Internet Providers in Boston, MA

Over 9,547 people in Boston found the best Internet Provider in the last 30 days.

#1

EarthLink Fiber

96.24% availability
EarthLink Fiber logo
Speed up to:

5 Gbps

Price from:

$49.95

User Review:

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

#2

Verizon

46.75% availability
Verizon logo
Speed up to:

1 Gbps

Price from:

$69.00

User Review:

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

#3

Verizon Fios Fiber

2% availability
Verizon Fios Fiber logo
Speed up to:

2 Gbps

Price from:

$69.00

User Review:

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

#4

Viasat

3.73% availability
Speed up to:

150 Mbps

Price from:

$49.99

User Review:

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

#5

RCN

20.07% availability
Speed up to:

155 Mbps

Price from:

$29.99

User Review:

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

#6

Xfinity

87.9% availability
Speed up to:

1 Gbps

Price from:

$50.00+

User Review:

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

#7

HughesNet

8.03% availability
Speed up to:

100 Mbps

Price from:

$79.99

User Review:

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

Television Only Providers in Boston, MA

#1Dish Network

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 Installation from a trusted, local expert.
Dish Network television pricing starting at:
$64.99
Call now for Dish Network internet availability at your address.

#2DIRECTV

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:
$64.99
Call now for DIRECTV internet availability at your address.

#1

Best Provider Overall

EarthLink Fiber

Best Provider for Gaming

EarthLink Fiber

Best Provider for Streaming

EarthLink Fiber

Best Provider for Availability

EarthLink Fiber

Boston, MA - Internet Connection and Coverage Map


Compare Boston, MA Internet Providers Ranked by 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 - EarthLink Fiber
  • Best Provider for Fast Speeds - EarthLink Fiber
  • Best Provider for Gaming - EarthLink Fiber
  • Best Provider for Streaming - EarthLink Fiber
  • Best Provider for Availability - EarthLink Fiber

Fastest Internet Speeds in Boston, Massachusetts

  • EarthLink Fiber - 5 Gbps** Fast Download **
  • Verizon Fios Fiber - 2 Gbps
  • Verizon - 1 Gbps

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

  • EarthLink Fiber - 96.24%
  • Xfinity - 87.9%
  • Verizon - 46.75%

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. EarthLink Fiber - 5 Gbps - Fiber Internet and DSL Internet
  2. Verizon Fios Fiber - 2 Gbps - Fiber Internet
  3. Verizon - 1 Gbps - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Television, Mobile and Phone
  4. RCN - 155 Mbps - Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, Television and Phone
  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. Cogent Communications - Fiber Internet and Copper Internet
  11. Level 3 Communications - Fiber Internet, DSL 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. EarthLink Fiber - 5 Gbps - Fiber Internet and DSL Internet
  2. Xfinity - 1 Gbps - Cable Internet, Television and Phone
  3. Verizon - 1 Gbps - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Television, Mobile and Phone
  4. RCN - 155 Mbps - Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, Television and Phone
  5. HughesNet - 100 Mbps - Satellite Internet and Phone
  6. Viasat - 150 Mbps - Satellite Internet and Phone
  7. Verizon Fios Fiber - 2 Gbps - Fiber Internet

Frequently Asked Questions about Boston, MA

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

EarthLink Fiber is the best internet provider in Boston, MA, with download speeds up to 5 Gbps and pricing starting at $49.95.

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.

EarthLink Fiber, Xfinity, Verizon, 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?

EarthLink Fiber is the fastest internet provider in Boston, MA, with maximum speeds reaching 5 Gbps.

Compare Internet Providers in Boston, Massachusetts by Coverage Area

ProviderMax DownloadMax UploadInternet ConnectionCoverage
1.EarthLink Fiber logoEarthLink FiberView Plans5 Gbps1 GbpsFiber Internet and DSL Internet96.24%
2.Xfinity logoXfinityView Plans1 Gbps1 GbpsCable Internet, Television and Phone87.90%
3.Verizon logoVerizon1 Gbps1 GbpsFiber Internet, DSL Internet, Television, Mobile and Phone46.75%
4.Cyberonic logoCyberonic11 Mbps11 MbpsFiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet46.75%
5.RCN logoRCNView Plans155 Mbps15 MbpsFiber Internet, Cable Internet, Television and Phone20.07%
6.netBlazr logonetBlazr500 Mbps500 MbpsFixed Wireless Internet17.64%
7.HughesNet logoHughesNet100 Mbps5 MbpsSatellite Internet and Phone8.03%
8.Global Capacity logoGlobal Capacity8 Mbps1 MbpsDSL Internet and Copper Internet4.68%
9.Viasat logoViasatView Plans150 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite Internet and Phone3.73%
10.Verizon Fios Fiber logoVerizon Fios Fiber2 Gbps940 MbpsFiber Internet2.00%
11.Sovernet Communications logoSovernet Communications1 Mbps1 MbpsFiber Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet0.05%
12.FairPoint Communications logoFairPoint Communications50 Mbps10 MbpsFiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet0.01%
13.ALTIUS Communications logoALTIUS Communications50 Mbps50 MbpsFixed Wireless Internet0.01%
14.Birch Communications logoBirch Communications1 Mbps~Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet0.01%
15.Access Media 3 logoAccess Media 310 Mbps10 MbpsFiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet~
16.Cogent Communications logoCogent Communications~~Fiber Internet and Copper Internet~
17.Level 3 Communications logoLevel 3 Communications~~Fiber Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet~
18.USAi.net logoUSAi.net~~Fixed Wireless Internet~
19.T-Mobile logoT-Mobile~~Fixed Wireless Internet and Mobile~

Free wireless internet access points in Boston, MA

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