Internet Providers in Fair Haven, Vermont

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Residential Internet Statistics for Fair Haven, VT
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 22.2 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 25.73%

Internet Access in Fair Haven, Vermont

Consumers have access to 13 Internet service providers (ISPs) operating in Fair Haven. 3 of these are mobile companies and 7 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.

The level of competition between broadband providers available for Fair Haven is relatively strong, with most households having 3-4 providers to choose from. Access isn't spread out equally. A notable 28.75 percent of area residents are still limited to one option for wired broadband service.

Remember that since FCC coverage data is only tallied up biannually and only published six months after that, providers listed in the results below might not include the latest expansions. Our process incorporates availability data directly from many providers to help fix this problem.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the most common Internet options in Fair Haven.

Cable is the top network type with coverage in Fair Haven worth considering. Low broadband Internet services in Fair Haven contributes to the poor download speed averages locally. Fair Haven average download speeds rank 56.30% below the state average. In spite of this, 22.2 Mbps can handle common apps like streaming Twitch. Data limits from the incumbent providers around Fair Haven ultimately pose more of an issue for streaming video than Internet speed alone.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Fair Haven, Vermont

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s
OTELCO 40 Mbps DSL 3m 24s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Fair Haven, Vermont

  • Consolidated - 76.9% Availability in Fair Haven - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 67.9% Availability in Fair Haven - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • OTELCO - 40.2% Availability in Fair Haven - Speeds up to 40 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Fair Haven - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Fair Haven - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Fair Haven

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Fair Haven is the 54th most connected city in Vermont ahead of West Rutland, Poultney, Whitehall, and Comstock, but behind Castleton.

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

Approximately 100 people in Rutland 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 71% of Fair Haven 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 Rutland County, approximately 3,000 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 Around Fair Haven

Data collected by our research team suggests that common ISPs currently use data caps on home broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue lately because customers see them as a strategy to limit streaming. Providers explain data caps are a necessary tool for managing heavy network congestion. Either way, the issue is over-the-top streaming services, which can eat up anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.

Internet access in Fair Haven neighborhoods

We've analyzed data on Broadband coverage across all these neighborhoods in Fair Haven: Benson.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Fair Haven

Provider Type Coverage Speed
VTel Wireless Fixed Wireless 99.5%+ 1.5 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 88.7%+ 1.0 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 76.9%+ 80 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 67.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
OTELCO DSL 40.2%+ 40 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
OTELCO DSL 100% 40 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 39.5%+ 987 Mbps
FirstLight Fiber 0.9%+ -- Mbps

Compare Fair Haven to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Fair Haven 22.2 Mbps 7 $0.40 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +326.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +84.9 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +77.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +89.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +93.1 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )