Internet providers in Waterbury, VT

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At 100%, broadband coverage in Waterbury 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 Waterbury area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Waterbury residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Waterbury, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Waterbury area, and 99.15% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Waterbury's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Waterbury

The largest internet providers in Waterbury are Xfinity, HughesNet, and ViaSat, Inc. bringing cable and satellite options to Waterbury.

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

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 Waterbury covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Waterbury 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 Waterbury, $46.66.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waterbury, $4.67.

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 Waterbury. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waterbury's providers, 83 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 Waterbury covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Waterbury 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 Waterbury, $46.66.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waterbury, $4.67.

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 Waterbury. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Waterbury's providers, 83 Mbps.

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from ViaSat, Inc. offers broadband to all households in Waterbury covering 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Waterbury 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, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Waterbury, $46.66.

ViaSat, Inc. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waterbury, $4.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ViaSat, Inc. offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Waterbury. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Waterbury's providers, 83 Mbps.

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Waterbury, VT internet providers

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Provider
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 200 MbpsCable100%
FairPoint Communications, Inc. - -DSL99%
TVC Albany, Inc. - -DSL7.203%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

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

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Waterbury with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Waterbury, $46.66.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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.

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%.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.