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Internet Providers in Fall River, Massachusetts
Residential Internet Statistics for Fall River, MA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,200 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$64.49|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Fall River, Massachusetts:
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Internet Access in Fall River, Massachusetts
Fall River broadband coverage information on this page is drawn from FCC databases. Then, we ensure the data is cross-validated against privatized lit address records. To date, we've verified 16,110 rows of FCC and private data on Internet availability in Fall River. Speed analysis is drawn from 28,206 user speed test records collected in the past 12 months.
In terms of the variety of options at addresses in Fall River, the average home has 1.97 Internet companies to choose from. 1.97 providers per address is not much when compared to most cities.
XFINITY from Comcast as well as Verizon High Speed Internet also offer coverage in Fall River, often competing for the same customers.
DSL and cable are the dominant broadband network types in the Fall River metro area. They are frequently overlapping and generally competing on service quality. Cable network speed is overall stronger and more consistent, but the overall speeds seen with either type are comparable. Fall River area public speed test results suggest that network performance is above-average. Fall River is currently 14.66 percent higher than the state average so far as download rates.
Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option overall. They offer coverage for practically one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet is available to near one hundred percent of the population. The fastest download speed recorded for Viasat reaches 100 Mbps, while HughesNet offers up to 25 Mbps. As a rule, anything above 10 Mbps will be sufficient to stream lower-quality video on WiFi, but may become challenging when multiple people try to access high-bandwidth applications like video chat and multiplayer gaming. Explore the coverage map below to compare broadband options on a granular level.
- There are 15 internet providers in Fall River with 5 of those offering residential service
- Fall River is the 325th most connected city in Massachusetts ahead of Swansea, Tiverton, and Somerset, but behind Westport and Assonet.
- The fastest zip code in Fall River for July 2021 is 02721. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
2.4% of consumers in Fall River2,000 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 Fall River, Massachusetts
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||99.1%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Compare Fall River to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Fall River||200.5 Mbps||5||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +333.9 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -51.7 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -39.9 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -31 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -38.4 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.38 ( + $0.00 )|