Internet Providers in Chester, VT

Residential Internet Statistics for Chester, VT
Internet Service Providers: 6
Plans Start From: $29.95
Top Download Speed: 10 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Chester, Vermont:

Showing 1 to 8 Providers

  • 1. Xfinity
    81.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    81.7% Available
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. VTel Wireless
    99.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.5
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    99.8% Available
  • 5. 5. VTel
    93% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *10 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    93% Available
  • 6. 6. WaveComm
    40.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *3
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    40.9% Available
  • 7. 7. Consolidated
    6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *20 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    6% Available
  • 8. 8. TDS
    5.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    5.7% Available

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Internet Access in Chester, Vermont

Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Chester. HughesNet is also commonly available.

The information on this page is sourced from provider coverage reports. Listings here are through privatized databases to output more accurate results than governmental websites. Lit address data is currently limited to select providers. Information about pricing of individual Internet plans is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points every year. There are a total of 302 plans collected in Chester since 2014, with 26 Internet packages currently marketed in the area.

In terms of network technology in use Chester, the most common wired broadband technology varieties are Cable and Satellite, with 81.67% and practically one hundred percent respectively. Cable internet connections are marketed by former television companies, who use their existing TV network connections. Chester customers of cable service providers such as Xfinity often pick cable due to the combination of low pricing for decent speeds. (Compared to the alternatives, anyway.)

Vermont Telephone Company provides an alternative to the primary providers. They offer a maximum speed of 1,000 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only option for Internet in Chester. fixed wireless providers like VTel Wireless are able to deliver 2 Mbps or more using wireless technology. There are also 3 providers in the area offering enterprise and business products and services like T1 or custom fiber loops. Our results include all providers with explicit business plans online.

Activate the interactive map below to explore Internet service competition on the granular street level. You will discover that while most blocks have around 4-5 choices, some areas can be less well-served or may be limited to one.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Chester, Vermont

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 81.7%
Vermont Telephone Company 10,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 0s 93.0%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
TDS Telecom 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 5.7%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s 6.0%

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

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Chester is the 48th most connected city in Vermont ahead of Ludlow, Charlestown, and Alstead, but behind Bellows Falls and Springfield.

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

Approximately 200 people in Windsor County don't have access to any wired internet.

Reference

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 93% of people living in Chester have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 94% of Chester residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Windsor County, approximately 1,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Map of ISPs in Chester

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Compare Chester to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Chester 415.5 Mbps 9 $1.16 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +166.2 Mbps ) 22 ( +13 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -242.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( -215.8 Mbps ) 20 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( -213.3 Mbps ) 27 ( +18 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( -219 Mbps ) 11 ( +2 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )