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Internet providers in Watertown, NY

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Watertown, NY internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 15 MbpsDSL98%
Spectrum $49.99 300-1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Westelcom Network $NaN [object Object] - 25 MbpsDSL61%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $64.99 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Watertown internet service at a glance

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 $NaN and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Watertown

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 0 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Verizon 55 Mbps 6 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 107 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Watertown

The largest internet providers in Watertown are Verizon, Spectrum, and Westelcom Network bringing DSL and cable 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, Westelcom Network, offers DSL to around 61% of Watertown residents.

Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/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 $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Watertown, $57.49.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Watertown, $NaN.

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, 75 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 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Watertown, $57.49.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 1,000 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Watertown, $NaN.

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, 75 Mbps.

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Westelcom Network DSL internet

Provider

Westelcom Network

Starting price*
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Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

61%

DSL from Westelcom Network offers broadband to most households in Watertown covering 61% of the area.

DSL internet from Westelcom Network 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 Westelcom Network start at $[object Object]/mo.*, which is starting price for internet in Watertown, $57.49.

Westelcom Network customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to [object Object] Mbps, which comes to an estimated $NaN per Mbps, cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Watertown, $NaN.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Westelcom Network offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Watertown. These download speeds are available to 61% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Watertown's providers, 75 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Watertown and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Watertown at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Watertown at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Watertown residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Watertown with download speeds up to 1,000 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.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Watertown with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Watertown, $57.49.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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.