Internet providers in Putnam Lake, NY

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Putnam Lake internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Putnam Lake 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 Putnam Lake area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Putnam Lake residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 87% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 69% of those living in Putnam Lake.

There are six internet providers serving the Putnam Lake area, and 95.08% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Putnam Lake's six internet providers, prices start at $24.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Putnam Lake

The largest internet providers in Putnam Lake are Verizon and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Putnam Lake.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Putnam Lake residents, covering 86% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Verizon, which covers 69% of the area. Putnam Lake’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of Putnam Lake residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

86%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Putnam Lake covering 86% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Putnam Lake 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 Putnam Lake, $42.49.

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 Putnam Lake, $2.02.

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 Putnam Lake. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Putnam Lake's providers, 123 Mbps.

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Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

150 Mbps

Average availability

69%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Putnam Lake covering 69% 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 Putnam Lake than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Putnam Lake, $42.49.

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 Putnam Lake, $2.02.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 150 Mbps in Putnam Lake. These download speeds are available to 69% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Putnam Lake's providers, 123 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Putnam Lake covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Putnam Lake residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Putnam Lake, $42.49.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Putnam Lake, $2.02.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Putnam Lake. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Putnam Lake's providers, 123 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Putnam Lake, NY internet providers

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Provider
Frontier $24.99/mo. 6 - 24 MbpsDSL3.323%
Verizon $39.99/mo. 200 - 150 MbpsFiber-optic69%
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 MbpsDSL86%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 200 MbpsCable99%
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 MbpsCable10%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Putnam Lake with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 10% of households in Putnam Lake. The next fastest internet provider in Putnam Lake is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Putnam Lake with plans starting at $24.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Putnam Lake, $42.49.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Putnam Lake, covering 69% of the city.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

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.

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.