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Internet providers in Ghent, NY

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Ghent, NY internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL14%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $39.95 -DSL100%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $39.95 -Cable32%
HughesNet $64.99 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 cable, which covers 100% of Ghent residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 60% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 32% of those living in Ghent.

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 $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 10,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Ghent

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 160 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable
Viasat 7 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Verizon 17 Mbps 4 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Ghent

The largest internet providers in Ghent are Verizon, Spectrum, and Telephone Operating Company of Vermont 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, Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, offers DSL to around 100% of Ghent residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Ghent, $56.97.

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 Ghent, $0.34.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.384 Mbps in Ghent. These download speeds are available to 14% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ghent's providers, 80 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

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 $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Ghent, $56.97.

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 Ghent, $0.34.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 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, 80 Mbps.

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Telephone Operating Company of Vermont DSL internet

Provider

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont

Starting price*
$39.95/mo.
Max download speed

10,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers broadband to all households in Ghent covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont 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 Telephone Operating Company of Vermont start at $39.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Ghent, $56.97.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers download speeds up to 10,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 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, 80 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 higher than average in Ghent at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Ghent at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Ghent 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 Ghent may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 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 Ghent cable and DSL internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont is the fastest internet provider in Ghent with download speeds up to 10,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Ghent. The next fastest internet provider in Ghent is Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, offering download speeds up to 10,000 Mbps to 32% of the area.

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers the cheapest internet in Ghent with plans starting at $39.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ghent, $56.97.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

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.

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%.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.