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Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable100%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 25 MbpsDSL100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Fairfax internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Fairfax 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 Fairfax area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Fairfax residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Fairfax, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Fairfax area. Among Fairfax's four internet providers, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Fairfax

The largest internet providers in Fairfax are Xfinity, Consolidated Communications, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Fairfax.

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

Xfinity cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Fairfax covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Fairfax 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 Fairfax, $41.24.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 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 Fairfax, $2.58.

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 Fairfax. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fairfax's providers, 66 Mbps.

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Consolidated Communications DSL internet

Provider

Consolidated Communications

Starting price*
$25/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Consolidated Communications offers broadband to all households in Fairfax covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Consolidated Communications uses telephone lines in Fairfax 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 Consolidated Communications start at $25/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Fairfax, $41.24.

Consolidated Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fairfax, $2.58.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Consolidated Communications offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Fairfax. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Fairfax's providers, 66 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Fairfax 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Fairfax, $41.24.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fairfax, $2.58.

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 Fairfax. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Fairfax's providers, 66 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Fairfax with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Fairfax. The next fastest internet provider in Fairfax is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in Fairfax with plans starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fairfax, $41.24.

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.

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.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.