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Internet Providers in East Otis, Massachusetts
Residential Internet Statistics for East Otis, MA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,200 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$60.61|
Most Popular Internet Providers in East Otis, Massachusetts:
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Internet Access in East Otis, Massachusetts
Information on this page is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage filings. Our data also includes direct provider coverage reports to further validate that data. Plan and pricing data on this page is collected by our data analysis team. Locally, we've analyzed 205 Internet deals for East Otis since 2014. FCC coverage data is updated twice a year. However, it often is available to BroadbandNow before governmental releases thanks to direct reporting with major providers.
Taking a look now at network technologies offered East Otis, the most frequently available hardwired broadband Internet tech varieties are DSL and Satellite, with 87.33% and virtually one hundred percent respectively. DSL is transmitted by telephone wires by companies such as Verizon High Speed Internet that have existing phone networks. Compared to other copper-based networks, the twisted copper bundle construction of telephone wires allows for slightly less bandwidth than newer wire types such as cable and fiber.
Whip City Fiber is a common second choice to the primary providers. They offer a maximum speed of 1,000 Mbps. There are 3 companies in East Otis with specialized enterprise-level products and services like point-to-point connectivity. BroadbandNow includes all providers with business plans online.
Viasat Internet has the largest coverage area in East Otis. The company is accessible for virtually one hundred percent of East Otis. HughesNet is the most common second option in the area, providing practically one hundred percent of East Otis with Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest package in East Otis is 25 Mbps.
For more info, explore the map below. The average amount of broadband competition is 1.92 providers covering each census block. This low level of competition leaves 13.56 percent of consumers with inadequate broadband coverage, or no coverage at all.
Internet Statistics 2021
13.6% of consumers in East Otis100 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 East Otis, Massachusetts
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Whip City Fiber||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||98.6%|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||5.6%|
|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.
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.
Data Caps in East Otis
Data collected by our market researchers suggests that popular ISPs use data caps for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since consumers view caps as a strategy to discourage video streaming, while providers maintain they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. In either case, the culprit is the same: streaming video, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.