Internet Providers in Norwich, VT

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Residential Internet Statistics for Norwich, VT
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 15
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $68.15

Internet Access in Norwich, Vermont

Broadband network quality around the Norwich area is well-maintained, featuring download averages 29.67 percent higher than the Vermont average and local access to each wired broadband type, meaning fiber and cable/DSL.

Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) is also a commonly available Internet choice for Norwich, offering DSL connections available to 87 percent of the area. VTel Wireless offers an alternative wireless service worth noting to 99 percent of Norwich. Keep in mind it requires roof access and proximity to a VTel Wireless access point.

Broadband competition for residents of Norwich is strong. The average resident has around 4-5 providers to choose from. Internet access isn't spread out equally. A surprising 9.34 percent of the population are still limited to one or fewer options.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most common Internet options in Norwich.

The Internet access statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from government data and private datasets we collect from ISPs. Statistics about speed and performance data comes from M-Labs. [1] Our in-house market research team has manually gathered price on 353 Internet plans and bundles for Norwich to date.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Norwich, Vermont

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
EC Fiber 800 Mbps Fiber 10s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Consolidated Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Norwich, Vermont

  • Consolidated - DSL - 87.9% Availability in Norwich - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Xfinity - Cable - 82.6% Availability in Norwich - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • EC Fiber - Fiber - 78.2% Availability in Norwich - Speeds up to 800 Mbps
  • Consolidated - Fiber - 2.4% Availability in Norwich - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Norwich - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Norwich - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Norwich

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Norwich is the 38th most connected city in Vermont ahead of Hanover, White River Junction, Lebanon, and Lyme, but behind West Lebanon.

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

Approximately 500 people in Windsor 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.

Fiber Availability: 78% of people living in Norwich have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 91% of Norwich 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 Windsor 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.

Data Caps and Cord Cutting in Norwich

Data from our market researchers suggests that top providers in the area currently use data caps on home Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue lately because customers view them as a tactic for limiting streaming. Providers insist that data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the issue is the same: video streaming, which can use 1–7GB/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Norwich

Provider Type Coverage Speed
VTel Wireless Fixed Wireless 99.0%+ 1.5 Mbps
WaveComm Fixed Wireless 92.4%+ 3.0 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 87.9%+ 60 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 82.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
EC Fiber Fiber 78.2%+ 800 Mbps
Consolidated Communications Fiber 2.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 88.6%+ 987 Mbps
EC Fiber Fiber 100% 800 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) Fiber 2.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
FirstLight Fiber 1.9%+ -- Mbps

Compare Norwich to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Norwich 130.8 Mbps 8 $0.37 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +284.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -11.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -14.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -3.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -3.2 Mbps ) 8 $0.34 ( $0.00 )