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Internet Providers in South Hamilton, Massachusetts
Residential Internet Statistics for South Hamilton, MA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,200 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$59.49|
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Internet Access in South Hamilton, Massachusetts
FCC Form 477 data is the backbone of the South Hamilton-area Internet access facts highlighted on this page. Since launching in 2014, we've examined 1,958 rows of FCC and private databases about broadband access within South Hamilton. Our data analysis team has hand-collected pricing on 284 Internet plans in South Hamilton. Our download average calculation comes from user speed test data. Keep in mind that speed test datasets are a somewhat loose indicator of network performance. These averages are not neccessarily an exact representation of exact speeds customers receive at addresses in South Hamilton neighborhoods.
Looking closer at technology options, Fiber, cable, and DSL have coverage in South Hamilton. Among the lineup, Fiber is overall the better option, and has 97.71 percent availability in the area. Fiber Optics coverage is responsible for keeping up the high weighted average download rate around South Hamilton — 308.49 Megabits per second according to aggregate speed test results — which is currently 44.53 percent greater than the Massachusetts–wide average.
2-3 Internet choices for each block is a low amount of competition, but it's sufficient to improve performance in South Hamilton communities where providers overlap. As is clear in the interactive map below, availability often changes depending on area.
Coverage from the biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As you might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.
While the main providers are HughesNet and Viasat, XFINITY from Comcast also serves South Hamilton with a maximum speed of 987 Mbps. There are also 4 providers with specialized enterprise connections like T1 and MPLS. See the interactive map on this page to see broadband coverage on a granular level.
- There are 12 internet providers in South Hamilton with 5 of those offering residential service
- South Hamilton is the 149th most connected city in Massachusetts ahead of Ipswich, Beverly, and Essex, but behind Wenham and Topsfield.
- The fastest zip code in South Hamilton for July 2021 is 01982. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
2.4% of consumers in South Hamilton100 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 South Hamilton, Massachusetts
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||99.8%|
|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.
Internet Service Coverage Surrounding Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Students residing within 2 miles of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary can expect to have a selection between 2-3 Internet providers. As elsewhere in South Hamilton, Viasat and HughesNet are the most prevalent options. Speed tests suggest that internet connectivity in the Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary area exceeds 25 Mbps, with averages in the zip around (308.49 Mbps as of our latest data.) This speed should be adequate for students in South Hamilton who want to stream high-definition video, split the cost of a connection with housemates, and etc. That said, since these averages are based on openly available performance test data, they often trend lower than actual top speeds accessible in an area. Use the zip search box on this page to see the latest information on internet options at a specific address.
Compare South Hamilton to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|South Hamilton||308.5 Mbps||5||$0.35 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +225.9 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -159.7 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -147.9 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -139 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -146.4 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.38 ( + $0.00 )|