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Internet Providers in Reading, Vermont
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Internet Access in Reading, Vermont
Broadband Internet competition is above-average in Reading in comparison with other parts of the state, with are 4.18 providers per census block, on average. Reading ranks 129th on the "most connected city" charts. Only 16.95 percent of the area have one or fewer choices for home Internet service.
Coverage from the two biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Reading.
So far as network options, Reading has all the primary wired broadband technologies: fiber and cable/DSL. In general, Fiber is the most robust medium for transmitting Internet connectivity. It's closely flanked by cable, with DSL in the rear of the group. Cable offers 69.23 percent availability around Reading, and is a popular mid-range choice.
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) and XFINITY from Comcast also offer coverage in Reading, and offering 94 percent and 69 percent coverage in the city respectively.
The coverage data on BroadbandNow comes from FCC data. Providers in Reading are required to submit deployment and subscriber data biannually. Leveraging our relationships with telecom companies, we are able to further verify public data with private data reported via providers. Since 2014, BroadbandNow has crunched 776 rows of data about Internet networks in Reading. The speed averages displayed here are calculated from real-world speed tests from Reading in the M-Labs database, which is built into Chrome search results as well as BroadbandNow.
Internet Statistics 2021
17.0% of consumers in Reading100 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 Reading, Vermont
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||69.2%|
|EC Fiber||800 Mbps||Fiber||10s||49.9%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||80 Mbps||DSL||1m 42s||94.6%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.