Internet Providers in Norwich, VT

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Residential Internet Statistics for Norwich, VT
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 15
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $66.72

Internet Access in Norwich, Vermont

Broadband network quality around the Norwich area is well-maintained, featuring download averages 38.20 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 and Fiber 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 356 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 Availability
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 82.6%
EC Fiber 800 Mbps Fiber 10s 78.2%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 87.9%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

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.

Compare Norwich to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Norwich 209.3 Mbps 8 $0.36 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +325.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( -60.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( -48.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( -39.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( -47.2 Mbps ) 8 $0.38 ( + $0.00 )