Internet Providers in Medway, MA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Medway, MA
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59.49

Internet Access in Medway, Massachusetts

The broadband coverage data on this page is calculated from governmental data submissions. Then, we ensure the data is cross-validated against private records. To date, we've verified 2,694 rows of governmental data catalogues about broadband availability in Medway. Our researchers have hand-gathered local pricing for 284 home Internet deals in Medway. All download average calculation is based on M-Labs browser-based speed tests. It's important to note that speed test-based data is a somewhat rough way of evaluating local broadband performance, not indicative of the real-world speeds customers will experience at houses around Medway.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread provider for Medway residents. virtually one hundred percent of Medway census blocks can receive access to them. HughesNet is also a common option, serving close to one hundred percent of Medway with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest plan in Medway is 25 Mbps.

When we're looking at network tech available Medway, the most common wired broadband Internet technology options are Cable and Fiber, with virtually one hundred percent and close to one hundred percent respectively. Cable is sold by former residential television providers, using existing coaxial cable TV networks. Cable can often make sense for local residents because of the strong speeds in an attainable price range. Fiber is composed of newer fiber-optic lines made of hair-like glass strands that transmit digital data as light. Largely thanks to fiber infrastructure, Internet download speeds around Medway are 2.90 percent above the Massachusetts average. Not all "Fiber" connections reach the subscriber address, however. Some switch to copper in the "last mile." As a result, some fiber connections might not offer "gigabit" performance.

XFINITY from Comcast provides an alternative to the primary providers. They offer a maximum speed of 987 Mbps. Outside of home Internet, there are also 3 providers within the area with specialized enterprise-level services like T1. BroadbandNow includes every provider with business packages on their site.

In summary, the average Medway resident has 2-3 options for Internet. Medway is the 136th most connected city as measured by the number of providers available at local addresses.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Medway with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Medway is the 136th most connected city in Massachusetts ahead of Holliston, Millis, and Norfolk, but behind Franklin and Bellingham.
  • The fastest zip code in Medway for July 2021 is 02053. (see all below).



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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Medway, Massachusetts

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 100.0%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

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Medway is the 136th most connected city in Massachusetts ahead of Holliston, Millis, and Norfolk, but behind Franklin and Bellingham.

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

Approximately 9,000 people in Norfolk 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: 100% of people living in Medway 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 Medway 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, 02053 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Medway.

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

In Norfolk County, approximately 13,000 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.

Compare Medway to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Medway 176.2 Mbps 5 $0.35 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +358.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( -27.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( -15.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( -6.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( -14.1 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.38 ( + $0.00 )