Internet Providers in Maynard, MA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Maynard, MA
Internet Providers: 14
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59.49

Internet Access in Maynard, Massachusetts

There are 5 providers in Maynard with home service. Including business Internet, that's a total of 14 serviceable providers available locally, like XFINITY from Comcast.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most likely provider for Maynard residents. near one hundred percent of Maynard census blocks can get Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common option, with coverage in close to one hundred percent of local addresses with Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest package in Maynard is 25 megabits per second.

When we're looking at network technology available in the area, the most prevalent wired broadband Internet tech infrastructures are Fiber (98.58 percent coverage) and Cable (99.28 percent coverage). Cable internet connections are sold by former cable TV companies, using preexisting TV network connections. Cable can often make sense for local residents because of the strong speeds in an attainable price range. Fiber infrastructure is composed of newer, more modern fiber-optic lines, which are made of tiny, thin glass or plastic strands which deliver Internet data as light. Some fiber connections switch to coaxial cables in the "last mile." Consequently, some fiber connections might not offer true "gigabit" performance.

The information on this page is sourced from FCC coverage reports. Coverage data is validated through private databases and direct provider reporting to provide more accurate resources than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Address-level information isn't available for all providers. Speed and pricing data is sourced by our research team, who gather thousands of plans annually. We've analyzed 280 Maynard Internet plans since 2014. There are 37 Internet deals currently on the market in the area.

Explore our custom maps on this page to see broadband provider competition across individual parts of Maynard at the census block level. As of 2021, our data shows that the average census block has 3.64+ Internet providers.

  • There are 14 internet providers in Maynard with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Maynard is the 149th most connected city in Massachusetts ahead of Stow and Sudbury, but behind Concord, Acton, and Hudson.
  • The fastest zip code in Maynard for April 2021 is 01754. (see all below).

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Maynard, 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 Providers Availability in Maynard, Massachusetts

  • Xfinity - Cable - 99.3% Availability in Maynard - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Maynard - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Maynard - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Maynard

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Maynard is the 149th most connected city in Massachusetts ahead of Stow and Sudbury, but behind Concord, Acton, and Hudson.

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

Approximately 12,000 people in Middlesex 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.

Fiber Availability: 99% of people living in Maynard have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 100% of Maynard 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.

As of this month, 01754 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Maynard.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Middlesex County, approximately 23,000 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.

Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Maynard

Data collected by our researchers shows that common providers place some sort of limit on data use on home Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue since subscribers see them as a strategy for limiting streaming. Providers explain caps are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the problem is streaming services, which easily eats up 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Maynard

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 99.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 79.6%+ 987 Mbps
North Atlantic Networks Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 16.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 11.5%+ 300 Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 2.1%+ -- Mbps

Compare Maynard to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Maynard 138.4 Mbps 5 $0.30 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +277 Mbps ) 14 ( +9 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -19.5 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -22.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.38 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -11 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -10.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )