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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 ProviderState CoverageLink
Verizon128.9%Visit site
XFINITY (Comcast)83.7%Visit site
RCN14.8%Visit site
Spectrum12.8%Visit site
netBlazr Inc8.5%Visit site
GTT1.2%Visit site
Shrewsbury Community Cablevision0.5%Visit site
BELD Broadband0.5%Visit site
Concord Light Broadband0.3%Visit site
Mid-Hudson Data0.2%Visit site

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Internet ProviderState CoverageLink
Consolidated Communications0.2%Visit site
Whip City Fiber0.1%Visit site
FirstLight Fiber0.1%Visit site
OTELCO0.1%Visit site
Webpass0.1%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
Fiber41.1%
Cable96.9%
DSL89.0%
Fixed Wireless8.8%

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 Mbps0.5%
6 to 10 Mbps0.4%
11 to 20 Mbps0.3%
21 to 30 Mbps0.0%
31 to 75 Mbps0.8%
76 to 100 Mbps11.1%
101 to 250 Mbps37.8%
251 to 500 Mbps10.8%
501 to 999 Mbps35.2%
1 Gbps or more1.7%

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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