Internet Providers in Salisbury, VT

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Residential Internet Statistics for Salisbury, VT
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $45.23

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 233 broadband plans for Salisbury since founding in 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 468 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.

The average download speed in Salisbury across broadband providers is 130.23 Mbps. This is 0.68 percent higher than the Vermont 129.35 Mbps average.

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 and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Salisbury in terms of coverage. These providers frequently cover the same addresses around Salisbury.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Salisbury with 7 of those offering residential service
  • Salisbury is the 196th most connected city in Vermont behind Middlebury, New Haven, Bristol, Pittsford, and Brandon.
  • The fastest zip code in Salisbury for July 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 Availability
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 40.7%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s 94.1%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Salisbury

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Salisbury is the 196th 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.

Compare Salisbury to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Salisbury 130.2 Mbps 7 $0.38 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +404.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +18.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +30.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +39.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +31.9 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.38 ( + $0.00 )

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Salisbury

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