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Internet providers in Hillsborough, NH

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Hillsborough, NH internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $20.00 25 - 200 MbpsCable97%
BendBroadband - 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic97%
BendBroadband - 100 - 25 MbpsDSL81%
HughesNet $49.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Hillsborough internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Hillsborough 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 Hillsborough area will have access to cable, which covers 97% of Hillsborough residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 82% of those living in Hillsborough.

There are four internet providers serving the Hillsborough area, and 96.56% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Hillsborough's four internet providers, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Hillsborough

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 26 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Xfinity 176 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Hillsborough

The largest internet providers in Hillsborough are Xfinity, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to Hillsborough.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Hillsborough residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Hillsborough’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Hillsborough residents.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$20/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Hillsborough covering 97% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $20/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Hillsborough, $40.00.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hillsborough, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Hillsborough. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hillsborough's providers, 83 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Hillsborough 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Hillsborough, $40.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hillsborough, $1.90.

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

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Hillsborough 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 $50/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Hillsborough, $40.00.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hillsborough, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Hillsborough. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Hillsborough's providers, 83 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

BendBroadband is the fastest internet provider in Hillsborough with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Hillsborough. The next fastest internet provider in Hillsborough is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Hillsborough with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Hillsborough, $40.00.

BendBroadband is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Hillsborough, covering 97% of the city.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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