Internet Providers in Milford, MA
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Residential Internet Statistics for Milford, MA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,200 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$59.49|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Milford, Massachusetts
Internet Access in Milford, Massachusetts
There are 16 Internet providers operating in Milford. There are 4 mobile Internet companies.
The majority of Milford homes have 2 Internet providers to choose from. Averaged out across all census blocks, there are exactly 2.83 providers for each location.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are currently Milford's most common wired Internet providers.
Remember that since FCC coverage data is only tallied up biannually and only published six months after filing, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.
Overall, Milford's Internet market follows a common pattern in Massachusetts cities and towns: widespread coverage for cable and DSL Internet service, but limited choice since most houses are limited to one provider for setting up either Internet service. This pattern has a logical cause. Internet service providers are former TV and telephone companies. So, they use these already connected wired networks for delivering their broadband Internet bundles. Fiber Internet has been slowly growing as an alternative, and while some plans marketed as "Fiber" plans aren't actually true "Fiber to the Home" connections, 95.94 percent of the area is covered by fiber Internet stretching at least to the property. The local weighted average download performance is currently 41.62 percent higher than the Massachusetts average, accounting for all cities. Review the public speed test data below for insights on how major providers add up over time.
Internet Statistics 2021
2.6% of consumers in Milford700 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Milford, Massachusetts
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||99.7%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 Around Milford
Data collected by our market researchers shows that some of the top providers use data caps for their home broadband packages. Data caps are disliked because customers view them as a tactic to limit streaming services. Providers maintain caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is streaming video, which can eat up 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Milford to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Milford||293.1 Mbps||5||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +241.3 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -144.3 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -132.5 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -123.6 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -131 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.38 ( + $0.00 )|