Internet Providers in Byfield, MA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Byfield, MA
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59.49

Internet Access in Byfield, Massachusetts

Consumers will find 14 Internet providers in Byfield. 4 of these are mobile LTE providers.

When considering the Internet technology options around Byfield, there are essentially two primary options: cable (providers such as XFINITY from Comcast) and DSL (think Verizon High Speed Internet).

13.93 percent of Byfield is currently without a choice so far as broadband Internet service. This is not an unexpected statistic since market competition between the incumbent providers is low. Residences in the local area have 1 choices for broadband service, accounting for the entire local population.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are currently Byfield's primary wired broadband choices.

Coverage data here comes via FCC data, requiring companies in Byfield to submit there coverage area data biannually. By using direct relationships with telecom companies nationally, we are able to analyze and improve public data with privatized data reported by telecoms directly. Since 2014, BroadbandNow has processed 785 data rows on Internet access in Byfield. The speed averages displayed on this page are calculated based on real-world speed tests originating from Byfield in the M-Labs database.

Internet Statistics 2021

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

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Byfield, Massachusetts

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Byfield, Massachusetts

  • Xfinity - Cable - 99.6% Availability in Byfield - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Byfield - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Byfield - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Byfield

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Byfield is the 323rd most connected city in Massachusetts ahead of Newbury, but behind Georgetown, Rowley, West Newbury, and Newburyport.

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

Approximately 4,000 people in Essex County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Fiber Availability: 10% of people living in Byfield have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 86% of Byfield residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

In Essex County, approximately 6,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

Summary Of Internet Providers In Byfield

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 99.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 92.8%+ 987 Mbps
North Atlantic Networks Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
TPx Communications Copper 0.7%+ 1.5 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 0.7%+ 1.5 Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 0.7%+ 3.0 Mbps

Compare Byfield to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Byfield 75.3 Mbps 5 $0.31 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +340.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +43.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +40.9 Mbps ) 14 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +52.1 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +52.3 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )