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Internet providers in Montpelier, VT

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Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable98%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 50 MbpsDSL99%
FirstLight - -DSL74%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Montpelier internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Montpelier 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 Montpelier area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Montpelier residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Montpelier, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Montpelier area, and 97.74% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Montpelier's seven internet providers, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Montpelier

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

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Montpelier residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Consolidated Communications, which covers 99% of the area. Montpelier’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Montpelier residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Montpelier covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Montpelier 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 Montpelier, $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 Montpelier, $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 Montpelier. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Montpelier's providers, 75 Mbps.

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Consolidated Communications DSL internet

Provider

Consolidated Communications

Starting price*
$25/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Consolidated Communications offers broadband to all households in Montpelier covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Consolidated Communications uses telephone lines in Montpelier 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 Montpelier, $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 Montpelier, $2.58.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Consolidated Communications offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Montpelier. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Montpelier's providers, 75 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 Montpelier covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Montpelier 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 Montpelier, $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 Montpelier, $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 Montpelier. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Montpelier's providers, 75 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Montpelier with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Montpelier. The next fastest internet provider in Montpelier is Consolidated Communications, offering download speeds up to 50 Mbps to 99% of the area.

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

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.

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