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Internet Providers in Lancaster, Massachusetts

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Residential Internet Statistics for Lancaster, MA
Wired Internet Providers 3
Average Speed Test Result 190.66 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 16.9%

All Residential Internet Providers in Lancaster, Massachusetts

1. Verizon Fios - 24.0% Available in Lancaster
Fiber Internet

Speeds up to:

940mbps

Pricing starts at:

$39.99 per month

Plans:

4

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2. Xfinity - 83.1% Available in Lancaster
Cable Internet

Speeds up to:

1,000mbps

Pricing starts at:

$49.95 per month

Plans:

5

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(844) 910-2674
3. Verizon High Speed Internet - 79.8% Available in Lancaster
DSL Internet

Speeds up to:

15mbps

Pricing starts at:

$69.99 per month

Plans:

2

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4. Viasat - 100.0% Available in Lancaster
Satellite Internet

Speeds up to:

100mbps

Pricing starts at:

$50 per month

Plans:

4

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(844) 912-2812
5. HughesNet - 100.0% Available in Lancaster
Satellite Internet

Speeds up to:

25mbps

Pricing starts at:

$49.99 per month

Plans:

4

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(844) 902-3107

Business Internet Providers in Lancaster

1. Comcast Business - 66.3% Available in Lancaster
Cable Internet

Speeds up to:

987mbps

Pricing starts at:

$69.95 per month

Plans:

5

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(855) 943-4155
2. Verizon High Speed Internet - 57.0% Available in Lancaster
DSL Internet

Speeds up to:

15mbps

Pricing starts at:

$29.99 per month

Plans:

5

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3. Verizon Fios - 31.8% Available in Lancaster
Fiber Internet

Speeds up to:

950mbps

Pricing starts at:

$89.99 per month

Plans:

5

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Enterprise Providers

1. North Atlantic Networks - 100.0% Available in Lancaster
Fiber Internet

Speeds up to:

1,000mbps

Pricing starts at:

Unlisted

Plans:

0

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(800) 299-3330
2. Comcast Business - 66.3% Available in Lancaster
Cable Internet

Speeds up to:

987mbps

Pricing starts at:

Unlisted

Plans:

5

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(855) 943-4155
3. Crown Castle - 27.0% Available in Lancaster
Fiber Internet

Speeds up to:

1,000mbps

Pricing starts at:

Unlisted

Plans:

0

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(877) 653-0044

Mobile Internet Providers in Lancaster

1. AT&T Wireless - 100.0% Available in Lancaster
Mobile Broadband Internet

Speeds up to:

10mbps

Pricing starts at:

$50 per month

Plans:

2

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(844) 898-5296
2. T-Mobile - 100.0% Available in Lancaster
Mobile Broadband Internet

Speeds up to:

10mbps

Pricing starts at:

$60 per month

Plans:

3

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(800) 937-8997
3. Verizon Wireless - 100.0% Available in Lancaster
Mobile Broadband Internet

Speeds up to:

10mbps

Pricing starts at:

$60 per month

Plans:

4

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(800) 922-0204
4. Metro® by T-Mobile - 79.3% Available in Lancaster
Mobile Broadband Internet

Speeds up to:

0.768mbps

Pricing starts at:

$30 per month

Plans:

4

SET UP NEW SERVICE:

(888) 863-8768

Internet Access in Lancaster Massachusetts

Data on this page is based on the FCC's bi-annual broadband coverage filings. BroadbandNow leverages direct provider coverage reports and other privatized data to further validate and enhance that data. Plan and pricing information on this page is collected manually by our data science division. BroadbandNow has collected and verified 256 bundled Internet deals in Lancaster since 2014. Speed averages are drawn from 8,392 browser-based speed test records in the past 12 months.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the largest coverage area in Lancaster. They are available to near one hundred percent of Lancaster census blocks. HughesNet is also a common option, with coverage in close to one hundred percent of the area with Satellite service. The fastest plan listed by HughesNet for Lancaster is 25 megabits per second.

The average home in Lancaster has 2-3 wired broadband options available. 18.94% of the Lancaster area have one or fewer choices. cable and DSL broadband services almost always provide the most reasonable pricing and data policies for home use.

When we're looking at network tech installed within Lancaster, the most frequently available physical wire broadband Internet connection infrastructures are Fiber (23.96 percent coverage) and Cable (83.13 percent coverage). TV companies are usually the source for cable Internet, because they can utilize their existing TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect customers to Internet service. Cable often makes sense for Lancaster residents due to the strong speeds in an attainable price range. Fiber uses future-proofed fiber-optic lines made of tiny, thin glass strands which can transmit Internet data using light. Thanks in part to fiber, broadband speeds in Lancaster rank 44.67% above the Massachusetts average. Not all "Fiber" connections reach the subscriber address, however. Some switch to copper once in the "last mile." Copper-based technology can downgrade performance, but they are almost always faster than cable or DSL.

Outside of the Internet providers detailed above, XFINITY from Comcast is another option to consider. They have Internet in 83 percent of the Lancaster area.

  • There are 13 internet providers in Lancaster with 5 of those offering residential service.
  • Lancaster is the 294th most connected city in Massachusetts ahead of Sterling and Clinton, but behind Harvard, Bolton, and Berlin.
  • The fastest zip code in Lancaster for August 2020 is 01523. (see all below).
18.9% of consumers in Lancaster

1,000 People

Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Lancaster, Massachusetts

Provider Speed Type Time to Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary Of Internet Provider Availability In Lancaster, Massachusetts

  • Xfinity - 83.1% Availability in Lancaster - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Lancaster - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Lancaster - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lancaster

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Download Speeds in Lancaster

Fastest Zip Codes in Lancaster

01523

  • #1 (0)
  • 476.45 Mbps ↑ (+5.73)
  • 576 Tests ↓ (-378)

Publicly Funded Internet Access in Lancaster

We've found two libraries and public institutions that offer publicly funded internet access points in Lancaster. These locations may offer computer literacy and other various tech services. Before visiting make sure to contact the location ahead of time to find their schedule and services.

  • Thayer Memorial Library
    717 Main Street
    Lancaster, MA 01523
  • Thayer Memorial Library
    717 Main Street
    Lancaster, MA 01523

Lancaster is the 294th most connected city in Massachusetts ahead of Sterling and Clinton, but behind Harvard, Bolton, and Berlin.

Approximately 4,000 people in Worcester County don't have access to any wired internet.

Fiber Availability: 24% of people living in Lancaster have residential fiber service available to them.

Approximately 81% of Lancaster residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

As of this month, 01523 Is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Lancaster.

In Worcester County, approximately 10,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

Data Cap Issues Around Lancaster

Data collected by our market researchers suggests that many of the common providers in Lancaster currently use data caps for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue since customers see them as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting", while providers insist that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the issue is the same: streaming services, which can consume anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Lancaster

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 83.1%+ 987 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 66.3%+ 987 Mbps
North Atlantic Networks Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 27.0%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Lancaster to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Lancaster 190.7 Mbps 6 $0.57
New York 220.9 Mbps (+30.2 Mbps) 13 (+7) $0.51 (-$0.06)
Los Angeles 89.3 Mbps (-101.3 Mbps) 20 (+14) $0.42 (-$0.15)
Chicago 80.8 Mbps (-109.9 Mbps) 16 (+10) $0.39 (-$0.18)
Houston 89.5 Mbps (-101.2 Mbps) 21 (+15) $0.38 (-$0.19)
Philadelphia 91.8 Mbps (-98.9 Mbps) 9 (+3) $0.54 (-$0.03)
Last Updated on 9/17/2020.