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Internet providers in 05443

Find internet providers serving the 05443 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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05443 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 200 MbpsCable99%
Selectronics $46.95 10 - 50 MbpsDSL99%
Selectronics $46.95 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic36%
FirstLight Fiber - -DSL12%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $34.95 24 - 25 MbpsDSL2.612%
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05443 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 05443 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of Vermont - 99%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 05443 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 36% of those living in the 05443 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 05443 area, and 98.30% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 05443, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 05443

The largest internet providers serving the 05443 ZIP code are Xfinity and Selectronics bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 05443 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Selectronics, which covers 99% of the area. Bristol’s third most-available internet provider, Selectronics, offers fiber-optic to around 36% of residents in the 05443 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 05443 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 05443 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 Bristol, $44.38.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bristol, $2.11.

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 05443 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Bristol's providers, 265 Mbps.

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Selectronics DSL internet

Provider

Selectronics

Starting price*
$46.95/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Selectronics offers broadband to all households in the 05443 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Selectronics uses telephone lines 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 Selectronics start at $46.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bristol, $44.38.

Selectronics customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.70 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bristol, $2.11.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Selectronics offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 25 Mbps in 05443 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Bristol's providers, 265 Mbps.

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Selectronics fiber-optic internet

Provider

Selectronics

Starting price*
$46.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

36%

Fiber-optic from Selectronics offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 05443 ZIP code, covering 36% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Selectronics is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 05443 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Selectronics start at $46.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bristol, $44.38.

Selectronics customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.70 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bristol, $2.11.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Selectronics offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 05443 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 36% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bristol's providers, 265 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 05443 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 05443 and the greater Bristol area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Bristol at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Bristol at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 05443 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 05443 frequently asked questions

Selectronics is the fastest internet provider in the 05443 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 36% of households in 05443. The next fastest internet provider in the 05443 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 05443 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bristol, $44.38.

Selectronics is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 05443 ZIP code, covering 36% of the city.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

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.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.