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Internet Providers in Burlington, Massachusetts
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Internet Access in Burlington, Massachusetts
Consumers have access to 26 Internet providers in Burlington. 4 of these are mobile providers, and 8 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most common Internet options in Burlington.
Looking more closely at the types of networks available, Burlington has a variety of high speed wired broadband options, specifically fiber and copper-based cable/DSL. Wide availability of fiber and cable is strongly correlated with strong Internet speeds and increased bandwidth, so it's no surprise that Burlington average speeds beat the state average by 6.43% over the past 12 months. This trend can be seen via the speed averagesvisualized below. For those unable to get fiber Internet service, cable has virtually one hundred percent penetration within city limits, and DSL has coverage of 61.66 percent.
Remember that since FCC availability data is collected biannually and only released six or more months after, availability shown here may not be complete. We collect coverage and plan data directly from many companies to help reduce this delay.
In summary, the majority of Burlington homes have 3-4 choices for home Internet, which is higher thanaverage. Burlington ranks 8th out of 461 communities in Massachusetts in terms of broadband options. Underserved blocks are low, with only 200 limited to a single choice for Internet service. Activate the map on the page below to see data about neighborhoods within Burlington, and see Internet access statistics.
Internet Statistics 2022
1.0% of consumers in Burlington200 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 Burlington, Massachusetts
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||33.1%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||33.1%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Burlington
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 Burlington to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Burlington||199.2 Mbps||8||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +346.4 Mbps )||21 ( +13 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( -37.9 Mbps )||20 ( +12 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( -18.3 Mbps )||19 ( +11 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( -12.6 Mbps )||26 ( +18 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( -20.1 Mbps )||10 ( +2 )||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|