Internet Providers in East Dorset, Vermont
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Residential Internet Statistics for East Dorset, VT
|Wired Internet Providers:||4|
|Average Speed Test Result:||42.69 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||10,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||8.91%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in East Dorset, Vermont
Internet Access in East Dorset, Vermont
There are 12 Internet providers in East Dorset. There are 4 LTE providers, and 8 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are currently East Dorset's most common wired broadband choices.
Looking at the Internet network technology types around East Dorset, there are essentially two primary choices: cable and DSL (providers like Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)).
Most East Dorset homes have 2 providers to choose from. This is a decent level of market competition. It tends to improve prices and service reliability. This competition isn't universal, however. In fact, a surprising 9.93 of residents still have only one or zero choices for broadband Internet services.
The broadband coverage statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of government data from the FCC and private data collected directly from industry sources, or through unlisted third parties. Averaged statistics regarding speed data is sourced via M-Labs, the speed test tool shown within our site as well as Google queries. Our market research team has hand-gathered package pricing and plan details for 231 broadband packages in East Dorset as of 2021.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In East Dorset, Vermont
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Vermont Telephone Company||10,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||0s|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||60 Mbps||DSL||2m 16s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in East Dorset, Vermont
- Consolidated - 96.8% Availability in East Dorset - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
- Xfinity - 89.8% Availability in East Dorset - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
- Vermont Telephone Company - 1.6% Availability in East Dorset - Speeds up to 10,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in East Dorset - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in East Dorset - 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.
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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming in East Dorset
Data from our researchers shows that many of the top ISPs in the area place some sort of limit on streaming on residential Internet packages. Data caps are controversial since users view caps as a tactic for limiting video streaming, while providers insist caps are a necessary tool for managing network traffic. Either way, the culprit is over-the-top streaming services, which easily eats up 1–7GB per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In East Dorset
|VTel Wireless||Fixed Wireless||97.5%+||1.5 Mbps|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||DSL||96.8%+||60 Mbps|
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||89.8%+||1,200 Mbps|
|King Street Wireless||Fixed Wireless||6.6%+||1.0 Mbps|
|Vermont Telephone Company||DSL and Fiber||1.6%+||10,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||76.3%+||987 Mbps|
|Vermont Telephone Company||DSL and Fiber||3.7%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare East Dorset to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|East Dorset||42.7 Mbps||8||$0.15 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +306.4 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +64.4 Mbps )||18 ( +10 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +57 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +69 Mbps )||21 ( +13 )||$0.21 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +72.6 Mbps )||9 ( +1 )||$0.26 ( + $0.00 )|