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Internet Providers in Sandwich, Massachusetts
Most Popular Internet Providers in Sandwich, Massachusetts:
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Internet Access in Sandwich, Massachusetts
Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Sandwich. HughesNet is also commonly available.
The packages listed on this page are manually collected by our research team.
XFINITY from Comcast and Verizon High Speed Internet can also provide Internet service in Sandwich, often competing for the same customers.
Averaged across all residences in Sandwich, the average household has 1.98 Internet companies to choose from. 1.98 options is not much compared to the majority of cities in Massachusetts.
In summary, Sandwich's broadband infrastructure conforms with a common pattern in Massachusetts communities: wide coverage for cable and DSL, but only two choices since most residences are limited to one company for either type of Internet service. The cable/DSL pattern comes from the fact that most Internet providers started as cable TV and landline telephone companies. So, they use these already connected networks on utility poles for delivering broadband Internet service. Owing to healthy provider competition within Sandwich, the local average downstream speed is 25.46 percent above the state average across all cities. Review the speed test results directly below for insights on how major local providers compare long term.
- There are 10 internet providers in Sandwich with 4 of those offering residential service
- Sandwich is the 328th most connected city in Massachusetts ahead of East Sandwich, Sagamore Beach, Buzzards Bay, and Mashpee, but behind Forestdale.
- The fastest zip code in Sandwich for July 2021 is 02563. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
2.2% of consumers in Sandwich200 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 Sandwich, Massachusetts
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||99.5%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
- Sagamore Beach, MA
- Buzzards Bay, MA
- Mashpee, MA
- Marstons Mills, MA
- East Wareham, MA
- Pocasset, MA
- Barnstable, MA
- North Falmouth, MA
- Osterville, MA
- Wareham, MA
- Hyannis, MA
- East Falmouth, MA
- West Wareham, MA
- Yarmouth Port, MA
- West Yarmouth, MA
- Dennis, MA
- Falmouth, MA
- South Yarmouth, MA
- Plymouth, MA
- Carver, MA
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.
Data Cap Issues in Sandwich
Data collected by our market researchers suggests that popular ISPs place a limit on streaming on residential broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue since consumers see them as a tactic to stop "cord cutting". Providers maintain caps are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: video streaming, which can consume 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Sandwich to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Sandwich||229.6 Mbps||4||$0.37 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +304.8 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -80.8 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -69 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -60.1 Mbps )||23 ( +19 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -67.5 Mbps )||8 ( +4 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|