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Internet Service in Vermont

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INTERNET ACCESS IN Vermont

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COVERAGE BY COUNTY

Vermont Interactive SVG Map showing broadband coverage by county.
91%
91% BROADBAND COVERAGE
15%
15% POPULATION UNDERSERVED

29.0

25th

BROADBAND SPEEDS

96.0%

of Vermonters have access to wired broadband 25mbps or faster.

84.6%

of Vermonters have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

15.8%

of Vermonters have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

WIRED COVERAGE

99.0%

of Vermonters have access to wireline service.

19.9%

of Vermonters have access to fiber-optic service.

82.4%

of Vermonters have access to cable service.

97.3%

of Vermonters have access to DSL service.

WIRELESS COVERAGE

99.7%

of Vermonters have access to mobile broadband service.

75.5%

of Vermonters have access to fixed wireless service.

Largest Competing Providers In Vermont

Top 5 Fastest cities in Vermont

CityAvg. Download SpeedNo. of Providers
1.Grafton142.8 MBPS7 Providers
2.Chester122.6 MBPS10 Providers
3.Pittsfield120.9 MBPS8 Providers
4.North Bennington93.7 MBPS12 Providers
5.North Springfield88.4 MBPS10 Providers

Speeds for Major Providers in Vermont

ProviderAvg. Download Speed
Vermont Telephone Company57.6 MBPS
Burlington Telecom45.0 MBPS
XFINITY from Comcast39.2 MBPS
Charter Spectrum38.1 MBPS
Consolidated Communications10.0 MBPS

GOV'T FUNDING

  • Since 2010, Vermont Center for Geographic Information has been awarded $3,542,996 in federal grants for Vermont's Broadband Initiative.
  • Another $45,649,894, accounting for 1.3% of all federal infrastructure grants, was awarded to broadband infrastructure projects in Vermont.
  • Since 2011, access to a wired connection of at least 10mbps has improved from 89.4% to 97.9% of Vermonters.

QUICK STATS

  • In total there are 62 internet providers in Vermont.
  • There are 25,000 people in Vermont without access to a wired connection capable of 25mbps download speeds.
  • There are 90,000 people in Vermont that have access to only one wired provider, leaving them no options to switch.
  • Another 7,000 people in Vermont don't have any wired internet providers available where they live.

Sources: Data collected via the FCC, NTIA, and other sources. For a full list of data sources please visit our data page.

Vermont CITIES

Average speed over time
Barre96.7%15 providers
Bellows Falls99.4%12 providers
Bennington99.4%14 providers
Brandon94.7%10 providers
Brattleboro94.2%14 providers
Bristol97.0%10 providers
Burlington99.4%17 providers
Castleton98.5%12 providers
Chester94.2%10 providers
Colchester92.0%15 providers
Enosburg Falls61.7%11 providers
Essex Junction99.4%16 providers
Fair Haven94.2%11 providers
Fairfax81.7%9 providers
Hinesburg96.7%11 providers
Jericho97.7%13 providers
Lyndonville90.4%11 providers
Manchester Center99.5%10 providers
Middlebury97.0%16 providers
Milton97.2%12 providers
Montpelier94.7%13 providers
Morrisville94.6%11 providers
Newport95.0%10 providers
Northfield88.8%15 providers
Putney89.5%12 providers
Randolph93.2%15 providers
Richmond99.3%12 providers
Rutland99.6%13 providers
Saint Albans99.7%12 providers
Saint Johnsbury93.3%12 providers
Shelburne99.4%14 providers
South Burlington98.9%16 providers
Springfield97.9%13 providers
Stowe93.7%14 providers
Swanton99.4%11 providers
Vergennes82.1%12 providers
Waterbury94.8%14 providers
White River Junction93.1%14 providers
Williston98.8%18 providers
Windsor96.5%14 providers
Winooski100.0%13 providers
Last Updated on 10/16/2019.