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Internet providers in Plattsburgh, NY

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Plattsburgh, NY internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -DSL100%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable100%
Champlain Telephone Company $39.95 -DSL100%
Champlain Telephone Company $39.95 -Fiber-optic88%
Westelcom Network - -DSL30%
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Plattsburgh internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Plattsburgh 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 Plattsburgh area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Plattsburgh residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 88% of those living in Plattsburgh.

There are seven internet providers serving the Plattsburgh area, and 99.99% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Plattsburgh's seven internet providers, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Plattsburgh

The largest internet providers in Plattsburgh are Verizon, Spectrum, and Champlain Telephone Company bringing DSL and cable options to Plattsburgh.

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

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Plattsburgh covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Plattsburgh 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 Plattsburgh, $46.98.

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 Plattsburgh. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Plattsburgh's providers, 112 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 Plattsburgh covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Plattsburgh 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 Plattsburgh, $46.98.

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 Plattsburgh, $0.59.

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 Plattsburgh. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Plattsburgh's providers, 112 Mbps.

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Champlain Telephone Company DSL internet

Provider

Champlain Telephone Company

Starting price*
$39.95/mo.
Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Champlain Telephone Company offers broadband to all households in Plattsburgh covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Champlain Telephone Company uses telephone lines in Plattsburgh 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 Champlain Telephone Company start at $39.95/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Plattsburgh, $46.98.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Champlain Telephone Company offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Plattsburgh. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Plattsburgh's providers, 112 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Plattsburgh and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Plattsburgh at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Plattsburgh at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Plattsburgh residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Champlain Telephone Company is the fastest internet provider in Plattsburgh with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 88% of households in Plattsburgh. The next fastest internet provider in Plattsburgh is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Champlain Telephone Company offers the cheapest internet in Plattsburgh with plans starting at $39.95/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Plattsburgh, $46.98.

Champlain Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Plattsburgh, covering 88% of the city.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.

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.