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Internet Providers in Rockport, Massachusetts
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Internet Access in Rockport, Massachusetts
The Rockport area has two widely available Internet options: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider, with download speeds up to 100 Mbps and availability for close to one hundred percent of the population. As for HughesNet, they market Satellite, with coverage in close to one hundred percent of Rockport.
Remember that since FCC data is tallied up biannually and only published 6+ months after filing, providers listed in the results might not include the most recent network upgrades or regional changes.
XFINITY from Comcast is another commonly available broadband choice in Rockport. They offer Cable service with coverage in close to one hundred percent of Rockport.
Looking closer at the network technology types within Rockport, you essentially see two options: cable (XFINITY from Comcast is an example) and DSL (providers like Verizon High Speed Internet).
On the whole, Rockport's broadband access is below average — most buildings in the area have 1 provider available. Less than 100 locals have no wired Internet company at all, however, so the broadband infrastructure there is evenly distributed. Explore the map below to understand coverage variation between neighborhoods in the area.
- There are 12 internet providers in Rockport with 4 of those offering residential service
- Rockport is the 353rd most connected city in Massachusetts ahead of Essex and Manchester, but behind South Hamilton, Ipswich, and Gloucester.
- The fastest zip code in Rockport for July 2021 is 01966. (see all below).
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Rockport, Massachusetts
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||99.9%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
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 Rockport to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Rockport||447.4 Mbps||4||$0.14 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +87 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -298.6 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.16 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -286.8 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -277.9 Mbps )||23 ( +19 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -285.3 Mbps )||8 ( +4 )||$0.19 ( + $0.00 )|