Broadband Service in Rhode Island

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BROADBAND IN Rhode Island

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COVERAGE BY COUNTY

Rhode Island Interactive SVG Map showing broadband coverage by county.
98%
98% BROADBAND COVERAGE
2%
2% POPULATION UNDERSERVED

41.4

3rd

BROADBAND SPEEDS

98.4%

of Rhode Islanders have access to wired broadband 25mbps or faster.

98.4%

of Rhode Islanders have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

0.0%

of Rhode Islanders have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

WIRED COVERAGE

99.1%

of Rhode Islanders have access to wireline service.

84.7%

of Rhode Islanders have access to fiber-optic service.

97.3%

of Rhode Islanders have access to cable service.

85.9%

of Rhode Islanders have access to DSL service.

WIRELESS COVERAGE

100.0%

of Rhode Islanders have access to mobile broadband service.

0.0%

of Rhode Islanders have access to fixed wireless service.

Top 5 Fastest Cities In Rhode Island

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1.
West Warwick
44.3 MBPS
44.3">%
2.
North Kingstown
42.9 MBPS
42.9">%
3.
Harrisville
42.6 MBPS
42.6">%
4.
West Greenwich
41.4 MBPS
41.4">%
5.
41.3">%

Largest Competing Providers In Rhode Island

GOV'T FUNDING

  • Since 2010, Broadband Rhode Island has been awarded $4,544,787 in federal grants for Rhode Island's Broadband Initiative.
  • Another $21,739,183, accounting for 0.6% of all federal infrastructure grants, was awarded to broadband infrastructure projects in Rhode Island.
  • Since 2011, no improvements in 10+ mbps wired broadband coverage have been reported.

QUICK STATS

  • In total there are 36 broadband providers in Rhode Island.
  • There are 17,000 people in Rhode Island without access to a wired connection capable of 25mbps download speeds.
  • There are 8,000 people in Rhode Island that have access to only one wired provider, leaving them no options to switch.
  • Another 9,000 people in Rhode Island don't have any wired internet providers available where they live.

Sources: Data collected via the FCC, NTIA, and other sources. For a full list of data sources please visit our data page.

Rhode Island CITIES

Coventry99.7%14 providers
Cranston95.2%18 providers
Cumberland99.9%18 providers
Pawtucket98.8%22 providers
Providence99.0%21 providers
Warwick97.5%21 providers
Woonsocket100.0%18 providers
Last Updated on 4/18/2017.

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