Internet Providers in Silver Lake, New Hampshire

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Residential Internet Statistics for Silver Lake, NH
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 130.82 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,200 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.36%

Internet Access in Silver Lake, New Hampshire

Silver Lake offers 5 residential Internet providers, or 9 if you include business and mobile service. Consumers have access to 5 broadband choices like cable and DSL.

2-3 providers per address is a low level of broadband competition compared to other areas, but it's enough to drive price and speed competition in Silver Lake neighborhoods with provider overlap. As you can see in the interactive map below, availability can vary depending on your area.

DSL and cable are the two primary broadband options around the Silver Lake metro area. They are frequently overlapping and generally competing on service quality. Cable speed is overall better. That said, the overall speeds found with either type are comparable and which is "best" frequently varies based on the network infrastructure in that neighborhood.

Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As residents might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Silver Lake.

Internet availability insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from government data and private data we collect from telecoms. Statistics regarding speed averages comes primarily via M-Labs. The BroadbandNow research team has hand-aggregated pricing and service data for 227 broadband offerings in Silver Lake as of 2021.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Silver Lake, New Hampshire

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 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 Silver Lake, New Hampshire

  • Spectrum - 99.6% Availability in Silver Lake - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Consolidated - 95.2% Availability in Silver Lake - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 1.8% Availability in Silver Lake - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Silver Lake - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Silver Lake - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Silver Lake

Silver Lake Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Silver Lake is the 180th most connected city in New Hampshire ahead of Center Conway, but behind Conway, North Conway, Center Ossipee, and Tamworth.

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

Approximately 400 people in Carroll 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 95% of Silver Lake 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 Carroll 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 in Silver Lake

Data from our market researchers suggests that top ISPs in the area currently use data caps for their residential broadband connections. Data caps are a public issue lately because consumers see caps as a strategy to limit video streaming, while providers insist they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the problem is streaming video, which easily eats up anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Silver Lake

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 99.6%+ 940 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 95.2%+ 25 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 1.8%+ 1,200 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 940 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 0.6%+ 987 Mbps

Compare Silver Lake to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Silver Lake 130.8 Mbps 5 $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +218.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( -23.7 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( -31.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( -19.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( -15.5 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )