Internet providers in Fairfax, VT

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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 $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Fairfax

The largest internet providers in Fairfax are Xfinity, HughesNet, and ViaSat, Inc. bringing cable 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 satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Fairfax’s third most-available internet provider, ViaSat, Inc., 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, $46.66.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fairfax, $4.67.

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, 79 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, $46.66.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fairfax, $4.67.

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, 79 Mbps.

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

ViaSat, Inc. 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 ViaSat, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Fairfax, $46.66.

ViaSat, Inc. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fairfax, $4.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ViaSat, Inc. offers download speeds up to 12 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, 79 Mbps.

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Fairfax, VT internet providers

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Provider
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 200 Mbps Cable 100%
FairPoint Communications, Inc. - - DSL 100%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 12 Mbps Satellite 100%
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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.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Fairfax with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fairfax, $46.66.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

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.