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Internet Service in Rhode Island

99.6% of Rhode Island residents have the option of 10 mbps Internet access from wired or wireless Internet. However, still 27.8% of the population of Rhode Island has no Internet.

In the Ocean state, 88.5% of the population has DSL as an Internet option. 99.3% of residents have cable Internet. 99.7% have the choice of wireless Internet. 97.9% has fiber Internet, making it the state with the most extensive fiber access.

In addition, over 99% of residents have the choice of 3 or more Internet service providers, making it the state with the best choice in providers.


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.

41.40 mbps

Average internet download speed across the state


Population with no wired internet access available.


Population with wired internet access available.


Average broadband score for Rhode Island

Broadband in Rhode Island

Largest Cities in Rhode IslandProvidersMax Speeds (mbps)Avg. Speeds (mbps)Broadband Score
Ashaway, RI12300.00 mbps100.00 mbps37.37 mbps9.24 mbps92
Bradford, RI12300.00 mbps100.00 mbps36.31 mbps8.16 mbps87
Carolina, RI12300.00 mbps100.00 mbps36.82 mbps8.62 mbps90
Central Falls, RI15300.00 mbps100.00 mbps28.92 mbps6.03 mbps74
Charlestown, RI12300.00 mbps100.00 mbps36.81 mbps8.71 mbps90
Chepachet, RI16300.00 mbps100.00 mbps27.64 mbps6.54 mbps90
Clayville, RI16300.00 mbps100.00 mbps29.21 mbps8.19 mbps100
Cranston, RI18300.00 mbps100.00 mbps24.46 mbps5.58 mbps76
Cumberland Hill, RI10300.00 mbps100.00 mbps43.59 mbps9.71 mbps75
East Providence, RI18300.00 mbps100.00 mbps24.33 mbps5.36 mbps75
Foster Center, RI9300.00 mbps100.00 mbps50.39 mbps12.96 mbps94
Greene, RI12300.00 mbps100.00 mbps38.14 mbps10.08 mbps96
Greenville, RI17300.00 mbps100.00 mbps26.07 mbps6.22 mbps91
Harmony, RI16300.00 mbps100.00 mbps27.88 mbps6.78 mbps92
Harrisville, RI16300.00 mbps100.00 mbps27.26 mbps6.13 mbps87
Hope Valley, RI13300.00 mbps100.00 mbps33.90 mbps7.80 mbps89
Hopkinton, RI13300.00 mbps100.00 mbps34.82 mbps8.56 mbps85
Kingston, RI13300.00 mbps100.00 mbps33.10 mbps7.09 mbps85
Melville, RI8300.00 mbps30.00 mbps47.71 mbps4.98 mbps65
Misquamicut, RI8300.00 mbps100.00 mbps54.83 mbps12.64 mbps88
Narragansett Pier, RI8300.00 mbps100.00 mbps54.68 mbps12.44 mbps88
Newport, RI13300.00 mbps30.00 mbps29.63 mbps3.07 mbps66
Newport East, RI8300.00 mbps30.00 mbps47.59 mbps4.97 mbps65
Pascoag, RI17300.00 mbps100.00 mbps25.77 mbps5.81 mbps87
Pawtucket, RI192.00 gbps100.00 mbps30.65 mbps5.34 mbps81
Providence, RI181.00 gbps100.00 mbps24.23 mbps5.30 mbps75
Quonochontaug, RI9300.00 mbps100.00 mbps50.14 mbps12.69 mbps94
Tiverton, RI12300.00 mbps30.00 mbps31.98 mbps3.32 mbps66
Valley Falls, RI10300.00 mbps100.00 mbps44.05 mbps10.18 mbps76
Wakefield-Peacedale, RI7300.00 mbps100.00 mbps61.94 mbps13.44 mbps86
Warwick, RI15300.00 mbps100.00 mbps29.75 mbps7.19 mbps78
Watch Hill, RI8300.00 mbps100.00 mbps56.62 mbps14.51 mbps94
Weekapaug, RI8300.00 mbps100.00 mbps54.55 mbps12.20 mbps87
Westerly, RI12300.00 mbps100.00 mbps36.78 mbps8.21 mbps81
Woonsocket, RI182.00 gbps100.00 mbps32.30 mbps5.62 mbps81
Wyoming, RI12300.00 mbps100.00 mbps36.17 mbps7.83 mbps86
* availability only includes locations with greater than 50,000 residents
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Top 10 Providers (by Coverage) in Rhode Island
ProviderAvg. Speeds
Viasat25.00 mbps
Exede25.00 mbps
HughesNet25.00 mbps
Verizon59.21 mbps
Cox300.10 mbps
Global Capacity2.50 mbps
Frontier4.96 mbps
Xfinity from Comcast150.00 mbps
Sprint0.00 mbps
T-Mobile0.00 mbps