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Internet Providers in Middlefield, Massachusetts
Residential Internet Statistics for Middlefield, MA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,200 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$59.28|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Middlefield, Massachusetts:
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Internet Access in Middlefield, Massachusetts
There are 4 providers in the Middlefield area offering residential connections, and a total of 8 including business and mobile providers such as Windstream.
The data on this page is sourced via FCC coverage reports. Then, it's validated with private data sources and direct provider reporting to provide more useful resources than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is generated thanks to our research division, who collect tens of thousands of data points each year.
99.4 percent of residents are limited to only one option for wired Internet service.
Taking a look at network technology installed within Middlefield, the most prevalent hardwired broadband Internet connection types are DSL and Satellite, with 87.13% and virtually one hundred percent respectively. DSL service is delivered by phone lines, and comes from service providers such as Verizon High Speed Internet that own phone lines. Compared to other copper cables, the twisted and bundled copper makeup seen in phone lines results in slightly less bandwidth than more modern techs like cable and fiber.
According to the latest FCC data, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable telecoms in Middlefield as measured by coverage. These providers often compete at addresses around Middlefield.
Internet Statistics 2021
99.4% of consumers in Middlefield300 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Middlefield, Massachusetts
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||2.7%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
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 Around Middlefield
Data collected by our researchers suggests that many of the top ISPs use data caps on home broadband connections. Data caps are disliked because subscribers see caps as a strategy to stop streaming services. Providers insist they are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the problem is video streaming, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Middlefield to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Middlefield||28.5 Mbps||4||$0.35 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +505.9 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +120.3 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +132.1 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +141 Mbps )||23 ( +19 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +133.6 Mbps )||8 ( +4 )||$0.38 ( + $0.00 )|