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Internet Providers in Pittsfield, Vermont
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Internet Access in Pittsfield, Vermont
According to our latest coverage data, the Pittsfield area has two commonly available Internet options: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider, with speeds as high as 100 Mbps and availability for virtually one hundred percent of the city. HughesNet provides Satellite, with availability for practically one hundred percent of Pittsfield and advertised downstream speeds up to 25 Mbps.
In terms of availability, the average location in Pittsfield will find 3 companies serving their location.
When we're looking at network technologies installed around the city, the most widespread hardwired broadband Internet connection types are Satellite (close to one hundred percent coverage) and Cable (1.11 percent coverage). Regular cable TV providers are the main source for cable home Internet service, thanks to the fact that they can leverage existing TV wires — which already connect to most homes — to connect customers to Internet service. Pittsfield customers of cable ISPs like generally select it because of the combination of low pricing for workable speeds. (At least, compared to DSL.)
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) provides a common second choice. They offer virtually one hundred percent local availability and a top download speed of 100 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only way to get Internet for residents of Pittsfield. fixed wireless outfits like VTel Wireless can reach 2 Mbps using wireless hardware.
The coverage data analysis on this page comes via FCC data, which compels Internet providers in Pittsfield to report deployment data biannually. By using direct agreements with ISPs, we are able to confirm public data against private data submitted by telecoms directly. Our speed averages are calculated from real-world speed tests from Pittsfield households from M-Labs.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Pittsfield, Vermont
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|EC Fiber||800 Mbps||Fiber||10s||99.3%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||99.6%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Pittsfield
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.
Compare Pittsfield to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Pittsfield||162.3 Mbps||7||$0.37 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +383.3 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( -1 Mbps )||20 ( +13 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +18.6 Mbps )||19 ( +12 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +24.3 Mbps )||26 ( +19 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +16.8 Mbps )||10 ( +3 )||$0.36 ( $0.00 )|