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.

97.60%

Population with faster than 1 Gbps available.

0.30%

Population with only 100 Mbps speeds or less available.

0.30%

Population with only 25 Mbps speeds or less available.

41 Mbps

Average internet download speed across the state

0.10%

Population with no wired internet access available.

99.90%

Population with wired internet access available.

39

Average broadband score for Rhode Island

Broadband in Rhode Island

Largest Cities in Rhode IslandProvidersSpeeds (down/up)Speeds (down/up)Broadband Score
Albion, RI7300 Mbps / 73 Mbps / N/A
Ashaway, RI15940 Mbps / 940 Mbps93 Mbps / 71 Mbps92
Barrington, RI6300 Mbps / 61 Mbps / N/A
Bradford, RI15940 Mbps / 940 Mbps92 Mbps / 70 Mbps87
Carolina, RI15940 Mbps / 940 Mbps93 Mbps / 70 Mbps90
Central Falls, RI17940 Mbps / 940 Mbps81 Mbps / 61 Mbps74
Charlestown, RI15940 Mbps / 940 Mbps92 Mbps / 70 Mbps90
Chepachet, RI19940 Mbps / 940 Mbps73 Mbps / 55 Mbps90
Clayville, RI19300 Mbps / 150 Mbps33 Mbps / 15 Mbps100
Coventry, RI7940 Mbps / 186 Mbps / N/A
Cranston, RI21940 Mbps / 940 Mbps66 Mbps / 50 Mbps76
Cumberland Hill, RI12300 Mbps / 100 Mbps36 Mbps / 9 Mbps75
East Providence, RI21940 Mbps / 940 Mbps66 Mbps / 50 Mbps75
Foster, RI7940 Mbps / 186 Mbps / N/A
Foster Center, RI11300 Mbps / 100 Mbps41 Mbps / 11 Mbps94
Glendale, RI7940 Mbps / 186 Mbps / N/A
Greene, RI14300 Mbps / 150 Mbps44 Mbps / 20 Mbps96
Greenville, RI20940 Mbps / 940 Mbps69 Mbps / 53 Mbps91
Harmony, RI19300 Mbps / 150 Mbps32 Mbps / 14 Mbps92
Harrisville, RI19940 Mbps / 940 Mbps72 Mbps / 55 Mbps87
Hope Valley, RI16940 Mbps / 940 Mbps87 Mbps / 66 Mbps89
Hopkinton, RI16940 Mbps / 940 Mbps87 Mbps / 66 Mbps85
Jamestown, RI6300 Mbps / 61 Mbps / N/A
Kingston, RI16940 Mbps / 940 Mbps86 Mbps / 65 Mbps85
Melville, RI9300 Mbps / 30 Mbps43 Mbps / 5 Mbps65
Middletown, RI6300 Mbps / 61 Mbps / N/A
Misquamicut, RI9300 Mbps / 100 Mbps50 Mbps / 12 Mbps88
Narragansett, RI7940 Mbps / 186 Mbps / N/A
Narragansett Pier, RI9300 Mbps / 100 Mbps49 Mbps / 12 Mbps88
Newport, RI15300 Mbps / 30 Mbps26 Mbps / 3 Mbps66
Newport East, RI9300 Mbps / 30 Mbps43 Mbps / 5 Mbps65
Pascoag, RI20940 Mbps / 940 Mbps69 Mbps / 52 Mbps87
Pawtucket, RI222 Gbps / 940 Mbps69 Mbps / 48 Mbps81
Providence, RI211 Gbps / 940 Mbps66 Mbps / 50 Mbps75
Quonochontaug, RI11300 Mbps / 100 Mbps41 Mbps / 11 Mbps94
Rumford, RI7940 Mbps / 186 Mbps / N/A
Smithfield, RI7940 Mbps / 186 Mbps / N/A
Tiverton, RI13300 Mbps / 30 Mbps30 Mbps / 4 Mbps66
Valley Falls, RI12300 Mbps / 100 Mbps38 Mbps / 9 Mbps76
Wakefield-Peacedale, RI8300 Mbps / 100 Mbps55 Mbps / 13 Mbps86
Warren, RI6300 Mbps / 61 Mbps / N/A
Warwick, RI18940 Mbps / 940 Mbps77 Mbps / 59 Mbps78
Watch Hill, RI9300 Mbps / 100 Mbps51 Mbps / 14 Mbps94
Weekapaug, RI9300 Mbps / 100 Mbps49 Mbps / 12 Mbps87
West Greenwich, RI7940 Mbps / 185 Mbps / N/A
West Warwick, RI7940 Mbps / 186 Mbps / N/A
Westerly, RI14940 Mbps / 940 Mbps99 Mbps / 75 Mbps81
Wood River Junction, RI7940 Mbps / 185 Mbps / N/A
Woonsocket, RI212 Gbps / 940 Mbps73 Mbps / 50 Mbps81
Wyoming, RI15940 Mbps / 940 Mbps92 Mbps / 70 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
HughesNet25 Mbps
Viasat25 Mbps
Verizon34 Mbps
Cyberonic11 Mbps
Cox300 Mbps
Verizon Fiber852 Mbps
Global Capacity3 Mbps
Frontier5 Mbps
Xfinity150 Mbps
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