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Internet Providers in Richmond, Massachusetts
Residential Internet Statistics for Richmond, MA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$57.1|
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Internet Access in Richmond, Massachusetts
Richmond offers 6 residential Internet Service Providers, or 13 total providers including business and mobile service. There are 5 choices for wired broadband ("wired" meaning technologies like cable, DSL, and fiber).
The plans shown on this page are gathered individually by our data science team. Our team has gathered 171 plans in Richmond since 2014.
Cable Internet is the most widespread network type around Richmond. It uses coaxial cable networks owned by television companies as a method for sending broadband Internet and bundled Internet/TV services to consumers.
Coverage from Spectrum and Viasat Internet, generally, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Spectrum and Viasat is a common one.
To get a detailed look at how broadband access changes around the area, activate the map below and use the zoom and pan tools to navigate. The average density of broadband availability is 1.9 companies in each census block. This low amount of competition leaves 83.64% of consumers with only one provider.
Internet Statistics 2021
83.6% of consumers in Richmond800 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 Richmond, 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%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||25 Mbps||DSL||5m 27s||3.8%|
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.
Compare Richmond to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Richmond||2.2 Mbps||6||$0.95 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +532.2 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.89 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +146.6 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +158.4 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +167.3 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +159.9 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|