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Provider: Champlain Telephone Company
people have access to broadband internet of any type
1 provider - 100%
2 providers - 98.21%
3 providers - 28.53%
4+ providers - 0%
Cable - 100%
DSL - 98%
Fiber - 29%
At 100%, broadband coverage in Saratoga Springs 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 Saratoga Springs area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Saratoga Springs residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 29% of those living in Saratoga Springs.
There are six internet providers serving the Saratoga Springs area, and 98.21% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Saratoga Springs's six internet providers, prices start at $34.9 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.
The largest internet providers in Saratoga Springs are Verizon, Spectrum, and Champlain Telephone Company bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to Saratoga Springs.
DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Saratoga Springs residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Saratoga Springs’s third most-available internet provider, Champlain Telephone Company, offers fiber-optic to around 29% of Saratoga Springs residents.
DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Saratoga Springs covering 98% of the area.
DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Saratoga Springs 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 Saratoga Springs, $44.97.
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 Saratoga Springs. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Saratoga Springs's providers, 44 Mbps.
Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Saratoga Springs covering 100% of the area.
Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Saratoga Springs 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 Saratoga Springs, $44.97.
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 Saratoga Springs, $0.73.
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 Saratoga Springs. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Saratoga Springs's providers, 44 Mbps.
Fiber-optic from Champlain Telephone Company offers broadband to some, but not many households in Saratoga Springs covering 29% of the area.
Fiber-optic service from Champlain Telephone Company is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Saratoga Springs than other internet types.
Internet prices for Champlain Telephone Company start at $39.95/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Saratoga Springs, $44.97.
For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Champlain Telephone Company offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Saratoga Springs. These download speeds are available to 29% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Saratoga Springs's providers, 44 Mbps.
If you live in the heart of Saratoga Springs, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Saratoga Springs, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.
Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Saratoga Springs and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Saratoga Springs at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Saratoga Springs at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Saratoga Springs 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 Saratoga Springs 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 Saratoga Springs cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.
Champlain Telephone Company is the fastest internet provider in Saratoga Springs with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 29% of households in Saratoga Springs. The next fastest internet provider in Saratoga Springs is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 2.350% of the area.
Hudson Valley Wireless offers the cheapest internet in Saratoga Springs with plans starting at $34.9/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Saratoga Springs, $44.97.
Champlain Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Saratoga Springs, covering 29% of the city. Verizon also offers fiber internet in Saratoga Springs and is available to 2.350% of households.
Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.
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.
Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.