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There are 61 home TV and internet providers and 72 business providers across all of Massachusetts. 69.8% of homes can get more than one wired (cable, DSL, fiber) internet provider, which is below average (#46 out of 52, including Puerto Rico and Washington D.C.). Competition is generally good for the customer, which means internet in Massachusetts is more likely to offer competitive speeds or prices. All home internet providers are listed below.

Massachusetts Internet Service Providers

Internet Provider State Coverage Link
Verizon 128.9% Visit site
XFINITY (Comcast) 83.7% Visit site
RCN 14.8% Visit site
Spectrum 12.8% Visit site
netBlazr Inc 8.5% Visit site
GTT 1.2% Visit site
Shrewsbury Community Cablevision 0.5% Visit site
BELD Broadband 0.5% Visit site
Concord Light Broadband 0.3% Visit site
Mid-Hudson Data 0.2% Visit site

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Internet Provider State Coverage Link
Consolidated Communications 0.2% Visit site
Whip City Fiber 0.1% Visit site
FirstLight Fiber 0.1% Visit site
OTELCO 0.1% Visit site
Webpass 0.1% Visit site
Cox Communications <.1% Visit site
Cape Ann Communications <.1% Visit site
Hilltown Networks <.1% Visit site
ALTIUS Broadband <.1% Visit site
Warwick Broadband Service <.1% Visit site
Birch Communications <.1% Visit site
Ayacht Technology Solutions <.1% Visit site
MVWIFI <.1% Visit site
Greenfield Community Energy & Technology (GCET) <.1% Visit site
Hudson Valley Wireless <.1% Visit site
WiValley <.1% Visit site
Aroostook Technologies <.1% Visit site
Frontier Communications <.1% Visit site
CountryWireless <.1% Visit site
ZochNet <.1% Visit site
Dimension4 <.1% N/A
GeoLinks <.1% Visit site

21.2% of Bay Staters have only 1 wired provider connected to their block. 1.6% have no options at their homes except for satellite internet. This places Massachusetts as the 7th most connected state.

Internet Provider Types

98.4% of Massachusetts homes can get some type of internet. The table below shows which types of service are available.

Internet Type % of Massachusetts
Fiber 41.1%
Cable 96.9%
DSL 89.0%
Fixed Wireless 8.8%

Massachusetts Internet Speeds

We measure two different types of max speeds. The first is a measure of the fastest speed a home could get for any price. For Massachusetts the average is 29.2 Mbps. This measure puts Massachusetts #19 out of 52 in the US.

Download Speed % of Massachusetts
.1 to 5 Mbps 0.5%
6 to 10 Mbps 0.4%
11 to 20 Mbps 0.3%
21 to 30 Mbps 0.0%
31 to 75 Mbps 0.8%
76 to 100 Mbps 11.1%
101 to 250 Mbps 37.8%
251 to 500 Mbps 10.8%
501 to 999 Mbps 35.2%
1 Gbps or more 1.7%

Our second measure of speed is the actual average speed in Mbps for all Bay Staters. Real-world average speeds in Massachusetts are about 29.2 Mbps, meaning Massachusetts ranks #14 out of 52.

Detailed Internet Data by City

DecisionData has obsessively collected and calculated the most comprehensive data for ISPs (internet service providers) in Massachusetts. Click on a city to view detailed information including speeds by provider by city and much more.

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