price from:

$69.00

User Review:

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

#5 Verizon Fios Fiber33.9% availability

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Speed up to:

940 Mbps

Price from:

$69.00

User Review:

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

#6 EarthLink45% availability

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Speed up to:

75 Mbps

Price from:

$49.95

User Review:

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

Television Only Providers in Albany, NY

#1 DIRECTV

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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

  • 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:
$59.99
Call now for DIRECTV internet availability at your address.

#2 Dish Network

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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 second 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 Inst
Dish Network television pricing starting at:
$59.99
Call now for Dish Network internet availability at your address.

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#1

Best Provider Overall

Spectrum

Best Provider for Gaming

Verizon Fios Fiber

Best Provider for Streaming

Verizon Fios Fiber

Best Provider for Availability

Viasat

Albany, NY - Internet Connection and Coverage Map


Compare Albany, NY Internet Providers Ranked by Maximum 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 - Spectrum
  • Best Provider for Fast Speeds - Spectrum
  • Best Provider for Gaming - Verizon Fios Fiber
  • Best Provider for Streaming - Verizon Fios Fiber
  • Best Provider for Availability - Viasat

Fastest Internet Speeds in Albany, New York

  • Verizon Fios Fiber - 940 Mbps** Fast Download **
  • Viasat - 100 Mbps
  • Verizon - 100 Mbps

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. Verizon Fios Fiber - 940 Mbps - Fiber Internet
  2. Verizon - 100 Mbps - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Television, Mobile and Phone
  3. EarthLink - 75 Mbps - Fiber Internet and DSL Internet
  4. Spectrum - 50 Mbps - Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, Television and Phone
  5. FairPoint Communications - 50 Mbps - Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet
  6. Cyberonic - 11 Mbps - Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet
  7. Lightower Fiber Networks - Fiber Internet
  8. 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. Spectrum - 50 Mbps - Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, Television and Phone
  2. Viasat - 100 Mbps - Satellite Internet and Phone
  3. HughesNet - 25 Mbps - Satellite Internet and Phone
  4. Verizon - 100 Mbps - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Television, Mobile and Phone
  5. EarthLink - 75 Mbps - Fiber Internet and DSL Internet
  6. Verizon Fios Fiber - 940 Mbps - Fiber Internet

Compare Internet Providers in Albany, New York by Coverage Area

ProviderMax Mbps DownloadMax Mbps UploadInternet ConnectionCoverage
1.Hudson Valley Wireless logoHudson Valley WirelessView Plans25 Mbps3 MbpsFixed Wireless Internet99.98%
2.Viasat logoViasatView Plans100 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite Internet and Phone97.50%
3.HughesNet logoHughesNetView Plans25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite Internet and Phone97.18%
4.Spectrum logoSpectrumView Plans50 Mbps5 MbpsFiber Internet, Cable Internet, Television and Phone96.48%
5.Verizon logoVerizonView Plans100 Mbps100 MbpsFiber Internet, DSL Internet, Television, Mobile and Phone84.19%
6.Cyberonic logoCyberonicView Plans11 Mbps11 MbpsFiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet84.19%
7.EarthLink logoEarthLinkView Plans75 Mbps3 MbpsFiber Internet and DSL Internet45.00%
8.Verizon Fios Fiber logoVerizon Fios FiberView Plans940 Mbps940 MbpsFiber Internet33.90%
9.FairPoint Communications logoFairPoint CommunicationsView Plans50 Mbps30 MbpsFiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet1.17%
10.Sand Prairie Wireless logoSand Prairie WirelessView Plans4 Mbps2 MbpsFixed Wireless Internet0.15%
11.Lightower Fiber Networks logoLightower Fiber NetworksView Plans~~Fiber Internet~
12.Level 3 Communications logoLevel 3 CommunicationsView Plans~~Fiber Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet~
13.BounceLinx logoBounceLinxView Plans~~Fixed Wireless 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