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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.


Population with faster than 1.00 Gbps available.


Population with only 100.00 Mbps speeds or less available.


Population with only 25.00 Mbps speeds or less available.

39.90 Mbps

Average internet download speed across the state


Population with no wired internet access available.


Population with wired internet access available.


Population underserved with minimum service options available


Average broadband score for Massachusetts

Broadband in Massachusetts

Largest Cities in MassachusettsProvidersMax Speeds (mbps)Avg. Speeds (mbps)Broadband Score
Arlington, MA162.00 Gbps500.00 Mbps57.93 Mbps37.74 Mbps60
Attleboro, MA142.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps39.57 Mbps4.95 Mbps37
Beverly, MA162.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps18.32 Mbps2.59 Mbps29
Boston, MA242.00 Gbps500.00 Mbps40.78 Mbps25.68 Mbps66
Brockton, MA152.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps16.58 Mbps2.22 Mbps24
Brookline, MA202.00 Gbps500.00 Mbps45.32 Mbps27.55 Mbps60
Cambridge, MA212.00 Gbps500.00 Mbps45.63 Mbps28.67 Mbps58
Chelsea, MA142.00 Gbps500.00 Mbps53.40 Mbps37.92 Mbps63
Chicopee, MA182.00 Gbps11.00 Mbps19.08 Mbps1.99 Mbps30
Danvers, MA152.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps20.02 Mbps5.82 Mbps26
Everett, MA152.00 Gbps500.00 Mbps50.02 Mbps35.92 Mbps55
Fall River, MA172.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps38.03 Mbps3.92 Mbps42
Fitchburg, MA162.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps18.21 Mbps5.13 Mbps29
Framingham, MA172.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps31.32 Mbps6.51 Mbps43
Gloucester, MA162.00 Gbps50.00 Mbps19.71 Mbps6.30 Mbps24
Haverhill, MA162.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps15.62 Mbps2.06 Mbps22
Holyoke, MA162.00 Gbps11.00 Mbps23.91 Mbps2.60 Mbps37
Lawrence, MA152.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps19.70 Mbps5.51 Mbps26
Leominster, MA172.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps17.70 Mbps5.09 Mbps25
Lexington, MA172.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps28.06 Mbps7.01 Mbps41
Lowell, MA162.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps15.57 Mbps2.12 Mbps22
Lynn, MA162.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps18.64 Mbps5.27 Mbps29
Malden, MA162.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps18.38 Mbps5.14 Mbps26
Marlborough, MA202.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps26.17 Mbps5.35 Mbps43
Medford, MA182.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps22.51 Mbps5.37 Mbps33
Melrose, MA152.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps29.09 Mbps7.07 Mbps35
Milford, MA172.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps23.35 Mbps5.30 Mbps33
Milton, MA182.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps20.81 Mbps2.52 Mbps31
Needham, MA202.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps22.42 Mbps5.66 Mbps36
New Bedford, MA162.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps15.52 Mbps1.99 Mbps22
Newton, MA202.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps23.40 Mbps5.36 Mbps42
Northampton, MA162.00 Gbps11.00 Mbps21.66 Mbps2.31 Mbps32
Norwood, MA142.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps21.80 Mbps6.71 Mbps27
Peabody, MA152.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps17.06 Mbps2.63 Mbps22
Pittsfield, MA1850.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps10.22 Mbps1.81 Mbps31
Quincy, MA182.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps21.87 Mbps2.71 Mbps30
Randolph, MA142.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps21.52 Mbps6.43 Mbps27
Reading, MA162.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps28.54 Mbps6.65 Mbps35
Revere, MA162.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps15.69 Mbps2.32 Mbps24
Salem, MA132.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps19.44 Mbps2.67 Mbps22
Saugus, MA162.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps23.00 Mbps3.34 Mbps31
Somerville, MA202.00 Gbps500.00 Mbps45.23 Mbps27.77 Mbps60
Springfield, MA202.00 Gbps11.00 Mbps17.30 Mbps1.85 Mbps35
Taunton, MA162.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps18.46 Mbps5.28 Mbps28
Wakefield, MA172.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps25.69 Mbps6.01 Mbps35
Waltham, MA182.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps23.63 Mbps5.42 Mbps34
Wellesley, MA172.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps26.08 Mbps6.53 Mbps35
Westfield, MA162.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps84.03 Mbps64.74 Mbps100
Woburn, MA182.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps24.08 Mbps5.65 Mbps34
Worcester, MA18100.00 Mbps100.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps1.49 Mbps23
* availability only includes locations with greater than 50,000 residents
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Top 10 Providers (by Coverage) in Massachusetts
ProviderAvg. Speeds
Viasat25.00 Mbps
Exede25.00 Mbps
HughesNet25.00 Mbps
Verizon28.83 Mbps
Cyberonic11.00 Mbps
Xfinity from Comcast150.00 Mbps
Charter100.00 Mbps
RCN Telecom Services128.73 Mbps
Spectrum50.00 Mbps
Global Capacity3.08 Mbps