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Internet Providers in Salisbury, Missouri
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Internet Access in Salisbury, Missouri
Broadband competition in Salisbury is above average in comparison with other Missouri communities, with is an average of 4.39 providers serviceable in each census block. Salisbury ranks at 511th on the "most connected city" charts. As it stands, only 42.83 percent of Salisbury addresses are limited to one or fewer choices for Internet services.
We should note that since FCC data is currently only collected biannually and only released 6+ months after, providers shown in the results above may not reflect the most recent expansions or regional changes. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce this delay.
Taking a look at broadband technologies overall rather than particular local ISPs, the two most common service types are fiber and cable for most customers. Fiber is frequently used to replace aging DSL networks. Replacing DSL lines with fiber optics is often cheaper over the long term than the alternative of continuing to service and repair the older DSL wiring. Costs aside, fiber-optic also allows dramatically faster download speed (1,000 Mbps as opposed to the 5–15 Mbps or so DSL allows).
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Salisbury's primary wired Internet options.
While the main providers are HughesNet and Viasat, Chariton Valley Telephone also serves Salisbury with coverage in 95 percent of census blocks and a recorded maximum speed of 1,000 Mbps. Fixed wireless providers such as Chariton Valley Telecom can connect their customers to as much as 5 Mbps via direct wireless hardware. Explore the map on the page below to see broadband coverage on a granular level, or check the "Download Speeds" tab to compare how Viasat compares to other Salisbury options in consumer speed tests.
Internet Statistics 2022
42.8% of consumers in Salisbury1,000 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 Salisbury, Missouri
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Chariton Valley Telephone||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||95.0%|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||57.2%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Air Link||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s||1.2%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||68.2%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||68.2%|
|Chariton Valley Telephone||15 Mbps||DSL||9m 6s||4.4%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Salisbury
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 Caps in Salisbury
Internet companies have moved to add data limits to their residential broadband plans recently. The trend is certainly true in the Salisbury market, with local Internet choices such as Mediacom adding capped plans. This won't really matter for most customers, but it can affect users who stream a lot of HD or 4K content. If you have concerns about living within a set amount of data use, look for fiber plans in your area using the search bar at the top of this page. Fiber is frequently a bit pricier. However, they provide non-capped data use since fiber infrastructure doesn't have cable or DSL's bandwidth limitations.
Compare Salisbury to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Salisbury||79.5 Mbps||11||$0.52 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +466.1 Mbps )||21 ( +10 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +81.8 Mbps )||20 ( +9 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +101.4 Mbps )||19 ( +8 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +107.1 Mbps )||26 ( +15 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +99.6 Mbps )||10 ( -1 )||$0.36 ( $0.00 )|