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Internet Providers in Grafton, Vermont
Residential Internet Statistics for Grafton, VT
|Fastest Speed Available:||10,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$78.88|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Grafton, Vermont:
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Internet Access in Grafton, Vermont
Looking at types of Internet with availability, fiber and cable are the widest available choices for Grafton residents. Cable Internet can be purchased from TV companies, which is the reason cable Internet companies listed above such as XFINITY from Comcast bundle TV service along with their Internet offerings. Both transmit higher than average speeds than DSL or wireless. For this reason, Internet speeds in Grafton outperform the Vermont average download speed by 47.07%.
We should note that since FCC data is currently collected twice a year and only made public six months after filing, availability shown here may not be complete.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Grafton's primary wired broadband options.
Competition among Internet service providers is decent for Grafton. The average Grafton household has 3-4 providers to choose from. Averaged across all locations, there are exactly 3.72 possible providers per location.
Aside from the Internet options listed above, Vermont Telephone Company is another option to consider. They have wired broadband in close to one hundred percent of the Grafton area. Fixed wireless providers such as VTel Wireless and satellite companies including are also worth considering, but the main wired providers usually offer a stronger value when it comes to performance and pricing.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Grafton, Vermont
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Vermont Telephone Company||10,000 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||0s||100.0%|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||70.0%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||20 Mbps||DSL||6m 49s||2.5%|
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 in Grafton
Data collected by our researchers shows that many of the top ISPs in the area place a limit on data use on residential Internet connections. Data caps are disliked because users view them as a tactic for limiting video streaming, while providers explain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the issue is over-the-top streaming services, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Grafton to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Grafton||244.4 Mbps||7||$0.32 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +290 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -95.6 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -83.8 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -74.9 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -82.3 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.38 ( + $0.00 )|