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Internet Access in Cambridge, Massachusetts
The average download speed in Cambridge is 201.74 Mbps. This is 17.9% faster than the average in Massachusetts and 49.0% faster than the national average.
- There are 25 internet providers in Cambridge with 8 of those offering residential service
- Cambridge is the 71st most connected city in Massachusetts ahead of Charlestown, but behind Boston, Somerville, Allston, and Brighton.
- Fiber optic internet is available to 70% of Middlesex County residents.
- Approximately 12,000 people in Middlesex County don't have access to any wired internet.
- 7% of Cambridge residents are still severely limited in wired broadband choices.
- 23% of residents in Middlesex County have access to fixed wireless internet service.
- Approximately 93% of Cambridge residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.
- 97.4% of Massachusettsans have access to 100mbps or faster broadband.
- Explore internet access for communities within Cambridge: East Cambridge and North Cambridge
- The fastest zip code in Cambridge for July 2021 is 02138. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
7.5% of consumers in Cambridge7,000 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 Cambridge, Massachusetts
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||98.6%|
|Starry Internet||200 Mbps||Fiber||40s||2.1%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|