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Internet Providers in Walpole, Massachusetts
Residential Internet Statistics for Walpole, MA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,200 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$59.49|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Walpole, Massachusetts:
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Internet Access in Walpole, Massachusetts
The average Walpole census block has coverage byan average of 2.64 Internet service providers. Practically speaking, this means that a majority of households in the area have at least 2-3 choices so far as Internet, and residents can change providers if dissatisfied with a local provider.
The packages listed above are gathered manually by our data science and research staff.
Looking closer at Internet service choices, Cable, DSL, and even fiber are available in the Walpole area. Fiber service is the stronger option, and as of our last check has 93.40 percent coverage within the area. Widespread Fiber availability is responsible for maintaining the high average download rate around Walpole — 247.69 Megabits per second, according to aggregate public speed test results — which is currently 30.92 percent greater than the state average.
Coverage from the biggest companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.
Besides the Internet options detailed above, XFINITY from Comcast provides a third option for Internet in 99 percent of Walpole.
Internet Statistics 2021
1.4% of consumers in Walpole200 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 Walpole, Massachusetts
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||99.3%|
|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.
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.
Data Caps Around Walpole
Data collected by our market research team shows that some of the common providers place some sort of limit on streaming for their home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since subscribers view them as a tactic to limit "cord cutting". Providers maintain that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the problem is streaming video, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Walpole to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Walpole||247.7 Mbps||5||$0.35 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +286.7 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -98.9 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -87.1 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -78.2 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -85.6 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.38 ( + $0.00 )|