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Internet providers in Alden, NY

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Alden, NY internet providers

Provider
Verizon - -DSL100%
Spectrum $49.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $49.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Alden internet service at a glance

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

There are four internet providers serving the Alden area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Alden's four internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Alden

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 137 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable
Verizon 33 Mbps 14 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Alden

The largest internet providers in Alden are Spectrum, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to Alden.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Alden residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Alden’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Alden residents.

Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Alden covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Alden, $49.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alden, $0.63.

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 Alden. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Alden's providers, 46 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

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

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Alden covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Alden 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Alden, $49.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alden, $0.63.

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 Alden. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Alden's providers, 46 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Alden covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Alden 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Alden, $49.99.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alden, $0.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Alden. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Alden's providers, 46 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Alden with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Alden. The next fastest internet provider in Alden is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Alden with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Alden, $49.99.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.