Internet Providers in Bakersfield, VT
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Residential Internet Statistics for Bakersfield, VT
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$49.84|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Bakersfield, Vermont
Internet Access in Bakersfield, Vermont
Information on this page is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual broadband coverage reports. We also use direct provider reports to enhance that data, down to the census block or lit address level. Pricing and plan data is collected through our research division. BroadbandNow has found and verified 238 bundled Internet deals in Bakersfield since 2014. FCC data is updated biannually, but often gets posted to BroadbandNow before governmental releases (for most providers, anyway).
Broadband competition in Bakersfield is overall strong, with the average household having 4 Internet service providers to choose from. This choice isn't distributed evenly, however — a notable 11.9 percent of addresses in the area still have only one or fewer options for true wired broadband services.
When considering the network technologies in Bakersfield, you have two options: cable (providers such as XFINITY from Comcast) and DSL (providers like Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)).
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) is also a commonly available Internet option in Bakersfield, offering DSL service available to 99 percent of Bakersfield. VTel Wireless is another alternative wireless service to close to one hundred percent of local residents, although it requires roof access or line of site with a VTel Wireless access point.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the largest ISPs in Bakersfield in terms of coverage. As the interactive map below shows, these providers frequently compete at addresses in different blocks around Bakersfield.
Internet Statistics 2021
11.9% of consumers in Bakersfield100 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 Bakersfield, Vermont
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||80 Mbps||DSL||1m 42s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|Consolidated Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Bakersfield, Vermont
- Consolidated - DSL - 99.3% Availability in Bakersfield - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
- Xfinity - Cable - 77.6% Availability in Bakersfield - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Consolidated - Fiber - 20.4% Availability in Bakersfield - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Bakersfield - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Bakersfield - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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 Bakersfield
Data collected by our research team shows that some of the common ISPs in Bakersfield currently place some sort of limit on data use on residential Internet plans. Data caps are disliked because users see caps as a tactic to discourage "cord cutting", while providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the culprit is the same: video streaming, which can consume one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Bakersfield
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||DSL||99.3%+||80 Mbps|
|VTel Wireless||Fixed Wireless||99.9%+||1.5 Mbps|
|GlobalNet||Fixed Wireless||99.2%+||30 Mbps|
|King Street Wireless||Fixed Wireless||97.3%+||1.0 Mbps|
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||77.6%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Consolidated Communications||Fiber||20.4%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||Fiber||41.7%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||39.8%+||987 Mbps|