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Internet providers in Herkimer, NY

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Herkimer, NY internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL96%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Herkimer internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Herkimer 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 Herkimer area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Herkimer residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.160% of those living in Herkimer.

There are four internet providers serving the Herkimer area, and 96.30% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Herkimer's four internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Herkimer

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 91 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable
Verizon 15 Mbps 5 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Herkimer

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

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Herkimer residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Herkimer’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Herkimer residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Herkimer covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Herkimer 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 Herkimer, $58.74.

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 Herkimer, $0.37.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Herkimer. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Herkimer's providers, 88 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 Herkimer covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Herkimer 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 Herkimer, $58.74.

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 Herkimer, $0.37.

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 Herkimer. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Herkimer's providers, 88 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Herkimer covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Herkimer 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Herkimer, $58.74.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Herkimer, $0.37.

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 Herkimer. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Herkimer's providers, 88 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Herkimer with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Herkimer. The next fastest internet provider in Herkimer is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Herkimer with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Herkimer, $58.74.

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.

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.

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.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.