Internet Providers in Whiting, VT

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Residential Internet Statistics for Whiting, VT
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 13
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $63.04

Internet Access in Whiting, Vermont

The average household in Whiting can get service from 3-4 Internet Service Providers, or "ISPs." In context, this is actually a strong amount of competition compared to other cities. Competition between several providers in a city is correlated with lower pricing.

OTELCO is one of the top three providers in Whiting by coverage area. They are available for 84 percent of local addresses. VTel Wireless is another company worth knowing about — while fixed wireless Internet isn't as well-known as cable or DSL, it can provide an equivalent service quality in some cases.

The packages listed above are manually collected by our data analysis division.

Coverage from the biggest companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As residents might predict, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

Cable is the main kind of broadband with coverage in Whiting worth considering. Low broadband Internet infrastructure around the area causes low download speed averages, which clock in 79.64% under the Vermont average. Thankfully, 12.38 Mbps can handle most modern applications such as Netflix, Facetime, and etc. Data caps are common in Whiting. Data limits will create more issues for streaming video than speeds alone.

Internet Statistics 2021

600 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 Whiting, Vermont

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
OTELCO 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
OTELCO 40 Mbps DSL 3m 24s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Whiting, Vermont

  • OTELCO - DSL - 85.0% Availability in Whiting - Speeds up to 40 Mbps
  • Xfinity - Cable - 15.0% Availability in Whiting - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • OTELCO - Fiber - 7.8% Availability in Whiting - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Consolidated - DSL - 5.6% Availability in Whiting - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Whiting - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Whiting - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Whiting

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Whiting is the 208th most connected city in Vermont behind Middlebury, Ticonderoga, Pittsford, Brandon, and Crown Point.

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: 8% of people living in Whiting 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.

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 Caps Around Whiting

Data from our research team suggests that popular providers in Whiting currently place a limit on data use on residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since users view caps as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting", while providers insist they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the culprit is over-the-top streaming services, which can use anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Whiting

Provider Type Coverage Speed
VTel Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 1.5 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 95.8%+ 1.0 Mbps
OTELCO DSL 85.0%+ 40 Mbps
Hudson Valley Wireless Fixed Wireless 70.1%+ 100 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 15.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
OTELCO Fiber 7.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 5.6%+ 20 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Hudson Valley Wireless Fixed Wireless 79.8%+ 100 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 7.7%+ 987 Mbps
OTELCO Fiber 11.5%+ 400 Mbps

Compare Whiting to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Whiting 12.4 Mbps 9 $0.36 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +403 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +106.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +103.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +115 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +115.2 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )