Internet Providers in Strafford, VT

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Residential Internet Statistics for Strafford, VT
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 800 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $80.12

Internet Access in Strafford, Vermont

Consumers have access to 10 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Strafford. There are 3 LTE providers, and 7 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.

DSL Internet providers connect customers to broadband service over telephone lines on utility poles, which is why DSL is sold through companies that bundle Internet access with phone plans. DSL (standing for Digital Subscriber Line) is available to 97.72 percent of the area. In spite of these issues with DSL networking, Strafford's average download rates are currently above the Vermont average by 76.47 percent.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet choices in Strafford.

We should note here that since FCC coverage data is processed twice annually and only made public 6+ months after filing, provider availability listed in the results might not reflect the most recent network expansions. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce the delay.

In summary, the average Strafford household is faced with 4-5 choices so far as home Internet, which is higher thanaverage. Strafford is number 152nd of 252 cities in Vermont in terms of Internet connectivity. Areas the FCC would consider "underserved" are comparatively low, although specific addresses may have issues that don't register in our coverage data. Activate the interactive map on the page below to see data about neighborhoods within Strafford.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Strafford, Vermont

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
EC Fiber 800 Mbps Fiber 10s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Strafford, Vermont

  • Consolidated - DSL - 97.7% Availability in Strafford - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • EC Fiber - Fiber - 97.3% Availability in Strafford - Speeds up to 800 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Strafford - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Strafford - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Strafford

Strafford Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Strafford is the 152nd most connected city in Vermont ahead of Fairlee and Lyme, but behind Norwich, Randolph Center, and South Royalton.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Orange 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: 97% of people living in Strafford 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 97% of Strafford 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 Orange 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Strafford

Provider Type Coverage Speed
WaveComm Fixed Wireless 100% 3.0 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 97.7%+ 100 Mbps
EC Fiber Fiber 97.3%+ 800 Mbps
VTel Wireless Fixed Wireless 96.8%+ 1.5 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 46.0%+ 1.0 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
EC Fiber Fiber 99.5%+ 800 Mbps

Compare Strafford to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Strafford 391 Mbps 7 $1.38 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +24.4 Mbps ) 16 ( +9 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -272.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -274.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -263.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -263.4 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )