Internet providers in Fort Drum, NY

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Fort Drum, NY internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -DSL78%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
King Street Wireless - -Wireless100%
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Fort Drum internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Fort Drum 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 Fort Drum area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Fort Drum residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 78% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Fort Drum, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Fort Drum area, and 78.25% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Fort Drum's five internet providers, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Fort Drum

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

DSL internet from Verizon is available to most Fort Drum residents, covering 78% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Fort Drum’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Fort Drum residents.

Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

78%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Fort Drum covering 78% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Fort Drum 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 Fort Drum, $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 Fort Drum. These download speeds are available to 78% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Fort Drum's providers, 112 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Fort Drum 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 Fort Drum, $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 Fort Drum, $0.62.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Fort Drum. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fort Drum's providers, 112 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 Fort Drum covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Fort Drum 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 Fort Drum, $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 Fort Drum, $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 Fort Drum. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Fort Drum's providers, 112 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Fort Drum with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Fort Drum. The next fastest internet provider in Fort Drum is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

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.

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.