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Internet Providers in Barnard, Vermont
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Internet Access in Barnard, Vermont
The Barnard area has two main providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider, with speeds up to 100 Mbps and coverage for virtually one hundred percent of the city. HughesNet provides Satellite, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of the area.
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) is another common broadband choice for Barnard. They offer DSL service with coverage in 98 percent of the area. VTel Wireless is another alternative wireless service for close to one hundred percent of Barnard. Keep in mind that this option needs roof access and line of site with a VTel Wireless tower or access point.
Competition between Internet brands is decent in general, and the average Barnard census block has access to 4 ISPs. Averaged out across all census blocks, that's exactly 4.86 service options per block.
DSL providers connect customers to broadband service using pre-existing phone infrastructure. This is why DSL is typically sold through companies that historically offered landline phone service. DSL (standing for Digital Subscriber Line) network technology is accessible by 98.62 percent of addresses in Barnard. See the speed graphs directly below to get an idea of how the promised speed and performance align with user-tested performance locally.
Coverage statistics on this page comes from FCC data, which compels companies in Barnard to report there coverage area data biannually. Using direct agreements with ISPs, we are able to validate this data against private data submitted by Internet providers directly. The speed averages shown here are calculated from browser-based speed tests originating in Barnard in the M-Labs database, a tool integrated into Google as well as BroadbandNow.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Barnard, Vermont
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||987 Mbps||Cable||8s||8.3%|
|EC Fiber||800 Mbps||Fiber||10s||97.3%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||98.6%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.