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Internet Providers in Center Harbor, New Hampshire
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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 190 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||Availability|
|Atlantic Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||98.3%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||80 Mbps||DSL||1m 42s||98.6%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
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 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.
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||$0.57 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +519.6 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +134 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +145.8 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +154.7 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +147.3 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|