Internet providers in Albany, OR

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Albany internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Albany is comparable to the rest of Oregon - 96%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Albany area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Albany residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 5.390% of those living in Albany.

There are seven internet providers serving the Albany area, and 97.17% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Albany's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Albany

The largest internet providers in Albany are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Albany.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Albany residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 69% of the area. Albany’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Albany residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Albany 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 Albany, $45.79.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Albany, $3.52.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Albany. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Albany's providers, 531 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

69%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Albany covering 69% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Albany 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 CenturyLink start at $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Albany, $45.79.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Albany, $3.52.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Albany. These download speeds are available to 69% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Albany's providers, 531 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 Albany covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Albany 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Albany, $45.79.

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 Albany, $3.52.

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 Albany. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Albany's providers, 531 Mbps.

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Albany, OR internet providers

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Provider
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 Mbps Cable 99%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 1,000 Mbps Fiber-optic 5.391%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 100 Mbps DSL 69%
Origin Networks, LLC - - Wired 1.201%
Origin Networks, LLC - - DSL 0.034%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Albany with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 5.391% of households in Albany. The next fastest internet provider in Albany is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Albany with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Albany, $45.79.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Albany, covering 5.391% of the city.

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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.

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.