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Internet providers in Cohoes, NY

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Cohoes, NY internet providers

Provider
Verizon - -Fiber-optic4.920%
Verizon - -DSL98%
Spectrum $49.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $49.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Hudson Valley Wireless $34.90 10 - 25 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 4.970% 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 $34.9 and available download speeds reach up to 940 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 Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in Cohoes

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

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Cohoes residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Cohoes’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Cohoes 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 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Cohoes, $46.22.

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 Cohoes, $0.75.

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 Cohoes. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Cohoes's providers, 44 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 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Cohoes, $46.22.

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 Cohoes, $0.75.

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 about the same as the average max speeds from all Cohoes's providers, 44 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

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

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Viasat 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Cohoes, $46.22.

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 Cohoes, $0.75.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat 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 about the same as the average max speeds from all Cohoes's providers, 44 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Cohoes with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 4.920% of households in Cohoes. The next fastest internet provider in Cohoes is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Hudson Valley Wireless offers the cheapest internet in Cohoes with plans starting at $34.9/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Cohoes, $46.22.

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

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.

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.

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.