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Internet providers in Cohoes, NY

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Cohoes, NY internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL98%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic4.920%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Hudson Valley Wireless $69.90 200 - 200 MbpsWireless100%
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Cohoes internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Cohoes 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 Cohoes area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Cohoes residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 9.450% of those living in Cohoes.

There are five internet providers serving the Cohoes area, and 98.56% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Cohoes'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 Cohoes

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 84 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable
Verizon 117 Mbps 65 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Cohoes

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

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Cohoes residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Cohoes’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Cohoes residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Cohoes covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Cohoes 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 significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Cohoes, $60.97.

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 Cohoes, $0.27.

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 Cohoes. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Cohoes's providers, 226 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 Cohoes covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Cohoes, $60.97.

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 Cohoes, $0.27.

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 Cohoes. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Cohoes's providers, 226 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 Cohoes covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Cohoes 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 Cohoes, $60.97.

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 Cohoes, $0.27.

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 Cohoes. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Cohoes's providers, 226 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Cohoes with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Cohoes. The next fastest internet provider in Cohoes is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Cohoes with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Cohoes, $60.97.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Cohoes, covering 4.920% of the city.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.