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Internet Providers in Marshfield, Massachusetts
Top Internet Providers in Marshfield, Massachusetts:
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Internet Access in Marshfield, Massachusetts
The average local download (116.35 Mbps across all Marshfield speed test records) falls below the Massachusetts 186.37 Mbps average. That said, the area has multiple wired broadband technologies to choose from.
The average Marshfield address has 2-3 Internet providers available. Accounting for all addresses in the city, there are 2.62 options per household.
Since FCC data is currently only tallied up biannually and only published six or more months later, providers listed in the results above may not include the latest network upgrades. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this problem.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Marshfield's primary wired Internet providers.
Besides the Internet options listed above, Verizon Fios provides a third option for Internet in near one hundred percent of Marshfield.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Marshfield, Massachusetts
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||22.5%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||22.5%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Marshfield
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Caps and Cord Cutting Around Marshfield
Data collected by our market research team shows that popular ISPs in the area currently use data caps on residential Internet connections. Data caps are controversial since customers view them as a strategy for limiting streaming. Providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the culprit is the same: video streaming, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Marshfield to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Marshfield||116.4 Mbps||7||$0.32 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +429.2 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +44.9 Mbps )||20 ( +13 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +64.5 Mbps )||19 ( +12 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +70.2 Mbps )||26 ( +19 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +62.7 Mbps )||10 ( +3 )||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|