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Overview of internet satisfaction and availability in Vermont

Internet providers received an average satisfaction rating of 3.7 out of 5 stars from customers in Vermont.

That ranks Vermont 28th nationwide for internet customer satisfaction.

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Internet customer satisfaction in Vermont

 3.7/5 average customer satisfaction rating
 28th national ranking for customer satisfaction

$82.78 average price per payment for internet, per household

87.3% of the time, advertised speeds meet household needs

3.7/5 average customer service rating of internet services

3.6/5 average reliability rating of services state-wide

622,882 people

2.31 average people per household

$63,765 average income per household

47 average age per household

60% of population employed


2% lower than national average

Ranked 39th nationally


10% higher than national average

Ranked 11th nationally


21% higher than national average

Ranked 5th nationally


2% lower than national average

Ranked 37th nationally

Average download speed
105 Mbps

22.14% lower than national average
Ranks 42nd nationally

Average upload speed
55.4 Mbps

17.66% lower than national average
Ranks 28th nationally
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Fastest internet providers in Vermont

Provider Avg download speed Avg upload speed Availability Order online
XFINITY 149.55 Mbps 18.27 Mbps 95.8% View Plans for Xfinity
Spectrum 116.44 Mbps 12.22 Mbps 92.73% View Plans for Spectrum
Vermont Telephone Company 83.88 Mbps 140.17 Mbps 52.88% View Plans for Vermont Telephone Company
Consolidated Communications 69.11 Mbps 136.21 Mbps 79.99% View Plans for Consolidated Communications
Hughesnet 29.9 Mbps 2.29 Mbps 100%
100% of people in Vermont have access to 100Mbps or faster broadband, ranking 5th nationally.

Internet by tech type

Internet tech type Avg download speed % of people with access % availability Learn more
5G Home 255.35 Mbps 100% 99.19% See all providers for 5G Home
Cable 1111.45 Mbps 100% 91.29% See all providers for Cable
DSL 129.44 Mbps 100% 89.96% See all providers for DSL
Fiber 683.06 Mbps 98.55% 76.4% See all providers for Fiber
Fixed Wireless 19.92 Mbps 77.79% 74.88% See all providers for Fixed Wireless
LTE Home 99 Mbps 8.26% 99% See all providers for LTE Home
Satellite 96.02 Mbps 100% 100% See all providers for Satellite

Best cities for internet in Vermont

Cities in Vermont with the fastest internet

City Avg download speed Avg upload speed Fiber availability Fastest provider
Rutland 189.39 Mbps 50.57 Mbps 67% Consolidated Communications
Bennington 166.46 Mbps 82.55 Mbps 100% Consolidated Communications
South Burlington 157 Mbps 21.44 Mbps 93% XFINITY
Essex Junction 148.66 Mbps 31.39 Mbps 70% Verizon Home Internet
Milton 133.37 Mbps 23.58 Mbps 85% XFINITY
Barre 128.92 Mbps 28.52 Mbps 100% Spectrum
Burlington 128.08 Mbps 90.17 Mbps 100% Consolidated Communications
Brattleboro 91.27 Mbps 51.2 Mbps 100% XFINITY

Rutland is the best city in Vermont for internet, shooting to the top of the list thanks to a combination of record-setting average download speeds, wide fiber-optic internet availability, and the presence of a reliable and well-rated internet provider. Bennington and South Burlington also earn top rankings, according to our data.

The most connected cities in Vermont

City Population Percent with access to high speed internet Percent with access to fiber internet Percent with access to 3+ providers
Montpelier 11,758 100% 100% 100%
Burlington 42,904 100% 100% 100%
South Burlington 18,761 100% 100% 100%
South Pomfret 181 100% 100% 100%
Stockbridge 640 100% 100% 100%
Rutland 19,984 100% 100% 100%

Montpelier is the most internet-connected city in Vermont. Montpelier makes it to the top of the list due to the high number of its residents who have access not only to high-speed internet, but also to fiber internet specifically. A large number of Montpelier's residents also have access to three or more internet providers—an uncommon number of options compared to the rest of the state. Burlington and South Burlington also make it to the top of our list.

Top cities in Vermont


Population: 42,904

Median income: $67,165

128.08 Mbps
avg. download speed

90.17 Mbps
avg. upload speed

99.54% have access to high speed internet

99.54% have access to fiber internet

99.54% have access to 3 or more providers

Fastest ISP
Consolidated Communications

Essex Junction

Population: 21,574

Median income: $88,350

148.66 Mbps
avg. download speed

31.39 Mbps
avg. upload speed

91.36% have access to high speed internet

91.36% have access to fiber internet

91.36% have access to 3 or more providers

Fastest ISP


Population: 19,984

Median income: $58,107

189.39 Mbps
avg. download speed

50.57 Mbps
avg. upload speed

100% have access to high speed internet

100% have access to fiber internet

100% have access to 3 or more providers

Fastest ISP
Consolidated Communications

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Methodology relies on proprietary and exclusive data to analyze the customer and provider trends presented on this page. We analyze millions of results from our speed test tool to determine average statewide speeds, fastest speeds, and availability. Our annual customer satisfaction survey provides us with data for developing the satisfaction rating. We also draw from data provided to us directly by internet providers to determine available tech types and average speeds.

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