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Internet providers in Burlington, VT

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Burlington, VT internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $39.95 -DSL99%
Burlington Telecom $40.00 5 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic97%
FirstLight Fiber - -DSL15%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Burlington internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Burlington 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 Burlington area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Burlington residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 96% of those living in Burlington.

There are seven internet providers serving the Burlington area, and 99.25% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Burlington's seven 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 Burlington

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 126 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont 11 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
Burlington Telecom 148 Mbps 134 Mbps Fiber-optic
FirstLight Fiber 193 Mbps 102 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Burlington

The largest internet providers in Burlington are Xfinity, Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, and Burlington Telecom bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to Burlington.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Burlington residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, which covers 99% of the area. Burlington’s third most-available internet provider, Burlington Telecom, offers fiber-optic to around 97% of Burlington 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 Burlington covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Burlington 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 Burlington, $48.98.

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 Burlington, $2.13.

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 Burlington. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Burlington's providers, 309 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

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers broadband to all households in Burlington covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont uses telephone lines in Burlington 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Burlington, $48.98.

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 20 Mbps in Burlington. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Burlington's providers, 309 Mbps.

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Burlington Telecom fiber-optic internet

Provider

Burlington Telecom

Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Fiber-optic from Burlington Telecom offers broadband to nearly all households in Burlington covering 97% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Burlington Telecom start at $40/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Burlington, $48.98.

Burlington Telecom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 5 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $8.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Burlington, $2.13.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Burlington Telecom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Burlington. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Burlington's providers, 309 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Burlington and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Burlington at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Burlington at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Burlington residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

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

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Burlington with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Burlington, $48.98.

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

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.

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.