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Internet providers in Alton, NH

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Alton, NH internet providers

Provider
BendBroadband - 300 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic99%
MetroCast Communications $19.99 -Cable99%
BendBroadband - 300 - 1,000 MbpsDSL78%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 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 76% 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 $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Alton

The largest internet providers in Alton are MetroCast Communications, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to Alton.

Cable internet from MetroCast Communications is available to nearly all Alton residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Alton’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Alton residents.

MetroCast Communications cable internet

Provider

MetroCast Communications

Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

null Mbps

Max upload speed

15 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

MetroCast Communications’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 MetroCast Communications start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Alton, $51.66.

MetroCast Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alton, $1.12.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, MetroCast Communications offers download speeds up to null Mbps and upload speeds up to 15 Mbps in Alton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Alton's providers, 67 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Alton covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Alton where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Alton, $51.66.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alton, $1.12.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Alton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Alton's providers, 67 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$69.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Alton covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Alton where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for Viasat start at $69.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Alton, $51.66.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alton, $1.12.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Alton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Alton's providers, 67 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

BendBroadband 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 BendBroadband, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 78% of the area.

MetroCast Communications offers the cheapest internet in Alton with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Alton, $51.66.

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

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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