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Internet providers in Alfred, NY

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Alfred, NY internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL95%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
FirstLight Fiber - -Fiber-optic5.085%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Alfred internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Alfred 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 Alfred area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Alfred residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 49% of those living in Alfred.

There are five internet providers serving the Alfred area, and 94.70% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Alfred's five internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Alfred

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 109 Mbps 6 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Alfred

The largest internet providers in Alfred are Frontier, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Alfred.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Alfred residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Alfred’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Alfred residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Alfred covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Alfred 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 Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Alfred, $59.99.

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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 Alfred covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Alfred 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 Alfred, $59.99.

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 Alfred, $0.54.

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Alfred 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Alfred, $59.99.

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 Alfred, $0.54.

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

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Alfred with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Alfred. The next fastest internet provider in Alfred is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Alfred with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Alfred, $59.99.

FirstLight Fiber is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Alfred, covering 5.085% of the city.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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.

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.