Best Internet Providers in Boston, MA

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#1 Verizon46.75% availability

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Speed up to:

100 Mbps

Price from:

$69.00

User Review:

Verizon provides Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Television, Mobile and Phone services in Boston, MA.

#2 Verizon Fios Fiber2% availability

Verizon Fios Fiber logo
Speed up to:

940 Mbps

Price from:

$69.00

User Review:

Verizon Fios Fiber provides Fiber Internet services in Boston, MA.

#3 Xfinity87.9% availability

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Speed up to:

2 Gbps

Price from:

$50.00+

User Review:

Xfinity provides Cable Internet, Television and Phone services in Boston, MA.

#4 HughesNet8.03% availability

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Speed up to:

25 Mbps

Price from:

$59.99

User Review:

HughesNet provides Satellite Internet and Phone services in Boston, MA.

#5 Viasat3.73% availability

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Speed up to:

100 Mbps

Price from:

$60.00

User Review:

Viasat provides Satellite Internet and Phone services in Boston, MA.

#6 EarthLink28% availability

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Speed up to:

75 Mbps

Price from:

$49.95

User Review:

EarthLink provides Fiber Internet and DSL Internet services in Boston, MA.

#7 RCN20.07% availability

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Speed up to:

155 Mbps

Price from:

$29.99

User Review:

RCN provides Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, Television and Phone services in Boston, MA.

Television Only Providers in Boston, MA

#1 Dish Network

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Dish Network

DISH Network is ranked #1 in customer satisfaction by J.D. Power

Dish Network provides Television in Boston, MA

  • DISH is ranked #1 in Customer Satisfaction by J.D. Power for the third year in a row.
  • 2-Year TV Price Guarantee.
  • Free Google Voice Remote and Smart DVR Included.
  • Record up to 16 shows at once.
  • 80,000 On Demand Titles.
  • FREE Standard Professional Insta
Dish Network television pricing starting at:
$64.99
Call now for Dish Network internet availability at your address.

#2 DIRECTV

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DIRECTV

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

DIRECTV provides Television in Boston, MA

  • Best entertainement options for any sports fan over Cable TV, including NFL Sunday Ticket!
  • Includes local channels
  • HBO, Showtime, Starz, Cinemax free for first 3 months
  • Free upgrade to Genie HD-DVR
  • Free professional installation in up to 4 rooms
DIRECTV television pricing starting at:
$69.99
Call now for DIRECTV internet availability at your address.

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#1

Best Provider Overall

HughesNet

Best Provider for Gaming

Xfinity

Best Provider for Streaming

Xfinity

Best Provider for Availability

Xfinity

Boston, MA - Internet Connection and Coverage Map


Compare Boston, MA Internet Providers Ranked by Maximum Fastest Speed


Use the below tables to compare high-speed internet service providers with internet speeds as well as data caps in Boston, Massachusetts

Your Best Internet Service Option By Usage

  • Best Provider for Overall Usage - HughesNet
  • Best Provider for Fast Speeds - HughesNet
  • Best Provider for Gaming - Xfinity
  • Best Provider for Streaming - Xfinity
  • Best Provider for Availability - Xfinity

Fastest Internet Speeds in Boston, Massachusetts

  • Xfinity - 2 Gbps** Fast Download **
  • Verizon Fios Fiber - 940 Mbps
  • RCN - 155 Mbps

Internet Provider Types in Boston, Massachusetts

  • Fiber Internet - 3.57%
  • Cable Internet - 39.54%
  • DSL Internet - 46.64%
  • Copper Internet - 0.01%
  • Fixed Wireless Internet - 17.64%
  • Satellite Internet - 100%

Widest Coverage Providers in Boston, Massachusetts

  • Xfinity - 87.9%
  • Verizon - 46.75%
  • EarthLink - 28%

Below is a list of the Fiber Internet options in Boston, Massachusetts with up to Gigabit connections. Search Fiber-optic internet plans and internet packages.

  1. Verizon Fios Fiber - 940 Mbps - Fiber Internet
  2. RCN - 155 Mbps - Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, Television and Phone
  3. Verizon - 100 Mbps - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Television, Mobile and Phone
  4. EarthLink - 75 Mbps - Fiber Internet and DSL Internet
  5. FairPoint Communications - 50 Mbps - Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet
  6. Cyberonic - 11 Mbps - Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet
  7. Access Media 3 - 10 Mbps - Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet
  8. Birch Communications - 1 Mbps - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet
  9. Sovernet Communications - 1 Mbps - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet
  10. Level 3 Communications - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet
  11. Cogent Communications - Fiber Internet and Copper Internet

Here are the internet providers that have the best availability in Boston, Massachusetts, ranked by quality of service and fast speeds.

  1. HughesNet - 25 Mbps - Satellite Internet and Phone
  2. Xfinity - 2 Gbps - Cable Internet, Television and Phone
  3. Verizon - 100 Mbps - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Television, Mobile and Phone
  4. EarthLink - 75 Mbps - Fiber Internet and DSL Internet
  5. RCN - 155 Mbps - Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, Television and Phone
  6. Viasat - 100 Mbps - Satellite Internet and Phone
  7. Verizon Fios Fiber - 940 Mbps - Fiber Internet

Frequently Asked Questions about Boston, MA

Which provider offers the best internet service in Boston, MA?

HughesNet is the best internet provider in Boston, MA, with download speeds up to 25 Mbps and pricing starting at $59.99.

How many internet providers provide service in Boston, MA?

There are currently 7 providers that offer internet service in Boston, MA.

What providers offer internet service in Boston, MA.

Xfinity, Verizon, EarthLink, RCN, HughesNet, Viasat and Verizon Fios Fiber offer internet service in Boston, MA.

What is the cheapest internet provider in Boston, MA?

RCN is the cheapest internet provider in Boston, MA, with pricing starting at $29.99.

What provider has the fastest speeds in Boston, MA?

Xfinity is the faster internet provider in Boston, MA, with maximum speeds reaching 2 Gbps.

Compare Internet Providers in Boston, Massachusetts by Coverage Area

ProviderMax Mbps DownloadMax Mbps UploadInternet ConnectionCoverage
1.Xfinity logoXfinityView Plans2 Gbps20 MbpsCable Internet, Television and Phone87.90%
2.Verizon logoVerizonView Plans100 Mbps100 MbpsFiber Internet, DSL Internet, Television, Mobile and Phone46.75%
3.Cyberonic logoCyberonicView Plans11 Mbps11 MbpsFiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet46.75%
4.EarthLink logoEarthLinkView Plans75 Mbps3 MbpsFiber Internet and DSL Internet28.00%
5.RCN logoRCNView Plans155 Mbps15 MbpsFiber Internet, Cable Internet, Television and Phone20.07%
6.netBlazr logonetBlazrView Plans500 Mbps500 MbpsFixed Wireless Internet17.64%
7.HughesNet logoHughesNetView Plans25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite Internet and Phone8.03%
8.Global Capacity logoGlobal CapacityView Plans8 Mbps1 MbpsDSL Internet and Copper Internet4.68%
9.Viasat logoViasatView Plans100 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite Internet and Phone3.73%
10.Verizon Fios Fiber logoVerizon Fios FiberView Plans940 Mbps940 MbpsFiber Internet2.00%
11.Sovernet Communications logoSovernet CommunicationsView Plans1 Mbps1 MbpsFiber Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet0.05%
12.FairPoint Communications logoFairPoint CommunicationsView Plans50 Mbps10 MbpsFiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet0.01%
13.ALTIUS Communications logoALTIUS CommunicationsView Plans50 Mbps50 MbpsFixed Wireless Internet0.01%
14.Birch Communications logoBirch CommunicationsView Plans1 Mbps~Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet0.01%
15.Access Media 3 logoAccess Media 3View Plans10 Mbps10 MbpsFiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet~
16.Level 3 Communications logoLevel 3 CommunicationsView Plans~~Fiber Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet~
17.USAi.net logoUSAi.netView Plans~~Fixed Wireless Internet~
18.Cogent Communications logoCogent CommunicationsView Plans~~Fiber Internet and Copper Internet~


Free wireless internet access points in Boston, MA

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