Internet Providers in Center Harbor, NH

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Residential Internet Statistics for Center Harbor, NH
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $49.18

Internet Access in Center Harbor, New Hampshire

Center Harbor features only two dominent broadband network choices to understand — coaxial cable (near one hundred percent availability) and DSL (98.57% availability). Coaxial cable Internet service is delivered from traditional cable TV providers via coaxial copper TV cables mounted on telephone poles or buried in the street. DSL is sent over phone wires. The vast majority of Center Harbor neighborhoods and census blocks have access to coaxial cable or DSL from competing telecom companies.

The average Center Harbor household has 2-3 Internet companies available. Averaged out across all addresses, there are exactly 2.45 providers for each location.

Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) is also a commonly available Internet option for Center Harbor. They offer DSL service with coverage in 98 percent of Center Harbor.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Center Harbor's most common wired Internet choices.

The Internet access statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on public government data from the FCC and privatized datasets collected directly from telecoms, or via private sources. Statistics about speed and performance data comes primarily from M-Labs, which is a speed test tool shown within BroadbandNow as well as Google and Chrome search results. Our researchers have hand-sourced pricing for 189 Internet offerings in the Center Harbor market to date.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Center Harbor, New Hampshire

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Atlantic Broadband 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Center Harbor, New Hampshire

  • Consolidated - DSL - 98.6% Availability in Center Harbor - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • Atlantic Broadband - Cable - 98.3% Availability in Center Harbor - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 22.4% Availability in Center Harbor - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Center Harbor - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Center Harbor - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Center Harbor

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Center Harbor is the 9th most connected city in New Hampshire ahead of Wolfeboro, Moultonborough, Ossipee, Tamworth, and Center Ossipee.

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 Belknap 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.

Approximately 98% of Center Harbor 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.

In Belknap County, approximately 1,000 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.

Data Caps and Cord Cutting Around Center Harbor

Data from our research team shows that many of the common providers in the area place some sort of limit on data use for their home Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue because customers see them as a tactic to limit streaming, while providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the issue is streaming video, which can use anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Center Harbor

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 98.6%+ 80 Mbps
Atlantic Broadband Cable 98.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Cyberpine Cooperative Fixed Wireless 25.9%+ 2.5 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 22.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Atlantic Broadband Cable 98.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Atlantic Broadband Fiber 98.5%+ -- Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 48.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
FirstLight Fiber 0.3%+ -- Mbps

Compare Center Harbor to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Center Harbor 14.8 Mbps 6 $0.67 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +400.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +104.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +101.4 Mbps ) 14 ( +8 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +112.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +112.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.32 ( $0.00 )