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Internet Providers in North Pomfret, Vermont
Residential Internet Statistics for North Pomfret, VT
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,200 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$69.65|
Most Popular Internet Providers in North Pomfret, Vermont:
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Internet Access in North Pomfret, Vermont
Data on this page is based on the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage filings. Our data also includes direct provider reports to further validate that data. Plane and pricing data is collected manually by our research division. Locally, we've analyzed and verified 217 broadband plans in and near North Pomfret since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 188 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
DSL providers like Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) deliver Internet services using pre-existing telephone lines on utility poles, which explains why DSL is typically sold through companies that also offer phone connections. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) network technology is accessible by 94.58 percent of the North Pomfret population. You can refer to the graphical tools directly below to get an idea of how marketed download speeds align with actual speedsrecorded by local subscribers.
Broadband competition in the North Pomfret area is overall strong, with most areas having 4-5 providers to choose from. Internet access isn't distributed fairly — a surprising 7.23 percent of the population still only have one or fewer options.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most common Internet options in North Pomfret.
Outside of the Internet options listed above, EC Fiber is another option to consider. They have Internet in 96 percent of the North Pomfret area. Wireless providers like VTel Wireless and satellite companies like are worth looking at, but the incumbent wired providers are usually a stronger deal so far as speed.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In North Pomfret, Vermont
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||22.0%|
|EC Fiber||800 Mbps||Fiber||10s||96.1%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||94.6%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
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 Cord Cutting Around North Pomfret
Data collected by our market researchers suggests that many of the popular ISPs currently use data caps on home broadband plans. Data caps are a public issue because users view caps as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting", while providers insist that caps are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. Either way, the issue is the same: streaming services, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare North Pomfret to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|North Pomfret||52.4 Mbps||8||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +482 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +96.4 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +108.2 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +117.1 Mbps )||23 ( +15 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +109.7 Mbps )||8||$0.38 ( + $0.00 )|