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< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
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Internet Providers in Nantucket, Massachusetts
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Internet Access in Nantucket, Massachusetts
There are 7 broadband providers in the Nantucket area offering residential connections. Including business ISPs, there are 14 companies in the local area, like North Atlantic Networks. (Some may be "double entries", since many providers advertise residential and enterprise services under separate branches.)
Since the majority of houses come pre-wired for one landline telephone (DSL) company and cable networks don't generally overlap, the majority of Nantucket residents have 3 wired Internet options available to them. 1.33% of Nantucket residents have one or fewer choices for which provider to use. Regardless of other technologies available, cable and DSL broadband are likely to offer the best price and data policies for home use.
The data on this page comes via FCC coverage reports specific to Nantucket. Then, it is cross-validated through private data sources and direct provider reporting to output more granular listings than is available from government websites. Information on pricing of listed Internet plans is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans every year.
Viasat Internet has the widest availability in Nantucket. They are available to virtually one hundred percent of Nantucket. HughesNet is also a common option, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest Internet plan advertised by HughesNet in Nantucket is 25 Mbps.
So, essentially, Cable and DSL are the most prevalent Internet service options in the Nantucket area. The coverage maps and user speed test data below show how the real-world speed results differ between neighborhoods and providers in Nantucket.
Internet Statistics 2022
1.3% of consumers in Nantucket100 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 Nantucket, Massachusetts
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||20.8%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||20.8%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Nantucket
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.
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.
Compare Nantucket to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Nantucket||205.3 Mbps||7||$0.37 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +340.3 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( -44 Mbps )||20 ( +13 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( -24.4 Mbps )||19 ( +12 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( -18.7 Mbps )||26 ( +19 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( -26.2 Mbps )||10 ( +3 )||$0.36 ( $0.00 )|