Internet Providers in Jefferson, MA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Jefferson, MA
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $64.49

Internet Access in Jefferson, Massachusetts

The average person in Jefferson has 2.06 Internet providers available. This is a pretty normal amount of choice, since most Internet providers were formerly cable TV and phone providers, and most houses are wired for both.

DSL and cable are the main network options in the Jefferson metro area, fighting over subscribers at most addresses and generally competing on service quality. Cable speed is generally stronger, but overall performance seen with either network type are similar and which is "best" frequently varies depending on the network quality in a given neighborhood.

Spectrum as well as Verizon High Speed Internet also provide coverage in Jefferson, with overlap in some streets.

Coverage from the biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

All the coverage data analysis here comes from FCC data, which compels companies in Jefferson to submit coverage data biannually. By leveraging direct relationships with telecom companies, we are able to validate this data in comparison to private data reported via Internet providers. This allows us to create more accurate maps and availability data than governmental publications. Our speed averages are calculated from browser-based speed tests from Jefferson addresses. [1]

Internet Statistics 2021

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 Jefferson, Massachusetts

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 10.7%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.7%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Jefferson

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Jefferson is the 248th most connected city in Massachusetts ahead of Rutland and Princeton, but behind Paxton, Holden, and West Boylston.

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

Approximately 4,000 people in Worcester 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.

Approximately 95% of Jefferson 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 Worcester County, approximately 10,000 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.

Compare Jefferson to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Jefferson 92.7 Mbps 5 $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +441.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +56.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +67.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +76.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +69.4 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.38 ( + $0.00 )