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Internet providers in Manchester, VT

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Manchester, VT internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 200 MbpsCable97%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $34.95 24 - 25 MbpsDSL89%
FirstLight Fiber - -DSL22%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Manchester internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Manchester 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 Manchester area will have access to cable, which covers 97% of Manchester residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Manchester, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Manchester area, and 94.41% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Manchester's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Manchester

The largest internet providers in Manchester are Xfinity, Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Manchester.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Manchester residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, which covers 89% of the area. Manchester’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Manchester residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

97%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Manchester 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 Manchester, $43.73.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Manchester, $1.99.

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 Manchester. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Manchester's providers, 69 Mbps.

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Telephone Operating Company of Vermont DSL internet

Provider

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

89%

DSL from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers broadband to nearly all households in Manchester covering 89% of the area.

DSL internet from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont uses telephone lines in Manchester 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 $34.95/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Manchester, $43.73.

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 24 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.46 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Manchester, $1.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Manchester. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Manchester's providers, 69 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 Manchester covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Manchester 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 Manchester, $43.73.

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 Manchester, $1.99.

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 Manchester. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Manchester's providers, 69 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Manchester with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Manchester. The next fastest internet provider in Manchester is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Manchester with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Manchester, $43.73.

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.

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.

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.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.