Internet Service Providers in Pittsfield, Vermont

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Residential Internet Statistics for Pittsfield, VT
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 128.71 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,200 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.74%

Internet Access in Pittsfield, Vermont

According to our latest coverage data, the Pittsfield area has two commonly available Internet options: Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 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 Cable (1.11 percent coverage) and Satellite (close to one hundred 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.

  • There are 9 internet providers in Pittsfield with 7 of those offering residential service
  • Pittsfield is the 120th most connected city in Vermont ahead of Brandon, but behind Randolph, Bethel, Proctor, and Pittsford.
  • The fastest zip code in Pittsfield for February 2021 is 05762. (see all below).

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Pittsfield, Vermont

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
EC Fiber 800 Mbps Fiber 10s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Pittsfield, Vermont

  • Consolidated - 99.6% Availability in Pittsfield - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • EC Fiber - 99.3% Availability in Pittsfield - Speeds up to 800 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 1.1% Availability in Pittsfield - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Pittsfield - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Pittsfield - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Pittsfield

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Pittsfield is the 120th most connected city in Vermont ahead of Brandon, but behind Randolph, Bethel, Proctor, and Pittsford.

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

Approximately 100 people in Rutland 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: 99% of people living in Pittsfield 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 99% of Pittsfield 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.

As of this month, 05762 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Pittsfield.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Rutland County, approximately 3,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Pittsfield

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 99.6%+ 100 Mbps
EC Fiber Fiber 99.3%+ 800 Mbps
VTel Wireless Fixed Wireless 98.9%+ 1.5 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 97.6%+ 1.0 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 1.1%+ 1,200 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
EC Fiber Fiber 98.3%+ 800 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 0.2%+ 987 Mbps

Compare Pittsfield to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Pittsfield 128.7 Mbps 7 $0.27 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +220.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( -21.6 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( -29 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( -17 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( -13.4 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )