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Internet Providers in Cummington, Massachusetts
Residential Internet Statistics for Cummington, MA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$69.98|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Cummington, Massachusetts:
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Internet Access in Cummington, Massachusetts
The average Cummington household has access to Internet service from 1.01 companies.
We should note here that since FCC availability data is only collected twice a year and only made public six or more months after that, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.
Verizon High Speed Internet is also a common Internet option in Cummington, offering mainly DSL connections available to 98 percent of the area.
DSL Internet providers like Verizon High Speed Internet deliver Internet services over telephone infrastructure. This is why DSL is purchased through telecommunication companies that also offer landline phone plans. DSL is available for 98.73 percent of Cummington. copper DSL lines have limited bandwidth when compared to those used for cable or fiber. The reason this matters is: lower local speeds. Cummington's average download rate is only 2.39 Mbps as a result, under the 171.11 Mbps state benchmark.
According to the latest FCC data, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Cummington in terms of coverage. As the map below shows, the more common providers often compete at addresses around Cummington.
Internet Statistics 2021
98.5% of consumers in Cummington900 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 Cummington, Massachusetts
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Whip City Fiber||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||2.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Caps and Video Streaming Around Cummington
Data collected by our researchers suggests that common ISPs place some sort of limit on data use for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are controversial since subscribers view them as a strategy for limiting video streaming. Providers explain that data caps are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the problem is the same: streaming video, which easily uses one to seven Gigabytes/hour.
Compare Cummington to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Cummington||2.4 Mbps||4||$3.80 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +532 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.89 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +146.4 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +158.2 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +167.1 Mbps )||23 ( +19 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +159.7 Mbps )||8 ( +4 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|