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Internet Service Providers in Boston, MA

Broadband Score of 66Up-and-Comer

Broadband Service isn't new to Boston, MA, but with a Broadband Score of 66, you are not quite at the top. Scores in this range mean that you have a healthy amount of coverage, plenty of affordable options, competitive speeds, and solid reviews.

Top 7 Broadband Providers in Boston, MA (View all internet providers in Boston, MA below)

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Xfinity from Comcast logo

Xfinity from Comcast

Comcast customers get access to millions of WiFi hotspots nationwide!

Xfinity from Comcast provides Cable and Phone in Boston, MA

  • Includes Constant Guard, online protection suite (includes Norton)
  • Xfinity Connect app - text and make WiFi calls from your smartphone
  • Access to Millions of WiFi Hotspots
38.04%Low Coverage
Xfinity from Comcast internet pricing starting at:
$29.99

(855) 410-1914 Call Now

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HughesNet logo

HughesNet

Unlimited Data – With no hard data limits, if you use the data in your plan, speeds will reduce.

HughesNet provides Satellite and Phone in Boston, MA

  • National satellite Internet service provider with A+ BBB Rating
  • Free standard Installation included
  • Unlimited Data - No Hard Data Limits
99.11%Excellent Coverage
HughesNet internet pricing starting at:
$49.99
  • Free standard installation
  • $50 instant savings on select plans**
  • Save up to $20 on select plans**

(855) 808-3855 Call Now

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Exede logo

Exede

Internet service delivered with faster uploads and faster downloads.

Exede provides Satellite and Phone in Boston, MA

  • High-speed satellite Internet service anywhere in the U.S.
  • 3-Year Price Lock
  • Some locations can receive double the normal data, free
98.57%Excellent Coverage
Exede internet pricing starting at:
$49.99
  • No up-front installation costs
  • Save up to $150 for your first 3 months

(866) 606-9068 Call Now

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Viasat logo

Viasat

Our mission is to connect the world by making the internet accessible, affordable and secure to everyone, anywhere.

Viasat provides Satellite and Phone in Boston, MA

  • New unlimited data plans available in select areas
  • Speeds up to 30mbps available
  • WiFi modem included in most plans
98.57%Excellent Coverage
Viasat internet pricing starting at:
$49.99
  • Save up to $50 a month for your first 3 months
  • Unlimited data plans available in some areas

(844) 899-9722 Call Now

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Verizon logo

Verizon

Fios customers get upload speeds as fast as their download speeds.

Verizon provides Fiber, DSL and Mobile in Boston, MA

  • Take Wi-Fi with you with your mobile hotspot
  • Connect multiple Wi-Fi-enabled devices to Verizon's 4G LTE network
  • Track your data usage in real time on the Verizon Jetpack display
46.75%Low Coverage
Verizon internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(844) 338-4948 Call Now

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Cyberonic logo

Cyberonic

Fast, affordable broadband for users that require fast download speeds and uptime reliability.

Cyberonic provides Fiber, Cable, DSL, Copper and Fixed Wireless in Boston, MA

  • 3G/4G plans available.
  • No credit requirement plans available.
  • No contract plans available.
  • Unlimited plans available.
46.75%Low Coverage
Cyberonic internet pricing starting at:
$99.00

(844) 334-2693 Call Now

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RCN Telecom Services logo

RCN Telecom Services

Award-winning, high-speed internet service with super fast speeds up to 155 Mbps.

RCN Telecom Services provides Fiber, Cable and Phone in Boston, MA

  • Latest equipment so you can get lightning fast speeds.
  • Low cost subscription to McAfee® Internet Security
  • 24/7 Customer Support
20.07%Poor Coverage
RCN Telecom Services internet pricing starting at:
$29.99

(844) 464-0058 Call Now

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2 Television Providers in Boston, MA

Dish Network logo

Dish Network

Dish Network offers satellite television service that integrates with Amazon Alexa.

Dish Network provides Television in Boston, MA

  • Free upgrade to HD-DVR
  • Free Premium channels for three months (HBO, CineMax, Starz, Showtime, Dish Movie Pack)
  • HD included free
  • Local channels included
100.00%Excellent Coverage
Dish Network television pricing starting at:
$41.99

(844) 892-3822 Call Now

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DIRECTV logo

DIRECTV

DIRECTV has been rated #1 in customer satisfaction over cable for 17 years running.

DIRECTV provides Television in Boston, MA

  • Includes local channels
  • HBO, Showtime, Starz, Cinemax free (46 channels in all) for first 3 months
  • Free upgrade to Genie HD-DVR (for qualifying customers)
  • Free professional (standard) installation in up to 4 rooms
100.00%Excellent Coverage
DIRECTV television pricing starting at:
$35.00

(855) 410-2386 Call Now

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5 Cell Phone Providers in Boston, MA

Verizon logo

Verizon

Fios customers get upload speeds as fast as their download speeds.

Verizon provides Cell Phone service in Boston, MA

  • Take Wi-Fi with you with your mobile hotspot
  • Connect multiple Wi-Fi-enabled devices to Verizon's 4G LTE network
  • Track your data usage in real time on the Verizon Jetpack display
Verizon cell phone pricing starting at:
$39.99

(844) 338-4948 Call Now

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AT&T Mobility logo

AT&T Mobility

Offering the latest iPhone X and Samsung Note 9 phones with BOGO options available!

AT&T Mobility provides Cell Phone service in Boston, MA

  • Unlimited Data, Talk and Text!
AT&T Mobility cell phone pricing starting at:
$60.00

(844) 402-2497 Call Now

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Sprint logo

Sprint

Moving Forward. Now together with Nextel

Sprint provides Cell Phone service in Boston, MA

  • No annual service contract
  • No surprising overage charges
  • 3G/4G nationwide
Sprint cell phone pricing starting at:
$50.00

(855) 881-8203 Call Now

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T-Mobile logo

T-Mobile

Stick Together

T-Mobile provides Cell Phone service in Boston, MA

  • Take your WiFi connection with you on the go
  • Stream unlimited video on Netflix, HBO NOW, Hulu, and others.
  • Up to 20GB of your unused 4G LTE data rolls over
T-Mobile cell phone pricing starting at:
$60.00

(855) 411-0428 Call Now

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Metro by T-Mobile logo

Metro by T-Mobile

New name. New unlimited plans featuring Amazon Prime & Google One.

Metro by T-Mobile provides Cell Phone service in Boston, MA

  • 4G LTE mobile hotspot
  • Internet access for smartphones, basic phones, tablets, and any other wireless devices
  • Stream Unlimited music from services including Apple Music, Pandora, iHeartRadio, Rhapsody, Spotify and others
Metro by T-Mobile cell phone pricing starting at:
$50.00

(855) 636-7216 Call Now

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All 17 Broadband Service Providers in Boston, MA

ProviderMax DownloadMax UploadBroadband TypeCoverage
HughesNet logoHughesNet25.00 Mbps3.00 MbpsSatellite and Phone
99.11%
Exede logoExede25.00 Mbps3.00 MbpsSatellite and Phone
98.57%
Viasat logoViasat30.00 Mbps3.00 MbpsSatellite and Phone
98.57%
Verizon logoVerizon100.00 Mbps100.00 MbpsFiber, DSL, Television and Mobile
46.75%
Cyberonic logoCyberonic11.00 Mbps11.00 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL, Copper and Fixed Wireless
46.75%
Xfinity from Comcast logoXfinity from Comcast2.00 Gbps10.00 MbpsCable, Television and Phone
38.04%
RCN Telecom Services logoRCN Telecom Services155.00 Mbps15.00 MbpsFiber, Cable, Television and Phone
20.07%
netBlazr logonetBlazr500.00 Mbps500.00 MbpsFixed Wireless
17.64%
Global Capacity logoGlobal Capacity8.00 Mbps1.00 MbpsDSL and Copper
4.68%
Sovernet Communications logoSovernet Communications1.00 Mbps1.00 MbpsFiber, DSL and Copper
0.05%
FairPoint Communications logoFairPoint Communications50.00 Mbps10.00 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL, Copper and Fixed Wireless
0.01%
ALTIUS Communications logoALTIUS Communications50.00 Mbps50.00 MbpsFixed Wireless
0.01%
Birch Communications logoBirch Communications1.40 Mbps~Fiber, DSL, Copper and Fixed Wireless
0.01%
Access Media 3 logoAccess Media 310.00 Mbps10.00 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL and Copper~
Cogent Communications logoCogent Communications~~Fiber and Copper~
Level 3 Communications logoLevel 3 Communications~~Fiber, DSL and Copper~
USAi.net logoUSAi.net~~Fixed Wireless~

Average Download Speed For Boston, MA

335 Mbps

Boston, MA's Broadband Profile

459,490 of the residents of Boston have at least one connection to the Internet (at home or the office).

About 74.40% of Boston is connected to the Internet. This means there are still about 158,104 people with NO Internet access in Boston, MA.

Internet Speed Facts For Boston, MA

The average download speed for all terrestrial broadband (including cable) Internet in Boston, MA is 335 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 2,000 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 21 Mbps in Boston.

The average download speed for all wireless Internet providers in Boston, MA is 25 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 25-50 Mbps. The upload speed average via wireless Internet providers in Boston is 3 Mbps. Wireless Internet is defined as service coming from fixed wireless or mobile broadband providers.

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Average Advertised Speeds in Boston, MA
DownUp
Fiber (9)116 Mbps75 Mbps
Cable (5)140 Mbps11 Mbps
DSL (8)10 Mbps1 Mbps
Copper (8)6 Mbps5 Mbps
Fixed Wireless (6)500 Mbps500 Mbps
Satellite (3)25 Mbps3 Mbps
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Free wireless internet access points in Boston, MA

Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 536-5400