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Internet Providers in Mendon, Massachusetts
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Internet Access in Mendon, Massachusetts
Mendon offers 6 residential Internet providers, or 13 if you include business and mobile services. Consumers have access to 6 broadband choices which in Mendon is most likely fiber, cable, and DSL.
Looking closer at broadband network choices, Fiber, cable, and DSL are all present in the area. Between the options, Fiber service presents the best network type, and has 99.14 percent coverage around Mendon.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As you might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.
2-3 providers per address is a low level of choice, but it's sufficient to drive price and speed competition in Mendon neighborhoods where providers overlap. As you can see in the interactive map below, choice often changes from block to block.
The Internet availability stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on government data and privatized data collected from telecoms. Statistics regarding speed and performance data comes from M-Labs, which is the speed test tool integrated into BroadbandNow as well as Google queries. Our in-house research team has hand-validated package price and plan details on 352 Internet deals in the Mendon market to date.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Mendon, Massachusetts
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||99.8%|
|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.
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 in Mendon
Data from our market research team suggests that common ISPs in Mendon place a limit on streaming for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue because users see them as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting". Providers maintain that they are a necessary tool for managing heavy network congestion. In either case, the culprit is streaming services, which can eat up 1–7GB/hr.
Compare Mendon to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Mendon||62.3 Mbps||6||$0.16 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +472.1 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +86.5 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.16 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +98.3 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +107.2 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +99.8 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.19 ( + $0.00 )|