Internet Providers in Johnson, VT

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Residential Internet Statistics for Johnson, VT
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $45.23

Internet Access in Johnson, Vermont

FCC data shows two major infrastructure types around Johnson — coaxial cable (89.40% availability) and DSL (98.89% availability). Coaxial cable broadband is provided via cable TV companies, using copper coaxial television wires mounted on utility poles. DSL, similarly, is sent over landline phone lines. Most Johnson neighborhoods and street addresses have access to cable and DSL service from at least two telecom companies.

Viasat Internet has the largest coverage area for Johnson residents. virtually one hundred percent of Johnson census blocks can get access to them. HughesNet is the most common second option in the area, providing practically one hundred percent of residents with Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest plan in Johnson is 25 Mbps.

The information on this page comes from FCC reports. Then, it's through private data sources and direct provider reporting to create more detailed listings than is available from the FCC directly. Speeds and pricing data is sourced by our data division, who collect tens of thousands of data points each year.

Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) provides a common alternative to the primary providers. They offer 98 percent coverage and a top speed of 80 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only option for Internet service for residents of Johnson. fixed wireless outfits like VTel Wireless are able to reach 2 Mbps via direct wireless links.

View the map shown below to explore Internet service options at a street level. Although most areas have about 3 options for service, some areas can be less connected and might only have one company in the area.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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 Johnson, Vermont

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Johnson, Vermont

  • Consolidated - DSL - 98.9% Availability in Johnson - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • Xfinity - Cable - 89.4% Availability in Johnson - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Johnson - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Johnson - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Johnson

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Johnson is the 140th most connected city in Vermont ahead of Morrisville, Wolcott, and Hyde Park, but behind Jeffersonville and Cambridge.

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 Lamoille 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 88% of Johnson 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 Lamoille 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.

Broadband for Education in Johnson

Economic development reports often find a strong correlation between broadband access and enhanced schooling. At the college level, personal Internet access is practically a necessity as universities including Johnson State College migrate to online systems to manage student work and research. Looking at 412 speed tests reported in the past annum at locations within 2 miles of Johnson State College campus, performance is on the lower side - the calculated average is 11.71 Mbps. This is speedy enough for simple use like sending emails, browsing, and research, but could be tricky for students in complex fields who regularly need to upload and download big files or use video chat.

Data Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Johnson

Data collected by our research team shows that some of the common ISPs in the area use data caps on residential Internet packages. Data caps are controversial since consumers view caps as a tactic for limiting video streaming. Providers maintain caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the issue is streaming services, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Johnson

Provider Type Coverage Speed
VTel Wireless Fixed Wireless 99.8%+ 1.5 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 98.9%+ 80 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 89.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Cloud Alliance Fixed Wireless 9.2%+ 25 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 5.5%+ 1.0 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 82.7%+ 987 Mbps

Compare Johnson to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Johnson 11.7 Mbps 7 $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +403.7 Mbps ) 16 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +107.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.16 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +104.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +115.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +115.9 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )