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Internet Providers in Abington, Massachusetts
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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 (274.86 Mbps) is 37.75 percent faster than the state unweighted average of 171.11 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 from Comcast as well as Verizon Fios 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.
Internet Statistics 2021
1.0% of consumers in Abington100 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Abington, Massachusetts
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||99.1%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Abington
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Compare Abington to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Abington||274.9 Mbps||5||$0.27 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +259.5 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.41 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -126.1 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -114.3 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -105.4 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -112.8 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.30 ( + $0.00 )|