Internet Providers in Starksboro, Vermont

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Residential Internet Statistics for Starksboro, VT
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 45.51 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,200 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 2.6%

Internet Access in Starksboro, Vermont

There are two main broadband service choices within Starksboro: coaxial cable (93.12% availability) and DSL (94.06% availability). Coaxial cable Internet access is generally delivered by cable TV providers, using their pre-existing coaxial TV wires mounted on utility poles. DSL Internet is delivered over phone wires. The vast majority of Starksboro blocks can subscribe to both cable service and/or DSL from two or more companies.

Coverage from the two biggest providers, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Starksboro.

There's a strong amount of choice between providers around the Starksboro area, but 100 people in the area still don't have service from more than one provider. This means that if they aren't pleased with the quality of service, they are left with no option but to use a low-speed wireless option. However, this isn't the norm in Starksboro. The average household has 3-4 choices for Internet service.

Green Mountain Access and XFINITY from Comcast also offer coverage in Starksboro, with shared coverage areas in some blocks.

The broadband access insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from a mix of government data and private data collected directly from ISPs or through unlisted third parties. Statistics about speed and performance data comes from M-Labs, which is a speed test utility integrated into BroadbandNow as well as Google and Chrome search results. [1] The BroadbandNow market research team has hand-aggregated price on 205 Internet offerings for Starksboro to date.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Starksboro, Vermont

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Green Mountain Access 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Starksboro, Vermont

  • Green Mountain Access - 94.1% Availability in Starksboro - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 93.1% Availability in Starksboro - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Starksboro - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Starksboro - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Starksboro

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Starksboro is the 65th most connected city in Vermont ahead of Waitsfield and Warren, but behind Huntington, Hinesburg, and Bristol.

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.

Fiber Availability: 34% of people living in Starksboro 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 92% of Starksboro 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.

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 Cap Issues and Cord Cutting Around Starksboro

Data from our researchers shows that popular ISPs in the area use data caps on home broadband plans. Data caps are a public issue since subscribers see them as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting". Providers explain that data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the problem is video streaming, which can use anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Starksboro

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Green Mountain Access DSL and Fiber 94.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 93.1%+ 1,200 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 75.6%+ 1.0 Mbps
VTel Wireless Fixed Wireless 65.2%+ 1.5 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 88.6%+ 987 Mbps

Compare Starksboro to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Starksboro 45.5 Mbps 7 $0.22 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +303.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +61.6 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +54.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +66.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +69.8 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )