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Internet Providers in Topsham, Vermont
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Internet Access in Topsham, Vermont
Broadband competition in Topsham is above average compared with other parts of the state, with are 3.45 providers per census block on average. Topsham is currently the 112th most connected city in Vermont. (Measured by the number of companies with coverage at each local address) Only 42.23 percent of the area have fewer than two options for home Internet.
The broadband plans shown above are collected manually by our data analysis team.
Topsham Telephone Company as well as Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) also offer coverage in Topsham, offering 83 percent and 57 percent coverage respectively.
DSL Internet is widely available in comparison to other types of wired broadband around Topsham because it relies on landline phone wires to send data — the DSL line usually reaches the home from utility poles outside, which continues to a modem attached to the phone jack inside to complete the connection for home Wifi.
Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option overall, covering close to one hundred percent of Topsham residents. HughesNet is available for virtually one hundred percent of residents. The top download speed recorded for Viasat is up to 35 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised as high as 25 Mbps. In general, anything over 10 megabits per second will be sufficient to view SD video over WiFi, but may become problematic for multiple users or modern services such as video chat and etc. You can explore our availability map below to see broadband options on a granular level.
Internet Statistics 2021
42.2% of consumers in Topsham100 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 Topsham, Vermont
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Topsham Communications||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s||9.5%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||50 Mbps||DSL||2m 43s||57.5%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Topsham Telephone Company||7 Mbps||DSL||19m 30s||83.7%|
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.