Internet providers in 05488

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05488 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 200 MbpsCable100%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $34.95 24 - 25 MbpsDSL98%
FirstLight Fiber - -DSL5.512%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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05488 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 05488 ZIP code 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 05488 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Swanton, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the 05488 area, and 99.75% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 05488, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 05488

The largest internet providers serving the 05488 ZIP code are Xfinity, Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 05488 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, which covers 98% of the area. Swanton’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 05488 ZIP code.

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 the 05488 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 05488 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 Swanton, $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 Swanton, $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 05488 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Swanton's providers, 66 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

98%

DSL from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers broadband to nearly all households in the 05488 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont uses telephone lines 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 Swanton, $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 Swanton, $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 05488 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Swanton's providers, 66 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 the 05488 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 05488 ZIP 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 Swanton, $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 Swanton, $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 05488 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Swanton's providers, 66 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 05488 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 05488 ZIP code with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 05488. The next fastest internet provider in the 05488 ZIP code is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 05488 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Swanton, $43.73.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.

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.