Internet Providers in Bradford, NH

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Residential Internet Statistics for Bradford, NH
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $45.83

Internet Access in Bradford, New Hampshire

The most common wired network types in Bradford are Satellite followed by Fiber networks. FCC filings suggest Satellite reaches a close to one hundred percent spread in the area, compared with the 99.00 percent Fiber service. While cable networks and DSL may be more affordable, fiber networks are in general a better fit to send digital data — not to mention that they offer significantly better download speeds. Owing to the widespread availability of Fiber connectivity within Bradford, the city's unweighted average downstream speed (226.65 Mbps) is 45.82 percent higher than the statewide average (currently 122.8 Mbps). However, the network speed and performance at individual addresses can change along with the quality of the "last mile" connection in that area.

The broadband access information listed here comes from FCC reports. Listings here are cross-validated using private databases to create more granular resources than is available from government websites. Data about pricing of individual Internet plans is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans each year. We've catalogued 223 Bradford Internet plans since 2014. There are 20 Internet or bundled packages currently active.

TDS Telecom is a common alternative, serving Bradford with 99 percent coverage and a maximum speed of 1,000 Mbps. Outside of home broadband, there are also 3 providers in city limits offering enterprise and business/smb subscriptions such as T1. The small business listings above include every provider with explicit business plans online, but keep in mind that consumer-focused companies sometimes have business options as well.

According to recent FCC reports, 66.28 percent of Bradford households (1,000 residents total) have a single option for home Internet service.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option on the whole, covering near one hundred percent of Bradford residents. HughesNet is available for close to practically one hundred percent of the population. The top download speed advertised for Viasat is 35 Mbps. HughesNet offers up to 25 Mbps. Anything above 10 Mbps is enough to stream standard definition video on WiFi. However, it may become challenging for large households or bandwidth-intensive apps such as Google Hangouts, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. You can explore the availability maps on this page to see how Internet options compare on a granular level.

  • There are 10 internet providers in Bradford with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Bradford is the 210th most connected city in New Hampshire behind Sunapee, New London, Newbury, Henniker, and Warner.
  • The fastest zip code in Bradford for April 2021 is 03221. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021



Bradford, NH

1,000 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 Bradford, New Hampshire

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
TDS Telecom 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
TDS Telecom 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Bradford, New Hampshire

  • TDS - DSL - 35.1% Availability in Bradford - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • TDS Telecom - Fiber - 99.0% Availability in Bradford - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Consolidated - DSL - 2.8% Availability in Bradford - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Bradford - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Bradford - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Bradford

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Bradford is the 210th most connected city in New Hampshire behind Sunapee, New London, Newbury, Henniker, and Warner.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 1,000 people in Merrimack County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 99% of people living in Bradford have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 34% of Bradford residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

As of this month, 03221 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Bradford.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Merrimack County, approximately 3,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Bradford

Provider Type Coverage Speed
TDS Telecom DSL 35.1%+ 100 Mbps
TDS Telecom Fiber 99.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 2.8%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
TDS Business Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
FirstLight Fiber 24.8%+ -- Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 1.8%+ 600 Mbps

Compare Bradford to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Bradford 226.7 Mbps 5 $0.91 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +188.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -107.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -110.5 Mbps ) 14 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -99.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -99.1 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )