Internet Providers in Holbrook, MA

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

Internet Access in Holbrook, Massachusetts

Holbrook offers 5 residential Internet providers, or 16 if you include business and mobile services. There are 5 choices for wired Internet (which in Holbrook means fiber, cable, and DSL).

In regards to network choices, Holbrook features all three common broadband types: fiber and cable/DSL. Between the options, Fiber is usually the best option, and as of our last check has 98.46 percent coverage within the area.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As you might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Holbrook.

The plans listed on this page are manually collected through our data team. The 37 Internet plans displayed are the most current out of 290 broadband plans we've aggregated in Holbrook to date.

On the whole, the amount of providers in Holbrook isn't high (2.75 providers registered per census block). 2-3 providers per address isn't a lot, yet it's enough to drive competition on price and service quality that benefits those who live in well-wired parts of the city.

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Holbrook, MA

100 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 Holbrook, 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 Holbrook, Massachusetts

  • Xfinity - Cable - 98.8% Availability in Holbrook - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Holbrook - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Holbrook - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Holbrook

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Holbrook is the 56th most connected city in Massachusetts ahead of Abington, Avon, Randolph, and Brockton, but behind Braintree.

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

Approximately 9,000 people in Norfolk 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: 98% of people living in Holbrook 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 98% of Holbrook 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 Norfolk County, approximately 13,000 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.

Data Caps in Holbrook

Data from our market research team suggests that some of the top providers in Holbrook currently place a limit on data use on residential broadband packages. Data caps are disliked since customers view caps as a tactic to stop streaming. Providers explain caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. In either case, the issue is video streaming, which can use one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Holbrook

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 98.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 98.6%+ 987 Mbps
North Atlantic Networks Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 18.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 4.3%+ 1.5 Mbps
Windstream Copper 4.1%+ 1.5 Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 4.1%+ -- Mbps

Compare Holbrook to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Holbrook 109.8 Mbps 5 $0.31 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +305.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +9.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +6.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +17.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +17.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )