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Internet providers in Fort Edward, NY
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Fort Edward internet service at a glance
Fastest advertised download speeds
Provider: Champlain Telephone Company
people have access to broadband internet of any type
1 provider - 100.00%
2 providers - 97.08%
3 providers - 41.89%
4+ providers - 0%
Most available internet technology
Cable - 100%
DSL - 97%
Fiber - 42%
At 100%, broadband coverage in Fort Edward 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 Edward area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Fort Edward residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 42% of those living in Fort Edward.
There are six internet providers serving the Fort Edward area, and 97.08% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Fort Edward's six internet providers, prices start at $34.9 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.
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Top high-speed internet providers in Fort Edward
The largest internet providers in Fort Edward are Verizon, Spectrum, and Champlain Telephone Company bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to Fort Edward.
DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Fort Edward residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Fort Edward’s third most-available internet provider, Champlain Telephone Company, offers fiber-optic to around 42% of Fort Edward residents.
Verizon DSL internet
DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Fort Edward covering 97% of the area.
DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Fort Edward 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Fort Edward, $44.97.
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 Edward. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Fort Edward's providers, 44 Mbps.
Spectrum cable internet
Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Fort Edward covering 100% of the area.
Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Fort Edward 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 Edward, $44.97.
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 Edward, $0.73.
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 Fort Edward. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Fort Edward's providers, 44 Mbps.
Champlain Telephone Company fiber-optic internet
Fiber-optic from Champlain Telephone Company offers broadband to about half of households in Fort Edward covering 42% of the area.
Fiber-optic service from Champlain Telephone Company is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Fort Edward than other internet types.
Internet prices for Champlain Telephone Company start at $39.95/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Fort Edward, $44.97.
For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Champlain Telephone Company offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Fort Edward. These download speeds are available to 42% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fort Edward's providers, 44 Mbps.
Internet coverage for rural areas
If you live in the heart of Fort Edward, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Fort Edward, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.
Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Fort Edward and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Fort Edward at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Fort Edward at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Fort Edward residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.
Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Fort Edward may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Fort Edward cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.
Internet provider frequently asked questions
What’s the fastest internet provider in Fort Edward?
Champlain Telephone Company is the fastest internet provider in Fort Edward with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 42% of households in Fort Edward. The next fastest internet provider in Fort Edward is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.
What’s the cheapest internet provider in Fort Edward?
Hudson Valley Wireless offers the cheapest internet in Fort Edward with plans starting at $34.9/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fort Edward, $44.97.
Is fiber internet available in Fort Edward?
Champlain Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Fort Edward, covering 42% of the city.
Do I need a phone line for broadband?
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.
Should I use my own router?
There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.
How do I get faster internet?
Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.