Internet Providers in Abington, MA

Residential Internet Statistics for Abington, MA
Internet Service Providers: 4
Plans Start From: $39.99
Top Download Speed: 1.2 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Abington, Massachusetts:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. Xfinity
    99.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.1% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    99% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    99% Available
  • 3. Verizon High Speed Internet
    99% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    99% Available
  • 4. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    32.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    32.3% Available
  • 5. 5. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
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Internet Access in Abington, Massachusetts

The two most commonly available wired network options in Abington are Cable followed by Fiber. FCC filings show that Cable reaches a 99.14 percent spread in Abington, in contrast to the 98.98 percent Fiber availability. Even considering cable connections or DSL are often cheaper, fiber networks are a better fit to transmit digital data — not to mention that they deliver significantly faster download/upload speeds. Driven by the widespread availability of Fiber connectivity across Abington, the city's average download speed (335.35 Mbps) is 40.81 percent faster than the state unweighted average of 198.51 Mbps. That said, the network download speed at individual addresses may vary along with the quality of the "last mile" connection in the area.

2 providers for each block isn't a strong amount of competition, but it's enough to reduce pricing in communities with provider overlap. Choice can vary from block to block, as you can see in the map below.

Xfinity as well as Verizon also offer coverage in Abington, with shared coverage areas in some streets.

The broadband plans displayed here are collected individually by our data science and research staff.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option overall, covering close to one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet has registered coverage to virtually one hundred percent of residents. The fastest download speed recorded for Viasat reaches 100 Mbps. HughesNet advertised up to 25 Mbps. As a rule, any speed above 10 megabits per second is sufficient for streaming SD videos on WiFi. However, it may become problematic for large households or high-bandwidth services like video conferencing, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. Refer to the availability map below to see how Internet options compare down to the census block level.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Abington, Massachusetts

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 99.1%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 32.3%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

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100 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Abington is the 77th most connected city in Massachusetts ahead of Rockland, Avon, Brockton, and Whitman, but behind Holbrook.

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The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 7,000 people in Plymouth County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 99% of people living in Abington have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 99% of Abington residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Plymouth County, approximately 7,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Abington to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Abington 335.4 Mbps 8 $0.71 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +246.3 Mbps ) 22 ( +14 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -162.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( -135.7 Mbps ) 20 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( -133.2 Mbps ) 27 ( +19 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( -138.9 Mbps ) 11 ( +3 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )