Internet Providers in Lowell, VT

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

Internet Access in Lowell, Vermont

Cable lines and Satellite lines make up the most widely available hardwired broadband network types within Lowell, with 8.19 and near one hundred percent coverage within city limits.

There is a strong amount of choice between companies within the Lowell area, but 800 people in the area still don't have service from multiple providers. The consequence of this is that if they aren't satisfied by their local provider, they have no choice but to compromise for a lower-grade wireless option. Luckily, this isn't the norm in Lowell. The average household has 3-4 choices for Internet service.

The packages displayed here are manually gathered through our data analysis team. The 36 plans shown are the most relevant of 173 broadband plans we've seen in Lowell to date.

Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) is one of the top three providers in Lowell as measured by coverage area. They are available for 95 percent of local addresses. Aside from the major providers, VTel Wireless is also a common option — while fixed wireless isn't as well-known as cable, it can be an equivalent service quality.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option overall. They have Internet coverage reaching near one hundred percent of Lowell residents. HughesNet is available to close to one hundred percent of local residents. The fastest download speed recorded for Viasat reaches 35 Mbps. HughesNet offers up to 25 Mbps. Anything above 10 Mbps will be enough for streaming standard definition video over WiFi. However, it may become an issue for multiple users or high-bandwidth apps like Google Hangouts and multiplayer gaming. Explore the Internet availability map on this page to compare broadband options on a granular level.

Internet Statistics 2021

800 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Lowell, Vermont

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Lowell, Vermont

  • Consolidated - DSL - 95.6% Availability in Lowell - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Xfinity - Cable - 8.2% Availability in Lowell - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Lowell - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Lowell - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lowell

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Lowell is the 216th most connected city in Vermont behind North Troy, Johnson, Newport, Barton, and Orleans.

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

Approximately 400 people in Orleans 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.

In Orleans County, approximately 4,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Lowell

Provider Type Coverage Speed
VTel Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 1.5 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 96.6%+ 1.0 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 95.6%+ 100 Mbps
Kingdom Connection Fixed Wireless 20.4%+ 10 Mbps
Cloud Alliance Fixed Wireless 18.5%+ 25 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 8.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 17.2%+ 987 Mbps

Compare Lowell to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Lowell 51.1 Mbps 8 $0.37 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +364.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +67.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +65.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +76.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +76.5 Mbps ) 8 $0.34 ( $0.00 )