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Internet Service in Massachusetts

99.3% of the population of Massachusetts has high speed wired or wireless Internet available to them at a speed of 10 Mbps for downloads. Over 60% of Massachusetts residents have the luxury of real choice with 3 or more providers to select from for Internet service.

The Bay State has a variety of tech Internet options available to consumers: DSL for 93.2% of the population, cable Internet for 98.6%, wireless Internet for 99.7%, and fiber Internet for 39.4% of the population.

Despite these impressive offerings, 25.6% of Massachusetts residents don’t have access to an Internet connection that they can use.

Broadband in Massachusetts

CityProvidersAvg. Landline Speeds (mbps)Avg. WiFi Speeds (mbps)State Availability Rank*Country Availability Rank*Broadband Score
Abington, MA11N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A72
Acton, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A77
Agawam, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A76
Amherst, MA14N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A73
Arlington, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A77
Ashland, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A77
Attleboro, MA138.70N/AN/A66.58N/AN/A75
Auburn, MA17N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A76
Belmont, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A77
Beverly, MA129.45N/AN/A2.44N/AN/A73
Billerica, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A77
Boston, MA1511.00N/AN/A1.881610875
Braintree, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A76
Brockton, MA115.72N/AN/A1.501010272
Brookline, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A76
Burlington, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A77
Cambridge, MA1611.11N/AN/A2.3669877
Canton, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A76
Chelmsford, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A77
Chelsea, MA1511.00N/AN/A1.88N/AN/A75
Chicopee, MA1610.38N/AN/A1.5229476
Concord, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A77
Danvers, MA12N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A73
Dartmouth, MA13N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A75
Dedham, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A76
Dracut, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A77
Easthampton, MA14N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A73
Easton, MA13N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A75
Everett, MA1611.11N/AN/A2.36N/AN/A77
Fairhaven, MA13N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A75
Fall River, MA138.70N/AN/A66.58810075
Fitchburg, MA1719.05N/AN/A1.47N/AN/A76
Framingham, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A77
Franklin, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A76
Gardner, MA1719.05N/AN/A1.47N/AN/A76
Gloucester, MA129.45N/AN/A2.44N/AN/A73
Grafton, MA17N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A76
Haverhill, MA129.45N/AN/A2.441410673
Holden, MA17N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A76
Holyoke, MA1610.38N/AN/A1.52N/AN/A76
Lawrence, MA129.45N/AN/A2.442111373
Leominster, MA1719.05N/AN/A1.47N/AN/A76
Lexington, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A77
Longmeadow, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A76
Lowell, MA1611.11N/AN/A2.361710977
Ludlow, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A76
Lynn, MA129.45N/AN/A2.441210473
Malden, MA1611.11N/AN/A2.361110377
Mansfield, MA13N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A75
Marblehead, MA12N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A73
Marlborough, MA1611.11N/AN/A2.36N/AN/A77
Medford, MA1611.11N/AN/A2.3639577
Melrose, MA1611.11N/AN/A2.36N/AN/A77
Methuen, MA12N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A73
Milford, MA17N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A76
Milton, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A76
Natick, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A77
Needham, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A76
New Bedford, MA138.70N/AN/A66.5859775
Newburyport, MA129.45N/AN/A2.44N/AN/A73
Newton, MA1611.11N/AN/A2.3679977
North Andover, MA12N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A73
Northampton, MA149.12N/AN/A0.43N/AN/A73
Norton, MA13N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A75
Norwood, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A76
Peabody, MA129.45N/AN/A2.4449673
Pembroke, MA11N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A72
Pittsfield, MA145.80N/AN/A1.72N/AN/A29
Quincy, MA1619.74N/AN/A3.35910176
Randolph, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A76
Reading, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A77
Revere, MA1511.00N/AN/A1.8819375
Rockland, MA11N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A72
Salem, MA129.45N/AN/A2.44N/AN/A73
Saugus, MA12N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A73
Shrewsbury, MA17N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A76
Somerset, MA13N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A75
Somerville, MA1611.11N/AN/A2.361510777
South Hadley, MA14N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A73
Springfield, MA1610.38N/AN/A1.521310576
Stoneham, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A77
Stoughton, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A76
Sudbury, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A77
Swansea, MA13N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A75
Taunton, MA138.70N/AN/A66.582011275
Tewksbury, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A77
Wakefield, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A77
Waltham, MA1611.11N/AN/A2.361911177
Wareham, MA11N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A72
Watertown, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A77
Wellesley, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A76
West Springfield, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A76
Westfield, MA1610.38N/AN/A1.52N/AN/A76
Westford, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A77
Weymouth, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A76
Wilmington, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A77
Winchester, MA16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A77
Winthrop, MA15N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A75
Woburn, MA1611.11N/AN/A2.36N/AN/A77
Worcester, MA1719.05N/AN/A1.471811076
* availability only includes locations with greater than 50,000 residents
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Broadband Service in Massachusetts

Since 2009, the Massachusetts Broadband Institute has been awarded $6,162,554.00 in federal dollars for Massachusetts's "Massachusetts Broadband Institute" program. Massachusetts has awarded these monies to 10 organizations and departments within the state.

“WiredWest” effort is underway to create a regional $79 million fiber network in more than 30 towns.

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