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Internet providers in 12983

Find internet providers serving the 12983 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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12983 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL100%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Champlain Telephone Company $39.95 -Fiber-optic3.930%
Fusion Cloud Services - -DSL1.890%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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12983 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 12983 ZIP code 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 12983 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. 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 42% of those living in the 12983 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 12983 area, and 99.80% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 12983, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Saranac Lake

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 88 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable
Verizon 16 Mbps 2 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 12983

The largest internet providers serving the 12983 ZIP code are Verizon, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 12983 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Saranac Lake’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 12983 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in the 12983 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Saranac Lake, $54.98.

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 Saranac Lake, $0.35.

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 12983 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Saranac Lake'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 the 12983 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 12983 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Saranac Lake, $54.98.

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 Saranac Lake, $0.35.

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 12983 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Saranac Lake'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 the 12983 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 12983 ZIP 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Saranac Lake, $54.98.

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 Saranac Lake, $0.35.

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 12983 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Saranac Lake's providers, 88 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 12983 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 12983 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 12983. The next fastest internet provider in the 12983 ZIP code is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Champlain Telephone Company offers the cheapest internet in the 12983 ZIP with service starting at $39.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Saranac Lake, $54.98.

Champlain Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 12983 ZIP code, covering 3.930% of the city.

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.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.