DPS Releases Vermont Broadband Availability Maps and Information
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Posted by: Jeff Couture
The Department of Public Service (DPS) has issued new reports that provide information on broadband coverage in Vermont by roadway. Jim Porter, director of telecommunications and connectivity, shared the new maps and information at vtTA's May Lunch & Learn session on Vermont's broadband progress..
The broadband availability data was collected from third party Internet service providers and compiled into responsive reports by vtTA member Stone Environmental. The Department has not independently verified this data and makes no warranties as to its accuracy.
The following are provided:
100/100 map: depicts roads that are served by retail fiber to the home networks with an download speed and an upload speed of 100 megabits per second (Mbps).
25/3 map: shows areas served by broadband that has a download speed of at least 25 Mbps and an upload speed of at least 3 Mbps, and also depicts roads that are served by cable providers.
4/1 map: depicts locations served by broadband that has a download speed of at least 4 Mbps and an upload speed of at least 1 Mbps and includes locations served by DSL and fixed wireless providers.
Broadband statistics: A spreadsheet that shows broadband status by Vermont town for different speed performance levels, or where service is in the works or planned.