Best Internet Providers in Providence, RI

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#1 Cox70.04% availability

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Speed up to:

1 Gbps

Price from:

$34.95

User Review:

Cox provides Cable Internet and Television services in Providence, RI.

#2 HughesNet69.26% availability

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Speed up to:

25 Mbps

Price from:

$59.99

User Review:

HughesNet provides Satellite Internet and Phone services in Providence, RI.

#3 Viasat64.28% availability

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Speed up to:

100 Mbps

Price from:

$60.00

User Review:

Viasat provides Satellite Internet and Phone services in Providence, RI.

#4 Verizon Fios Fiber96.9% availability

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Speed up to:

940 Mbps

Price from:

$69.00

User Review:

Verizon Fios Fiber provides Fiber Internet services in Providence, RI.

#5 Verizon82.76% 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 Providence, RI.

#6 EarthLink4% 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 Providence, RI.

Television Only Providers in Providence, RI

#1 DIRECTV

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DIRECTV

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

DIRECTV provides Television in Providence, RI

  • 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:
$59.99
Call now for DIRECTV internet availability at your address.

#2 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 Providence, RI

  • DISH is ranked #1 in Customer Satisfaction by J.D. Power for the second 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 Inst
Dish Network television pricing starting at:
$59.99
Call now for Dish Network internet availability at your address.

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#1

Best Provider Overall

Cox

Best Provider for Gaming

Cox

Best Provider for Streaming

Cox

Best Provider for Availability

Verizon Fios Fiber

Providence, RI - Internet Connection and Coverage Map

Providence, RI has a total of 19 internet providers including  8 Fiber Internet providers, 2 Cable Internet providers, 6 DSL Internet providers and 2 Satellite Internet providers.


Compare Providence, RI 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 Providence, Rhode Island

Your Best Internet Service Option By Usage

  • Best Provider for Overall Usage - Cox
  • Best Provider for Fast Speeds - Cox
  • Best Provider for Gaming - Cox
  • Best Provider for Streaming - Cox
  • Best Provider for Availability - Verizon Fios Fiber

Fastest Internet Speeds in Providence, Rhode Island

  • Cox - 1 Gbps** Fast Download **
  • Verizon Fios Fiber - 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100 Mbps

Internet Provider Types in Providence, Rhode Island

  • Fiber Internet - 78.3%
  • Cable Internet - 69.98%
  • DSL Internet - 78.64%
  • Satellite Internet - 100%

Widest Coverage Providers in Providence, Rhode Island

  • Verizon Fios Fiber - 96.9%
  • Verizon - 82.76%
  • Cox - 70.04%

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

  1. Verizon Fios Fiber - 940 Mbps - Fiber Internet
  2. Verizon - 100 Mbps - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Television, Mobile and Phone
  3. EarthLink - 75 Mbps - Fiber Internet and DSL Internet
  4. Cyberonic - 11 Mbps - Fiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet
  5. Cogent Communications - Fiber Internet and Copper Internet
  6. Lightower Fiber Networks - Fiber Internet
  7. Level 3 Communications - Fiber Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet
  8. Zayo Group - Fiber Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet

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

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

Compare Internet Providers in Providence, Rhode Island by Coverage Area

ProviderMax Mbps DownloadMax Mbps UploadInternet ConnectionCoverage
1.Verizon Fios Fiber logoVerizon Fios FiberView Plans940 Mbps940 MbpsFiber Internet96.90%
2.Verizon logoVerizonView Plans100 Mbps100 MbpsFiber Internet, DSL Internet, Television, Mobile and Phone82.76%
3.Cyberonic logoCyberonicView Plans11 Mbps11 MbpsFiber Internet, Cable Internet, DSL Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet82.76%
4.Cox logoCoxView Plans1 Gbps35 MbpsCable Internet and Television70.04%
5.HughesNet logoHughesNetView Plans25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite Internet and Phone69.26%
6.Viasat logoViasatView Plans100 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite Internet and Phone64.28%
7.EarthLink logoEarthLinkView Plans75 Mbps3 MbpsFiber Internet and DSL Internet4.00%
8.Global Capacity logoGlobal CapacityView Plans6 Mbps~DSL Internet and Copper Internet1.54%
9.Broadview Networks logoBroadview NetworksView Plans~~DSL Internet and Copper Internet~
10.Cogent Communications logoCogent CommunicationsView Plans~~Fiber Internet and Copper Internet~
11.Lightower Fiber Networks logoLightower Fiber NetworksView Plans~~Fiber Internet~
12.Level 3 Communications logoLevel 3 CommunicationsView Plans~~Fiber Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet~
13.Zayo Group logoZayo GroupView Plans~~Fiber Internet, Copper Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet~


Free wireless internet access points in Providence, RI

Fox Point Library
90 Ives St., Providence, Ri 02906
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 331-0390
Knight Memorial Library
275 Elmwood Ave., Providence, Ri 02907
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 467-2625
Mayor Salvatore Mancini Union Free Library
1810 Mineral Spring Avenue
Providence, RI 02904
(401) 353-5600
Mount Pleasant Library
315 Academy Ave., Providence, Ri 02908
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 272-0106
Olneyville Library
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 421-4084
Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 455-8000
Rochambeau Library
708 Hope Street Providence, Ri 02906
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 272-3780
Smith Hill Library
31 Candace Street Providence, Ri 02908
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 272-4140
South Providence Library
441 Prairie Avenue Providence, Ri 02905
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 467-2619
Wanskuck Library
233 Veazie Street Providence, Ri 02904
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 274-4145
Washington Park Library
1316 Broad Street Providence, Ri 02905
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 781-3136