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Internet providers in 12208

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic1.047%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL99%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 50 MbpsDSL2.861%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 50 MbpsCable2.494%
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12208 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 12208 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of New York - 100%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 12208 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.050% of those living in the 12208 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 12208 area, and 99.22% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 12208, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 12208

The largest internet providers serving the 12208 ZIP code are Verizon, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 12208 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Albany’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 12208 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in the 12208 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Albany, $44.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Albany, $1.73.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in 12208 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Albany's providers, 205 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 12208 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 12208 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Albany, $44.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Albany, $1.73.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 12208 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Albany's providers, 205 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 12208 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 12208 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Albany, $44.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Albany, $1.73.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 12208 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Albany's providers, 205 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 12208 frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in the 12208 ZIP code with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.047% of households in 12208. The next fastest internet provider in the 12208 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in the 12208 ZIP with service starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Albany, $44.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 12208 ZIP code, covering 1.047% of the city.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.