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Internet providers in 12210

Find internet providers serving the 12210 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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12210 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL100%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $39.95 -DSL5.100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Hudson Valley Wireless $69.90 200 - 200 MbpsWireless100%
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12210 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 12210 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 12210 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 72% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Albany, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the 12210 area, and 99.97% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 12210, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 10,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Albany

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 120 Mbps 9 Mbps Cable
Verizon 36 Mbps 17 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 12210

The largest internet providers serving the 12210 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 12210 ZIP code, covering 100% 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 12210 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in the 12210 ZIP code, covering 100% 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Albany, $57.47.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Albany, $0.34.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in 12210 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Albany's providers, 38 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 12210 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 12210 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Albany, $57.47.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Albany, $0.34.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 12210 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Albany's providers, 38 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 12210 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 12210 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Albany, $57.47.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Albany, $0.34.

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 12210 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Albany's providers, 38 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 12210 frequently asked questions

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont is the fastest internet provider in the 12210 ZIP code with download speeds up to 10,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 5.100% of households in 12210. The next fastest internet provider in the 12210 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers the cheapest internet in the 12210 ZIP with service starting at $39.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Albany, $57.47.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.