Internet Providers in Newburyport, MA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Newburyport, MA
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59.28

Internet Access in Newburyport, Massachusetts

Newburyport has a total of 4 broadband providers offering home service. Including business ISPs, there are 15 serviceable providers overall, like FirstLight and Verizon Business.

Viasat Internet offers the largest coverage area for Newburyport residents. near one hundred percent of Newburyport census blocks can get access to them. HughesNet is also a common option, serving practically one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's strongest package in Newburyport is 25 megabits per second download.

As of the latest government reporting, 1.13 percent of households (100 residents total) have only one choice for wired broadband service.

The data listed here comes from FCC filings, and is confirmed through private data sources and direct provider reporting to create more accurate listings than is available from government websites. Data about pricing and speeds of individual Internet plans is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans every year.

In summary, DSL and Cable are the most widespread kinds of broadband service available in the Newburyport area. The granular coverage maps and download speed test data below illustrate how the real-world speed results vary between specific zip codes and providers in the area.

  • There are 15 internet providers in Newburyport with 4 of those offering residential service
  • Newburyport is the 283rd most connected city in Massachusetts ahead of Byfield and Newbury, but behind Seabrook, Amesbury, and Salisbury.
  • The fastest zip code in Newburyport for April 2021 is 01950. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Newburyport, Massachusetts

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Newburyport, Massachusetts

  • Xfinity - Cable - 99.3% Availability in Newburyport - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Newburyport - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Newburyport - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Newburyport

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Newburyport is the 283rd most connected city in Massachusetts ahead of Byfield and Newbury, but behind Seabrook, Amesbury, and Salisbury.

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

Approximately 4,000 people in Essex 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.

Approximately 99% of Newburyport 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, 01950 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Newburyport.

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

In Essex County, approximately 6,000 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.

Newburyport Telecommuting and Tech

Newburyport has 946 active workers who operate from home via telecommuting. 62.47 of those telecommuters earn less than $75,000 per year. When setting up home WiFi for a home office, be sure to check any data limits. Many residential Broadband plans have data caps, which can impact you negatively if you use a lot of data for work purposes like video conferencing, etc. Business-class plans should be considered for those who need more than a typical consumer-grade bundle.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Newburyport

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 99.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 72.8%+ 987 Mbps
North Atlantic Networks Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps Fixed Wireless 80.4%+ 0.768 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 6.5%+ 1.5 Mbps
FirstLight Fiber 6.3%+ -- Mbps
TPx Communications Copper 1.1%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Newburyport to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Newburyport 178.8 Mbps 4 $0.11 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +236.6 Mbps ) 16 ( +12 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -59.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -62.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -51.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -51.2 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )