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Internet Providers in Newton Highlands, Massachusetts
Residential Internet Statistics for Newton Highlands, MA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,200 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$52.99|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Newton Highlands, Massachusetts:
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Internet Access in Newton Highlands, Massachusetts
FCC Form 477 data is the backbone of Newton Highlands coverage data listed here.  Since launching in 2014, we've processed 1,650 rows of FCC and private data catalogues about Internet access in Newton Highlands. The download average analysis comes from M-Labs speed test data. It's important to note that speed test datasets are a somewhat loose indication of network performance. These averages are not meant to promise exact speeds customers receive at houses in Newton Highlands.
Viasat Internet has the widest availability in Newton Highlands. They are available to virtually one hundred percent of Newton Highlands. HughesNet is the most likely second choice in the area, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of Newton Highlands with Satellite service. The fastest plan advertised by HughesNet in Newton Highlands is 25 megabits per second download.
Verizon Fios provides an second choice to the primary providers, serving Newton Highlands with virtually one hundred percent coverage and a top speed of 950 Mbps. There are also 7 companies within Newton Highlands selling specialized enterprise and business/smb services such as point-to-point connectivity. We list every provider with business services on their website.
When we're looking at network tech offered Newton Highlands, we see that the most widespread physical wire broadband connection varieties are Cable (virtually one hundred percent coverage) and Fiber (close to one hundred percent coverage). TV corporations are the main source for cable home Internet, seeing as they can utilize their pre-existing coaxial TV cables — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect customers to the Internet. Newton Highlands customers of cable Internet service providers like RCN overwhelmingly pick cable because of the combination of low prices for workable speeds. (Compared to DSL, anyway.) Fiber infrastructure uses more modern fiber-optic lines composed of hair-like glass strands that can send digital data using light. Thanks in part to the use of fiber, Internet average download rates around Newton Highlands rank 6.39 percent above the state average in Massachusetts. Fiber Internet offers better speed and reliability, but sometimes switch to older copper cables in the "last mile" near a subscriber. Copper-based technology can slow speeds, but are almost always faster than cable/DSL.
To summarize, the majority of Newton Highlands residents have 3-4 choices so far as home Internet, which is above-average. Newton Highlands is currently the 22nd most-connected metro area in Massachusetts. Residents the FCC considers "underserved" are comparatively low, although specific locations may have issues that don't register in our coverage data. View the interactive map on the page below to explore data about Newton Highlands and see Internet availability statistics.
- There are 16 internet providers in Newton Highlands with 6 of those offering residential service
- Newton Highlands is the 22nd most connected city in Massachusetts ahead of Newton, Chestnut Hill, and Waban, but behind Newton Center and Newton Upper Falls.
- The fastest zip code in Newton Highlands for July 2021 is 02461. (see all below).
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Newton Highlands, Massachusetts
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||99.5%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||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.
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.
Compare Newton Highlands to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Newton Highlands||182.8 Mbps||6||$0.35 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +351.6 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -34 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -22.2 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -13.3 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -20.7 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.38 ( + $0.00 )|