Internet Providers in Hopkinton, MA

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

Internet Access in Hopkinton, Massachusetts

Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Hopkinton. HughesNet is also a common option.

The packages listed here are manually gathered through our research team. Our team has aggregated 373 Internet plans in Hopkinton, in total.

2-3 Internet options per block may be a low level of choice, but it's enough to improve performance and pricing in communities with provider overlap. Choice often varies from block to block, as illustrated in the map below.

XFINITY from Comcast and Verizon Fios can also provide coverage in Hopkinton, often competing for the same customers.

Fiber Internet is the top-performing Internet option in Hopkinton. All broadband Internet providers use fiber-optic cables to transmit data over long distances, but only true "Fiber to the Home" providers bring that fiber connection all the way to subscriber buildings. Other technologies in the listings above compete on pricing and flexibility rather than pure download and upload speeds.

  • There are 16 internet providers in Hopkinton with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Hopkinton is the 102nd most connected city in Massachusetts ahead of Ashland and Holliston, but behind Westborough, Milford, and Southborough.
  • The fastest zip code in Hopkinton for April 2021 is 01748. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021



Hopkinton, MA

100 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 Hopkinton, 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 Hopkinton, Massachusetts

  • Xfinity - Cable - 99.8% Availability in Hopkinton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Hopkinton - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Hopkinton - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Hopkinton

Hopkinton Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Hopkinton is the 102nd most connected city in Massachusetts ahead of Ashland and Holliston, but behind Westborough, Milford, and Southborough.

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

Approximately 12,000 people in Middlesex 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 Hopkinton 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 99% of Hopkinton 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.

As of this month, 01748 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Hopkinton.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Middlesex County, approximately 23,000 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 Cap Issues Around Hopkinton

Data collected by our researchers suggests that popular providers in the area use data caps for their home Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue since subscribers see them as a strategy for limiting streaming services, while providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. In either case, the culprit is the same: over-the-top streaming services, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Hopkinton

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 99.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 91.9%+ 987 Mbps
North Atlantic Networks Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 38.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 9.2%+ 1.5 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 3.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 3.0%+ 50 Mbps
TPx Communications Copper 2.1%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Hopkinton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Hopkinton 168.1 Mbps 5 $0.14 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +247.3 Mbps ) 16 ( +11 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -49.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -51.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -40.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -40.5 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )