Internet Providers in Underhill, VT

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Residential Internet Statistics for Underhill, VT
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 12
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $72.65

Internet Access in Underhill, Vermont

Data here is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual broadband coverage reports. BroadbandNow leverages direct provider coverage reports to validate the data on a census block level. Pricing and plan data on this page is gathered through our market research team. To date, we've aggregated 231 broadband deals in Underhill in the past few years. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 1,758 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.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As residents might predict, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) and XFINITY from Comcast can also provide Internet service in Underhill, often competing for the same customers.

Cable and DSL are the primary broadband types around the Underhill area. They are fighting over subscribers at many addresses and generally competing on service quality. Cable network speed is generally stronger, but big-picture performance metrics found with either system are similar and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block based on the network infrastructure in a given neighborhood.

View our maps on this page for analysis of competition between providers across parts of Underhill at the census block level. In this year, our data shows that the average census block in area has 4.55 or more Internet companies.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Underhill with 8 of those offering residential service
  • Underhill is the 48th most connected city in Vermont ahead of Essex Junction, Westford, and Cambridge, but behind Williston and Jericho.
  • The fastest zip code in Underhill for April 2021 is 05489. (see all below).

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 Underhill, Vermont

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Mansfield Community Fiber 400 Mbps Fiber 20s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Underhill, Vermont

  • Consolidated - DSL - 98.4% Availability in Underhill - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • Xfinity - Cable - 96.6% Availability in Underhill - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Mansfield Community Fiber - Fiber - 32.3% Availability in Underhill - Speeds up to 400 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Underhill - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Underhill - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Underhill

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Underhill is the 48th most connected city in Vermont ahead of Essex Junction, Westford, and Cambridge, but behind Williston and Jericho.

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

Approximately 900 people in Chittenden 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: 32% of people living in Underhill 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 Underhill 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, 05489 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Underhill.

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

In Chittenden County, approximately 3,000 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 in Underhill

Data collected by our research team suggests that common ISPs place a limit on streaming on home Internet packages. Data caps are disliked because subscribers view them as a strategy for limiting video streaming, while providers explain they are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network traffic. In either case, the problem is video streaming, which can use anywhere from 1–7GB/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Underhill

Provider Type Coverage Speed
VTel Wireless Fixed Wireless 99.4%+ 1.5 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 98.4%+ 80 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 96.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
GlobalNet Fixed Wireless 69.7%+ 30 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 58.7%+ 1.0 Mbps
Mansfield Community Fiber Fiber 32.3%+ 400 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 99.4%+ 987 Mbps
Mansfield Community Fiber Fiber 50.6%+ 400 Mbps

Compare Underhill to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Underhill 29.6 Mbps 8 $0.40 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +385.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +89.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +86.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +97.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +98 Mbps ) 8 $0.34 ( $0.00 )