Internet Providers in Wakefield, Massachusetts

Residential Internet Statistics for Wakefield, MA
Internet Service Providers: 4
Plans Start From: $20.99
Top Download Speed: 1.2 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Wakefield, Massachusetts:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. Xfinity
    99.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.4% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    99.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    99.1% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    36.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    36.4% 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. 6. Astound Broadband Powered by RCN
    98% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    98% Available
  • 1. Comcast Business
    90% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    90% Available
  • 2. Astound Broadband Powered by RCN
    86.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    86.8% Available
  • 3. Verizon High Speed Internet
    76.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *15 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    76.7% 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
  • 6. 5. Verizon Business
    3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    3% Available
  • 7. Astound Broadband Powered by RCN
    0% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    0% Available
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Internet Access in Wakefield, Massachusetts

Consumers have access to 15 Internet providers in Wakefield. 4 of these are mobile companies, and 6 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.

Cable and DSL Internet service providers like Verizon are the primary broadband network types available around Wakefield.

We should note here that since FCC coverage data is tallied up biannually and only made public six or more months after, providers shown in the results above might not reflect the latest network expansions.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet options in Wakefield.

Explore our custom maps below to analyze broadband provider competition in neighborhoods at the census block level. As of this quarter, our data shows that the average census block has 3.82+ serviceable Internet companies.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Wakefield, Massachusetts

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 99.4%
Astound Broadband Powered by RCN 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 98.0%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 36.4%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

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200 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

Reference

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

Wakefield is the 51st most connected city in Massachusetts ahead of Melrose, Reading, and Saugus, but behind Stoneham and Lynnfield.

Reference

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

Approximately 11,000 people in Middlesex County don't have access to any wired internet.

Reference

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

Fiber Availability: 99% of people living in Wakefield have residential fiber service available to them.

Reference

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

Approximately 99% of Wakefield residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

Reference

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

In Middlesex County, approximately 16,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

Reference

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 Wakefield to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Wakefield 316.8 Mbps 8 $0.36 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +264.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -144 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( -117.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( -114.6 Mbps ) 24 ( +16 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( -120.3 Mbps ) 10 ( +2 ) $0.37 ( + $0.00 )