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Internet Providers in Montpelier, Indiana
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Internet Access in Montpelier, Indiana
Viasat Internet has the most availability in Montpelier. HughesNet is also widely available.
T-Mobile Home Internet provides an second choice. They offer 86 percent local availability and a maximum speed of 25 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only way to get Internet for residents of Montpelier. fixed wireless outfits such as WATCH Communications are able to achieve 100 Mbps or more via wireless links.
In terms of network tech offered the city, the most prevalent physical wire Internet tech infrastructures are IPBB and Fixed Wireless and Fixed Wireless, with 73.59% and 86.73% respectively.
The average Montpelier subscriber will have 3 providers at a given location, or precisely 3.01 Internet providers per census block. Only 29.08 percent of the Montpelier population are stuck with one or fewer options for Internet service.
The broadband access stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from a mix of governmental data and privatized data collected from ISPs. Averaged statistics regarding speed and performance data is sourced primarily via M-Labs, which is the speed test tool shown within BroadbandNow and Google and Chrome queries. Our market research team has manually aggregated price and plan details for 336 broadband deals for the Montpelier market as of 2021.
Internet Statistics 2021
29.1% of consumers in Montpelier900 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Montpelier, Indiana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Mainstream Fiber Networks||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||82.0%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||5.6%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB and Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||73.6%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||86.7%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Citizens Telephone Corporation||25 Mbps||DSL||5m 27s||3.7%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Montpelier
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Cap Issues in Montpelier
Data from our researchers suggests that common ISPs in the area use data caps on home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because users see them as a tactic to stop streaming services. Providers maintain they are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the issue is the same: video streaming, which easily eats up 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Montpelier to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Montpelier||2.2 Mbps||9||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +543.4 Mbps )||19 ( +10 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +159.1 Mbps )||18 ( +9 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +178.7 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +184.4 Mbps )||24 ( +15 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +176.9 Mbps )||9||$0.39 ( + $0.00 )|