Consolidated Communications, a residential and business broadband service, provides internet access to customers in 21 states, with plans to extend fiber services to 70 percent of the company’s footprint by 2025. The vast majority of the Consolidated Communications network consists of older DSL lines, which has led company leaders to focus on upgrading their network to fiber in order to offer gigabit service to more customers across the country.
Consolidated Communications is available in New England and other areas across the country. Consolidated Communications provides the most state coverage in Alabama, California, and Colorado.
Consolidated Communications Plans and Pricing
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Among the most significant selling points of Consolidated’s internet service is its commitment to providing a seamless online experience for customers. Customers don’t pay overage fees, and Consolidated doesn’t throttle data for heavy users. Additionally, Consolidated doesn’t charge an installation or equipment rental fee, and contracts are not required.
The plans available to you depend on the development of Consolidated’s network in your location. In some regions, customers have a choice between speeds ranging between 7 and 100 Mbps. In areas upgraded with fiber lines, customers can choose up to 1 Gbps (1,000 Mbps).
|Plan Name||Download Speed||Starting Price||Data Cap|
|Consolidated Fiber||Up to 940 Mbps||$25 per month||Unlimited Data|
|Consolidated DSL||Up to 100 Mbps||$29 per month||Unlimited Data|
|Consolidated Cable||Up to 1 Gbps||$49.95 per month||Unlimited Data|
While Consolidated’s 1 Gbps plan at $60 per month is attractive, the older and slower DSL offerings dominate the network. Only about 14 percent of the Consolidated network have access to its fiber internet. However, Consolidated leadership has been implementing a strategic plan to expand fiber internet service across the current availability footprint. Determining whether you live in an area serviced by Consolidated Communications and what kind of connection (DSL, cable, or fiber) you’ll have access to is as simple as typing in your address in the following availability tool:
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Consolidated Communications Internet Speeds
Consolidated offers a range of plans and speeds due to the different connection types offered. The Consolidated Communications network consists of various connections – DSL, fiber, cable, and even fixed wireless. Our users see average speeds around 200 Mbps, but this is heavily skewed by Consolidated’s fiber internet users.