Internet Providers in Rochester, NH
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Residential Internet Statistics for Rochester, NH
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,200 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$51.12|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Rochester, New Hampshire
Internet Access in Rochester, New Hampshire
Information on this page is calculated based on the FCC's bi-annual coverage filings. We leverage direct provider reports to further validate the information down to the census block or lit address level. Plan, pricing, and other data is gathered by our research team. We've aggregated 352 broadband deals in Rochester since 2014. The speed averages shown here are drawn from 19,010 IP-verified speed test records in the past 12 months.
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) is also a commonly available broadband choice in Rochester. They offer DSL service available to 99 percent of the area.
So far as the network technology options in Rochester, you essentially see two options: cable (providers such as Atlantic Broadband) and DSL (think Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)).
The average Rochester address has 2 Internet providers available. Accounting for all census blocks, there are exactly 2.97 providers for each location.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Rochester in terms of coverage. As the map below shows, the more common companies frequently cover the same addresses in different blocks around Rochester.
Internet Statistics 2021
0.5% of consumers in Rochester100 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 Rochester, New Hampshire
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Atlantic Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||99.2%|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||98.1%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||80 Mbps||DSL||1m 42s||99.4%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 Rochester
Data collected by our market research team shows that common ISPs place a limit on data use for their home Internet plans. Data caps are controversial because consumers see them as a strategy to stop "cord cutting", while providers maintain they are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming services, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Rochester to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Rochester||117.9 Mbps||6||$0.32 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +416.5 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +30.9 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +42.7 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +51.6 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +44.2 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|