Internet providers in Watertown, NY

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At 100%, broadband coverage in Watertown 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 Watertown area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Watertown residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Watertown, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Watertown area, and 97.66% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Watertown's six internet providers, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Watertown

The largest internet providers in Watertown are Verizon, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Watertown.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Watertown residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Watertown’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Watertown residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Watertown covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Watertown 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 Watertown, $49.99.

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 Watertown, $2.27.

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 Watertown. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Watertown's providers, 88 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Watertown 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 Watertown, $49.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Watertown, $2.27.

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 Watertown. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Watertown's providers, 88 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Watertown covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Watertown 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Watertown, $49.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Watertown, $2.27.

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

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Watertown, NY internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 MbpsDSL98%
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
Westelcom Network, Inc. - -DSL61%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Watertown with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Watertown. The next fastest internet provider in Watertown is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Verizon offers the cheapest internet in Watertown with plans starting at $39.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Watertown, $49.99.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.