Internet Providers in Barnet, Vermont

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Residential Internet Statistics for Barnet, VT
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 79.49 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 32.31%

Internet Access in Barnet, Vermont

4-5 Internet providers are available for the average Barnet location. This is a strong amount of choice in comparison to other communities. Robust competition often results in lower pricing.

We should note here that since FCC data is only tallied up twice annually and only made public six months later, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce the delay.

DSL Internet providers like Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) deliver Internet service over phone lines on utility poles, which explains why it is typically sold through telecommunication companies that historically offered phone service. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) Internet is available for 96.53 percent of addresses in Barnet. You can refer to the graphical tools below for more information about how the advertised speed, latency, and etc line up with current customers' speeds.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Barnet's most common wired Internet providers.

Besides the Internet providers listed above, Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) provides a third option for wired broadband in 96 percent of Barnet. Wireless providers such as VTel Wireless and satellite Internet companies including are worth considering, but the main wired providers usually offer a better deal so far as performance and price.

Internet Statistics 2021

800 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Barnet, Vermont

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Barnet, Vermont

  • Consolidated - 96.5% Availability in Barnet - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 33.2% Availability in Barnet - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Barnet - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Barnet - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Barnet

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Barnet is the 161st most connected city in Vermont ahead of Woodsville and Lisbon, but behind Danville, Littleton, and Saint Johnsbury.

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

Approximately 700 people in Caledonia 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 33% of Barnet 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 Caledonia County, approximately 4,000 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 and Cord Cutting Around Barnet

Data collected by our researchers shows that many of the popular providers place some sort of limit on streaming on residential Internet packages. Data caps are disliked because users see caps as a tactic for limiting streaming services. Providers maintain they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. Either way, the problem is streaming video, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Barnet

Provider Type Coverage Speed
VTel Wireless Fixed Wireless 99.9%+ 1.5 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 96.5%+ 100 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 95.9%+ 1.0 Mbps
Mountain Top Telecom Fixed Wireless 64.8%+ 6 Mbps
Kingdom Connection Fixed Wireless 46.5%+ 10 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 33.2%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 21.0%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Barnet to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Barnet 79.5 Mbps 8 $0.22 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +269.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +27.6 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +20.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +32.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +35.8 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )