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Internet Providers in Roxbury, Vermont
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Internet Access in Roxbury, Vermont
Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Roxbury. HughesNet is also widely available.
DSL providers such as TDS Telecom deliver broadband service via telephone lines. This explains why DSL is marketed through telecom corporations that also offer telephone service. DSL is available to 96.21 percent of area addresses. Refer to the speed graphs below for insights into how advertised speed and performance align with actual speed and throughput.
Broadband competition for residents of Roxbury is high, with most households having 3-4 providers to choose from. Access isn't always spread out equally. A surprising 61.51 percent of addresses in the area are still limited to one option.
TDS Telecom is another commonly available Internet option for Roxbury. They offer primarily DSL connections with coverage in 93 percent of the area. VTel Wireless is another alternative wireless service to 89 percent of the local area. Keep in mind that this option requires roof access and line of site with a VTel Wireless access point.
The broadband coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of government data and privatized data collected directly from industry sources. Statistics about speed and performance data is sourced from M-Labs.  The BroadbandNow market researchers have hand-validated package pricing and service data for 236 broadband deals in Roxbury to date.
Internet Statistics 2021
61.5% of consumers in Roxbury300 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 Roxbury, Vermont
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||5.4%|
|EC Fiber||800 Mbps||Fiber||10s||32.5%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|TDS Telecom||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||93.1%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||40 Mbps||DSL||3m 24s||36.0%|
|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.
Data Cap Issues and Cord Cutting Around Roxbury
Data from our researchers suggests that popular ISPs in the area use data caps on home Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue lately because subscribers see them as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting". Providers maintain they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the issue is over-the-top streaming, which easily eats up anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.
Compare Roxbury to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Roxbury||58.8 Mbps||9||$0.19 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +475.6 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +90 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +101.8 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +110.7 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +103.3 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.19 ( + $0.00 )|