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Internet providers in Niskayuna, NY

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic31%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 7 MbpsDSL95%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Niskayuna internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Niskayuna 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 Niskayuna area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Niskayuna residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 31% of those living in Niskayuna.

There are five internet providers serving the Niskayuna area. Among Niskayuna's five internet providers, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Niskayuna

The largest internet providers in Niskayuna are Verizon and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Niskayuna.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Niskayuna residents, covering 95% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from Verizon, which covers 31% of the area. Niskayuna’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of Niskayuna residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

7 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Niskayuna covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Niskayuna 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 Niskayuna, $48.99.

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 Niskayuna, $1.81.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 7 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Niskayuna. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Niskayuna's providers, 224 Mbps.

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Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

31%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to some, but not many households in Niskayuna covering 31% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Verizon is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Niskayuna than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Niskayuna, $48.99.

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 Niskayuna, $1.81.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 880 Mbps in Niskayuna. These download speeds are available to 31% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Niskayuna's providers, 224 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Niskayuna 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 Niskayuna, $48.99.

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 Niskayuna, $1.81.

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 Niskayuna. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Niskayuna's providers, 224 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Niskayuna and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Niskayuna at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Niskayuna at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Niskayuna 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 Niskayuna 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 Niskayuna cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Niskayuna with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 31% of households in Niskayuna. The next fastest internet provider in Niskayuna is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Verizon offers the cheapest internet in Niskayuna with plans starting at $39.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Niskayuna, $48.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Niskayuna, covering 31% of the city.

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