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Internet providers in South Burlington, VT

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South Burlington, VT internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 200 MbpsCable98%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $34.95 24 - 50 MbpsDSL97%
FirstLight Fiber - -DSL18%
Burlington Telecom $40.00 5 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic14%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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South Burlington internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in South Burlington 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 South Burlington area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of South Burlington residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 14% of those living in South Burlington.

There are seven internet providers serving the South Burlington area, and 96.60% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among South Burlington's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in South Burlington

The largest internet providers in South Burlington are Xfinity, Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, and Burlington Telecom bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to South Burlington.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all South Burlington residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, which covers 97% of the area. South Burlington’s third most-available internet provider, Burlington Telecom, offers fiber-optic to around 14% of South Burlington 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 South Burlington covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but South Burlington 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 South Burlington, $42.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South Burlington, $2.39.

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 South Burlington. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all South Burlington's providers, 257 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

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers broadband to nearly all households in South Burlington covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont uses telephone lines in South Burlington 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 South Burlington, $42.99.

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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South Burlington, $2.39.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in South Burlington. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all South Burlington's providers, 257 Mbps.

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Burlington Telecom fiber-optic internet

Provider

Burlington Telecom

Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

14%

Fiber-optic from Burlington Telecom offers broadband to a limited number of households in South Burlington covering 14% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Burlington Telecom is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout South Burlington than other internet types.

Internet prices for Burlington Telecom start at $40/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in South Burlington, $42.99.

Burlington Telecom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 5 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $8.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South Burlington, $2.39.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Burlington Telecom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in South Burlington. These download speeds are available to 14% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Burlington's providers, 257 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of South Burlington, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside South Burlington, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in South Burlington and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in South Burlington at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in South Burlington at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many South Burlington residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Burlington Telecom is the fastest internet provider in South Burlington with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 14% of households in South Burlington. The next fastest internet provider in South Burlington is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in South Burlington with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in South Burlington, $42.99.

Burlington Telecom is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in South Burlington, covering 14% of the city.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.