How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Lynn, Massachusetts
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Internet Access in Lynn, Massachusetts
There are 5 ISPs in the Lynn area offering residential service, and a total of 18 including specialized business and mobile providers such as GTT Communications.
Looking at network technology in use around the area, we see that the most common hardwired broadband Internet connection varieties are Cable and Fiber, with practically one hundred percent and close to one hundred percent respectively. Cable Internet is sold by traditional television providers, using their already-built coaxial cable networks. Cable can often make sense for local residents because of the strong speeds in an attainable price range. Fiber infrastructure uses future-proofed fiber-optic cables made of thousands of glass or plastic strands which can transmit binary data as light. Some fiber connections switch to copper in the "last mile." Consequently, not all fiber connections offer "gigabit" performance.
The information on this page is primarily sourced via FCC coverage reports, and is cross-validated through privatized databases and direct provider reporting to output more useful results than governmental websites. Information on pricing of current broadband plans is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans each year.
Viasat Internet is the most likely choice in Lynn. practically one hundred percent of Lynn census blocks can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is the most common followup choice, with coverage in close to one hundred percent of residents with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest package in Lynn is 25 Mbps.
Overall, the competition between ISPs in Lynn isn't strong (2.94 providers available per census block). It isn't much, but it's enough to drive competition on price, which benefits consumers in more competitive neighborhoods.
Internet Statistics 2021
0.4% of consumers in Lynn300 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 Lynn, Massachusetts
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||99.7%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 and Video Streaming in Lynn
Data collected by our research team suggests that many of the top providers in the area place some sort of limit on streaming on home broadband plans. Data caps are controversial because customers view them as a tactic to limit "cord cutting". Providers insist that they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. In either case, the issue is over-the-top streaming, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.
Compare Lynn to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Lynn||161.1 Mbps||5||$0.27 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +373.3 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.41 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -12.3 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -0.5 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +8.4 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +1 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.30 ( + $0.00 )|
Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Lynn
there are other options and they are more serious and are responsible
waste of time