Internet Providers in Chester, Vermont

Most Popular Internet Providers in Chester, Vermont:

Showing 1 to 8 Providers

  • 1. 1. Xfinity
    81.1% Available
    81.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1200 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1200mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $29.99 - $95.95
    • Contracts: 2 Years - None required
  • 2. 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-100mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 3. 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    View HughesNet Details
    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. VTel Wireless
    99.8% Available
    99.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1.5 Mbps
    Download
  • 5. 5. VTel
    93% Available
    93%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10000 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 24-10000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber and DSL
    • Price Range: $48.95 - $399.95
  • 6. 6. WaveComm
    40.9% Available
    40.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    3 Mbps
    Download
  • 7. 7. Consolidated
    6% Available
    6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    20 Mbps
    Download
    2 Mbps
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 6-20mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Installation: Free professional installation.
    • Price Range: $24.95 - $81.95
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 8. 8. TDS
    5.7% Available
    5.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    15 Mbps
    Upload
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-100mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Installation: Includes equipment one-time handling fee and free professional installation.
    • Price Range: $29.95 - $67.95
  • 1. 1. VTel
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 1000-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $77.65 - $257.65
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 2. 2. VTel
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    25 Mbps
    Upload
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 24-25mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $77.65 - $77.65
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 3. 3. Comcast Business
    65.9% Available
    65.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    987 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
    View Comcast Business Details
    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-987mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Online only: Free professional installation
    • Price Range: $79.99 - $289.99
    • Contracts: 3 Years - 3 Years required
    Deal
    There are 5 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. VTel
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 1000-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $77.65 - $257.65
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 5. 5. Comcast Business
    65.9% Available
    65.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    987 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
    View Comcast Business Details
    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-987mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Online only: Free professional installation
    • Price Range: $79.99 - $289.99
    • Contracts: 3 Years - 3 Years required
    Deal
    There are 5 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View AT&T Wireless Details
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. 2. U.S. Cellular
    93.4% Available
    93.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    0.768 Mbps
    Download
    0.768 Mbps
    Upload
    View U.S. Cellular Details
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-0.768mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $160
  • 3. 3. Verizon
    86.3% Available
    86.3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View Verizon Details
    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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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 279 plans collected in Chester since 2014, with 31 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 81.12% 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 from Comcast 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 2 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 choices, some areas can be less well-served or may be limited to one.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Chester with 8 of those offering residential service
  • Chester is the 50th most connected city in Vermont ahead of Ludlow, Charlestown, and Alstead, but behind Springfield and Bellows Falls.
  • The fastest zip code in Chester for July 2021 is 05143. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

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200 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 Chester, Vermont

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Vermont Telephone Company 10,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 0s 93.0%
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 81.1%
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%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Chester

Chester Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Chester is the 50th most connected city in Vermont ahead of Ludlow, Charlestown, and Alstead, but behind Springfield and Bellows Falls.

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

Approximately 500 people in Windsor 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.

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

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.

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

As of this month, 05143 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Chester.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Windsor County, approximately 2,000 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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Chester

Data collected by our researchers shows that popular ISPs in the area place a limit on streaming for their residential broadband plans. Data caps are a public issue lately because users view caps as a strategy to stop "cord cutting". Providers insist that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the problem is the same: streaming video, which can consume one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Compare Chester to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Chester 414.8 Mbps 9 $0.14 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +119.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( -266 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.16 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( -254.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( -245.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( -252.7 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )