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Internet providers in Richmond, VT

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Richmond, VT internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
Selectronics - -DSL97%
Selectronics - -Fiber-optic77%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Richmond internet service at a glance

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

There are four internet providers serving the Richmond area. Among Richmond's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Richmond

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 130 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 27 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Richmond

The largest internet providers in Richmond are Xfinity, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to Richmond.

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Richmond 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 Richmond, $54.99.

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 Richmond, $1.90.

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 Richmond. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Richmond's providers, 79 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Richmond 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Richmond, $54.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Richmond, $1.90.

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 Richmond. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Richmond's providers, 79 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$69.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Richmond covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Richmond 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 start at $69.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Richmond, $54.99.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Richmond, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Richmond. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Richmond's providers, 79 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Richmond with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Richmond. The next fastest internet provider in Richmond is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Richmond with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Richmond, $54.99.

Selectronics is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Richmond, covering 77% of the city.

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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.