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Internet providers in Ghent, NY

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Verizon $39.99 15 - 1.5 MbpsDSL14%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 50 MbpsDSL100%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 50 MbpsCable32%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Ghent internet service at a glance

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

There are six internet providers serving the Ghent area, and 99.61% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Ghent's six internet providers, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Ghent

The largest internet providers in Ghent are Verizon, Spectrum, and Consolidated Communications bringing DSL and cable options to Ghent.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to many Ghent residents, covering 14% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Ghent’s third most-available internet provider, Consolidated Communications, offers DSL to around 100% of Ghent residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

1.5 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.384 Mbps

Average availability

14%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to a limited number of households in Ghent covering 14% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Ghent 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 Ghent, $43.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ghent, $1.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 1.5 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.384 Mbps in Ghent. These download speeds are available to 14% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Ghent's providers, 90 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 Ghent covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Ghent 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 Ghent, $43.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ghent, $1.69.

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 Ghent. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ghent's providers, 90 Mbps.

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Consolidated Communications DSL internet

Provider

Consolidated Communications

Starting price*
$25/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Consolidated Communications offers broadband to all households in Ghent covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Consolidated Communications uses telephone lines in Ghent 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 Consolidated Communications start at $25/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Ghent, $43.99.

Consolidated Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ghent, $1.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Consolidated Communications offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Ghent. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Ghent's providers, 90 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Ghent, you’ll likely have options from cable and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Ghent, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Ghent and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Ghent at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Ghent at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Ghent residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Ghent with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Ghent. The next fastest internet provider in Ghent is Consolidated Communications, offering download speeds up to 50 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in Ghent with plans starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ghent, $43.99.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.

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.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.