How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in West Fairlee, Vermont
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Internet Access in West Fairlee, Vermont
There are currently 2.97 broadband providers in each census block in West Fairlee. Consequently, most houses in the city will have a minimum of 2 options for Internet.
The packages listed above are manually collected through our data science and research team. Our team has aggregated 78 Internet plans in West Fairlee since 2014.
Coverage from the biggest companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As residents might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) as well as EC Fiber can also provide coverage in West Fairlee, often competing for the same customers.
Fiber Internet is the highest value option for most customers in West Fairlee. All broadband providers use fiber-optic cables to transmit data over long distances, but only true "Fiber to the Home" providers bring that fiber connection all the way to subscriber buildings. Other technologies in the listings above compete on pricing and flexibility rather than pure download and upload speeds.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In West Fairlee, Vermont
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|EC Fiber||800 Mbps||Fiber||10s||97.4%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||25 Mbps||DSL||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
Data Caps Around West Fairlee
Data from our market researchers suggests that some of the common ISPs place a limit on data use on residential broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue since users view them as a strategy to discourage "cord cutting", while providers maintain they are a necessary strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the problem is the same: streaming services, which can use anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.