Internet Providers in Salisbury, Vermont

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Residential Internet Statistics for Salisbury, VT
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 30.83 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,200 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 40.21%

Internet Access in Salisbury, Vermont

Information on this page is calculated based on the FCC's bi-annual coverage reporting. BroadbandNow leverages direct provider reports to validate that data. Pricing and plan data is gathered manually through our data analysis team. Locally, we've analyzed 222 broadband plans for Salisbury since founding in 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 900 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

There is above-average competition between Internet companies around the Salisbury area. However, 700 locals don't have access to more than one provider. The consequence of this is that if they aren't satisfied with their local provider, they have to compromise for a low-speed wireless option. Thankfully, this issue isn't widespread in Salisbury. The average household has 3-4 options for Internet service.

As is expected for cities with Salisbury'ssomewhat low level of broadband competition, the average download speeds in Salisbury fall below the Vermont average. The current average speed for Salisbury over the past twelve months is 30.83 Mbps.

Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) as well as XFINITY from Comcast can also provide Internet service in Salisbury, although our speed test data suggests that Consolidated might be more robust.

According to the most recent FCC filings and direct provider reporting, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Salisbury in terms of coverage. These providers frequently cover the same addresses around Salisbury.

  • There are 10 internet providers in Salisbury with 7 of those offering residential service
  • Salisbury is the 181st most connected city in Vermont behind Middlebury, New Haven, Bristol, Pittsford, and Brandon.
  • The fastest zip code in Salisbury for February 2021 is 05769. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

700 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Salisbury, Vermont

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Salisbury, Vermont

  • Consolidated - 94.1% Availability in Salisbury - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 40.7% Availability in Salisbury - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Salisbury - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Salisbury - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Salisbury

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Salisbury is the 181st most connected city in Vermont behind Middlebury, New Haven, Bristol, Pittsford, and Brandon.

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

Approximately 300 people in Addison 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.

Approximately 36% of Salisbury 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, 05769 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Salisbury.

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

In Addison County, approximately 5,000 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.

Data Caps in Salisbury

Data collected by our researchers suggests that common ISPs currently use data caps on home broadband packages. Data caps are disliked because subscribers view caps as a tactic to limit streaming services. Providers maintain caps are a necessary strategy for managing heavy network congestion. Either way, the culprit is streaming services, which easily eats up 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Salisbury

Provider Type Coverage Speed
VTel Wireless Fixed Wireless 99.8%+ 1.5 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 94.1%+ 80 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 90.5%+ 1.0 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 40.7%+ 1,200 Mbps
Hudson Valley Wireless Fixed Wireless 38.9%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Hudson Valley Wireless Fixed Wireless 58.6%+ 100 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 41.2%+ 987 Mbps

Compare Salisbury to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Salisbury 30.8 Mbps 7 $0.31 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +318.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +76.3 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +68.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +80.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +84.5 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Salisbury

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