Internet Service Providers in Bradford, New Hampshire

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Residential Internet Statistics for Bradford, NH
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 219.62 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.57%

Internet Access in Bradford, New Hampshire

The most commonly available wired Internet technologies within Bradford are Satellite lines as well as Fiber lines. Satellite has a practically one hundred percent footprint in the area, in contrast to the virtually one hundred percent Fiber availability. Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network infrastructure is more well-suited for binary data and offers increased upstream/downstream speeds/performance/upstream performance, even though cable or DSL are almost always cheaper. As a result of the prevalence of Fiber-Optic lines within Bradford, the city's average download rate of 219.62 Megabits per Second is currently 49.34 percent faster than the state average (which is 111.27 Mbps). However, the network speed and performance at at a given location can differ based on the state of the "last mile" network on that street.

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 198 Bradford Internet plans since 2014. There are 20 Internet or bundled packages currently active.

TDS Telecom is a common alternative, serving Bradford with a top speed of 1,000 Mbps. There are also 3 companies in city limits selling specialized enterprise and business technologies like point-to-point connectivity and MPLS. Our results include all providers with explicit business services on their site, although some providers can connect both residential and business-class Internet.

According to recent FCC reports, 64.99 percent of Bradford households (1,000 residents total) have a single option for home Internet service.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 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 ahead of Warner, but behind New London, Sunapee, Henniker, and Newbury.
  • The fastest zip code in Bradford for February 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 and DSL 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
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 Telecom - 99.7% Availability in Bradford - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Consolidated - 2.8% Availability in Bradford - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Bradford - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 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 ahead of Warner, but behind New London, Sunapee, Henniker, and Newbury.

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 35% 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 Fiber and DSL 99.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 2.8%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
TDS Business Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
FirstLight Fiber 12.5%+ -- 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 219.6 Mbps 5 $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +129.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( -112.5 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( -119.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( -107.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( -104.3 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )