Internet providers in Alton, NH

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Provider
TDS Telecom $35 1 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic99%
Atlantic Broadband $39.99 50 - 150 MbpsCable99%
TDS Telecom $35 1 - 50 MbpsDSL78%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Alton internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Alton is comparable to the rest of New Hampshire - 98%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Alton area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Alton residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 78% of those living in Alton.

There are four internet providers serving the Alton area, and 98.88% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Alton's four internet providers, prices start at $35 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Alton

The largest internet providers in Alton are Atlantic Broadband and TDS Telecom bringing cable, fiber-optic, and DSL options to Alton.

Cable internet from Atlantic Broadband is available to nearly all Alton residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from TDS Telecom, which covers 99% of the area. Alton’s third most-available internet provider, TDS Telecom, offers DSL to around 78% of Alton residents.

Atlantic Broadband cable internet

Provider

Atlantic Broadband

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

15 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Atlantic Broadband offers broadband to all households in Alton covering 99% of the area.

Atlantic Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Alton residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Atlantic Broadband start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Alton, $46.25.

Atlantic Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alton, $2.10.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Atlantic Broadband offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 15 Mbps in Alton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Alton's providers, 313 Mbps.

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TDS Telecom fiber-optic internet

Provider

TDS Telecom

Starting price*
$35/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

120 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Fiber-optic from TDS Telecom offers broadband to all households in Alton covering 99% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from TDS Telecom is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Alton than other internet types.

Internet prices for TDS Telecom start at $35/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Alton, $46.25.

TDS Telecom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 1 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $35.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alton, $2.10.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, TDS Telecom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 120 Mbps in Alton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Alton's providers, 313 Mbps.

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TDS Telecom DSL internet

Provider

TDS Telecom

Starting price*
$35/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

78%

DSL from TDS Telecom offers broadband to most households in Alton covering 78% of the area.

DSL internet from TDS Telecom uses telephone lines in Alton to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for TDS Telecom start at $35/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Alton, $46.25.

TDS Telecom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 1 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $35.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alton, $2.10.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, TDS Telecom offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Alton. These download speeds are available to 78% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Alton's providers, 313 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Alton, you’ll likely have options from cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Alton, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Alton and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Alton at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Alton at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Alton residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

TDS Telecom is the fastest internet provider in Alton with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Alton. The next fastest internet provider in Alton is Atlantic Broadband, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 99% of the area.

TDS Telecom offers the cheapest internet in Alton with plans starting at $35/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Alton, $46.25.

TDS Telecom is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Alton, covering 99% of the city.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.