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Internet Providers in Silver Lake, New Hampshire
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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.
Averaged to account for all residences in Silver Lake, the average household has 1.97 Internet companies to consider. 1.97 choices is not much in comparison to most cities.
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 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 263 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||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||1.8%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||25 Mbps||DSL||5m 27s||95.2%|
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 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.
Compare Silver Lake to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Silver Lake||178.4 Mbps||5||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +356 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -29.6 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -17.8 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -8.9 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -16.3 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|