Internet Providers in Upton, Massachusetts

Residential Internet Statistics for Upton, MA
Internet Service Providers: 4
Plans Start From: $29.99
Top Download Speed: 1.2 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Upton, Massachusetts:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    99.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.7% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    97.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    97.3% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    37.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    37.8% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. Xfinity
    1.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    1.2% Available
1 Residential internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Upton. See All
  • 1. Spectrum Business
    99.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.9% Available
  • 2. Verizon High Speed Internet
    90.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *15 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    90.6% Available
  • 3. Comcast Business
    3.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    3.3% Available
  • 4. North Atlantic Networks
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. Crown Castle
    47.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    47.2% Available
  • 7. 6. Spectrum Business
    2.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    2.6% Available

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Internet Access in Upton, Massachusetts

Information below is based on the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage reports. We also use direct provider coverage reports and other private datasets to validate the information on a census block level. Pricing and plan data is hand-gathered manually by our research team. To date, we've analyzed and verified 326 broadband deals in Upton in the past few years. Speed test averages shown here for Upton is currently based on the 3,212 user speed tests analyzed in the tools below.

Spectrum is an second choice to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet). They offer a top download speed of 940 Mbps. Outside of consumer Internet, there are also 4 providers in Upton selling enterprise and business services such as point-to-point connectivity. We list every provider with business services online.

Since many houses come pre-wired for one telephone company and one cable television provider, the majority of Upton households have 2 wired broadband providers to choose from. 2.09 percent of the Upton area — 100 people in total — are limited to one or fewer options for their broadband service provider. Regardless of alternative networks on the market, DSL and cable broadband services usually provide the best price for home use.

Viasat Internet has the largest coverage area for Upton residents. near one hundred percent of Upton census blocks can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is the most likely second choice, providing virtually one hundred percent of Upton with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest plan advertised by HughesNet for Upton is 25 Mbps download.

The takeaway is that Upton's Internet infrastructure follows a similar pattern to other Massachusetts towns and cities: widespread access to cable and DSL Internet service, with the caveat that most residences are stuck with one option for either Internet service. This pattern has a simple reason. Broadband Internet companies started as cable TV and phone corporations. So, they already own legacy networks for delivering their Internet service.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Upton, Massachusetts

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 1.2%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.7%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 37.8%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
100 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Upton is the 141st most connected city in Massachusetts ahead of South Grafton, Northbridge, and Whitinsville, but behind Hopedale and Grafton.

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The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 4,000 people in Worcester County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 16% of people living in Upton have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 98% of Upton residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Worcester County, approximately 10,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Upton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Upton 87 Mbps 8 $0.52 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +494.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +85.8 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +112.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +115.2 Mbps ) 24 ( +16 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +109.5 Mbps ) 10 ( +2 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )