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Internet Providers in Orleans, Vermont
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Internet Access in Orleans, Vermont
Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Orleans. HughesNet is also widely available.
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) is another commonly available broadband choice for Orleans, offering DSL and Fiber service available to 97 percent of Orleans. T-Mobile Home Internet offers an alternative wireless service to 83 percent of Orleans. Keep in mind that it needs roof access or line of site with a T-Mobile Home Internet access point.
Remember that since FCC data is collected biannually and only published 6+ months after, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.
Cable TV and Internet providers like XFINITY from Comcast and DSL Internet service providers like Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) are the top Internet service systems available in Orleans.
View the map below for more insights on Internet service competition at a granular census block level. As illustrated, while most census blocks have 3 choices for service, others are less well-served or may be limited to one. Despite fiber growth, a notable 20.45 percent of local households are in exactly this predicament.
Internet Statistics 2021
20.5% of consumers in Orleans500 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 Orleans, Vermont
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||78.6%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||97.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Orleans
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.
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 in Orleans
Data from our research team shows that some of the top providers in Orleans currently use data caps for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue since subscribers see caps as a strategy for limiting streaming services, while providers insist they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the problem is the same: video streaming, which can consume anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Orleans to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Orleans||51.6 Mbps||9||$0.31 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +494 Mbps )||19 ( +10 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +109.7 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +129.3 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +135 Mbps )||24 ( +15 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +127.5 Mbps )||9||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|