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.

11.00%

Population with faster than 1 Gbps available.

3.30%

Population with only 100 Mbps speeds or less available.

3.00%

Population with only 25 Mbps speeds or less available.

40 Mbps

Average internet download speed across the state

0.50%

Population with no wired internet access available.

99.50%

Population with wired internet access available.

2.00%

Population underserved with minimum service options available

13

Average broadband score for Massachusetts

Broadband in Massachusetts

Largest Cities in MassachusettsProvidersSpeeds (down/up)Speeds (down/up)Broadband Score
Arlington, MA172 Gbps / 940 Mbps109 Mbps / 91 Mbps60
Attleboro, MA142 Gbps / 100 Mbps39 Mbps / 5 Mbps37
Beverly, MA162 Gbps / 100 Mbps18 Mbps / 2 Mbps29
Boston, MA252 Gbps / 940 Mbps77 Mbps / 62 Mbps66
Brockton, MA152 Gbps / 100 Mbps16 Mbps / 2 Mbps24
Brookline, MA212 Gbps / 940 Mbps88 Mbps / 71 Mbps60
Cambridge, MA222 Gbps / 940 Mbps86 Mbps / 70 Mbps58
Chelsea, MA142 Gbps / 500 Mbps53 Mbps / 38 Mbps63
Chicopee, MA182 Gbps / 11 Mbps19 Mbps / 2 Mbps30
Danvers, MA162 Gbps / 940 Mbps77 Mbps / 64 Mbps26
Everett, MA162 Gbps / 500 Mbps56 Mbps / 43 Mbps55
Fall River, MA172 Gbps / 100 Mbps38 Mbps / 4 Mbps42
Fitchburg, MA172 Gbps / 940 Mbps72 Mbps / 60 Mbps29
Framingham, MA182 Gbps / 940 Mbps81 Mbps / 58 Mbps43
Gloucester, MA162 Gbps / 50 Mbps20 Mbps / 6 Mbps24
Haverhill, MA162 Gbps / 100 Mbps15 Mbps / 2 Mbps22
Holyoke, MA162 Gbps / 11 Mbps24 Mbps / 2 Mbps37
Lawrence, MA162 Gbps / 940 Mbps77 Mbps / 64 Mbps26
Leominster, MA182 Gbps / 940 Mbps68 Mbps / 57 Mbps25
Lexington, MA182 Gbps / 940 Mbps78 Mbps / 59 Mbps41
Lowell, MA172 Gbps / 940 Mbps70 Mbps / 57 Mbps22
Lynn, MA172 Gbps / 940 Mbps73 Mbps / 60 Mbps29
Malden, MA172 Gbps / 150 Mbps26 Mbps / 14 Mbps26
Marlborough, MA212 Gbps / 940 Mbps69 Mbps / 50 Mbps43
Medford, MA192 Gbps / 940 Mbps70 Mbps / 54 Mbps33
Melrose, MA162 Gbps / 940 Mbps86 Mbps / 65 Mbps35
Milford, MA182 Gbps / 940 Mbps74 Mbps / 57 Mbps33
Milton, MA192 Gbps / 940 Mbps69 Mbps / 52 Mbps31
Needham, MA212 Gbps / 940 Mbps66 Mbps / 50 Mbps36
New Bedford, MA162 Gbps / 100 Mbps15 Mbps / 2 Mbps22
Newton, MA212 Gbps / 150 Mbps29 Mbps / 12 Mbps42
Northampton, MA162 Gbps / 11 Mbps21 Mbps / 2 Mbps32
Norwood, MA152 Gbps / 940 Mbps83 Mbps / 69 Mbps27
Peabody, MA162 Gbps / 940 Mbps74 Mbps / 61 Mbps22
Pittsfield, MA18100 Mbps / 11 Mbps10 Mbps / 2 Mbps31
Quincy, MA182 Gbps / 100 Mbps21 Mbps / 3 Mbps30
Randolph, MA152 Gbps / 940 Mbps83 Mbps / 69 Mbps27
Reading, MA172 Gbps / 940 Mbps82 Mbps / 61 Mbps35
Revere, MA172 Gbps / 150 Mbps23 Mbps / 11 Mbps24
Salem, MA132 Gbps / 100 Mbps19 Mbps / 3 Mbps22
Saugus, MA172 Gbps / 150 Mbps30 Mbps / 12 Mbps31
Somerville, MA212 Gbps / 500 Mbps50 Mbps / 33 Mbps60
Springfield, MA202 Gbps / 11 Mbps17 Mbps / 2 Mbps35
Taunton, MA172 Gbps / 940 Mbps72 Mbps / 60 Mbps28
Wakefield, MA182 Gbps / 940 Mbps76 Mbps / 58 Mbps35
Waltham, MA192 Gbps / 940 Mbps71 Mbps / 55 Mbps34
Wellesley, MA182 Gbps / 940 Mbps76 Mbps / 58 Mbps35
Westfield, MA162 Gbps / 1 Gbps84 Mbps / 65 Mbps100
Woburn, MA192 Gbps / 940 Mbps72 Mbps / 55 Mbps34
Worcester, MA18100 Mbps / 100 Mbps11 Mbps / 1 Mbps23
* availability only includes locations with greater than 50,000 residents
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Top 10 Providers (by Coverage) in Massachusetts
ProviderAvg. Speeds
HughesNet25 Mbps
Viasat25 Mbps
Verizon21 Mbps
Cyberonic11 Mbps
Xfinity509 Mbps
Verizon Fiber762 Mbps
Spectrum189 Mbps
RCN129 Mbps
Global Capacity3 Mbps
netBlazr500 Mbps