Internet Providers in Linwood, MA
Enter your zip code to find providers in your neighborhood.
Residential Internet Statistics for Linwood, MA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$73.99|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Linwood, Massachusetts
Internet Access in Linwood, Massachusetts
Linwood features a total of 4 Internet service providers (ISPs) with residential service. Including business Internet, that's a total of 9 companies overall,.
Taking a look now at network technology installed in the city, the most frequently available physical wire Internet tech types are Cable (close to one hundred percent coverage) and DSL (close to one hundred percent coverage). Regular cable TV providers are the main source for cable Internet, seeing as they can utilize their pre-existing coaxial TV wires — which already connect to most homes — to connect customers to Internet service. Local customers of cable providers like Spectrum often select it because of the combination of low pricing for workable speeds. (At least, compared to DSL.) Phone companies usually offer DSL Internet service, since DSL, or "Digital Subscriber Line," transmits data over telephone lines. The twisted copper makeup of telephone wires provides a lower bandwidth ceiling compared to newer wire types such as cable and several times less than fiber.
The information listed here comes via FCC filings specific to the area, and is enhanced with private databases and direct provider reporting to provide more useful resources than is available from government websites. Data on pricing of current Internet plans is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans annually.
Spectrum is the most common on the whole. They have Internet coverage for close to one hundred percent of Linwood residents. Verizon High Speed Internet, in contrast, has registered coverage for approximately near one hundred percent of residents. The top download speed advertised for Spectrum reaches 940 Mbps, while Verizon High Speed Internet advertised up to 5 Mbps. As a rule of thumb, anything over 10 megabits per second will be enough for streaming lower-quality video on WiFi. However, it may become problematic for multiple users or high-bandwidth applications like Google Hangouts, cloud apps, and etc. Spectrum also provides business broadband. Explore the availability map on this page to compare Internet options on a granular level in Linwood.
Are you a journalist or researcher writing about this topic?
Contact us and we'll connect you with a broadband market expert on our team who can provide insights and data to support your work.
Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Linwood, Massachusetts
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Linwood, Massachusetts
- Spectrum - 100.0% Availability in Linwood - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Linwood - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Linwood - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Linwood
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Cable||100%||940 Mbps|
|North Atlantic Networks||Fiber||100%||1,000 Mbps|