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Internet providers in Dover, NH

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Dover, NH internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $39.95 -DSL98%
FirstLight Fiber - -DSL3.537%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Dover internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Dover 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 Dover area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Dover residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 88% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 11% of those living in Dover.

There are five internet providers serving the Dover area, and 98.52% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Dover's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 10,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Dover

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 136 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont 167 Mbps 142 Mbps DSL
FirstLight Fiber 59 Mbps 48 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Dover

The largest internet providers in Dover are Xfinity, Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Dover.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Dover residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, which covers 98% of the area. Dover’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Dover residents.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Dover covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Dover, $51.23.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dover, $1.77.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Dover. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dover's providers, 83 Mbps.

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Telephone Operating Company of Vermont DSL internet

Provider

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont

Starting price*
$39.95/mo.
Max download speed

10,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers broadband to nearly all households in Dover covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont uses telephone lines in Dover 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 Telephone Operating Company of Vermont start at $39.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Dover, $51.23.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers download speeds up to 10,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Dover. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dover's providers, 83 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 Dover covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Dover 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 Dover, $51.23.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dover, $1.77.

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 Dover. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Dover's providers, 83 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont is the fastest internet provider in Dover with download speeds up to 10,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Dover. The next fastest internet provider in Dover is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Dover with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Dover, $51.23.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.