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Internet providers in Amsterdam, NY

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Amsterdam, NY internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -DSL99%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Amsterdam internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Amsterdam 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 Amsterdam area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Amsterdam residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Amsterdam, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Amsterdam area, and 99.49% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Amsterdam's four internet providers, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Amsterdam

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

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

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 Amsterdam covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Amsterdam 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 Amsterdam, $48.74.

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 Amsterdam. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Amsterdam's providers, 50 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 Amsterdam covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Amsterdam 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 Amsterdam, $48.74.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Amsterdam, $0.62.

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 Amsterdam. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Amsterdam's providers, 50 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 Amsterdam covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Amsterdam 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 Amsterdam, $48.74.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Amsterdam, $0.62.

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 Amsterdam. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Amsterdam's providers, 50 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

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

Verizon offers the cheapest internet in Amsterdam with plans starting at $39.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Amsterdam, $48.74.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.