Internet Providers in Wendell, MA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Wendell, MA
Internet Providers: 13
Internet Plans: 2
Fastest Speed Available: 15 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $69.99

Internet Access in Wendell, Massachusetts

There are two primary broadband options in Wendell: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. They have speeds as high as 100 Mbps and availability for virtually one hundred percent of the city. HughesNet mostly sells Satellite, with coverage for virtually one hundred percent of the area.

Verizon High Speed Internet is currently the third largest wired broadband provider in Wendell as measured by coverage area. They are available for 70 percent of the area. Outside the major corporate providers, Warwick Broadband Service is also a common option. While fixed wireless Internet isn't as well-known as cable, it it offers similar speed and quality.

100 percent of the Wendell area is still left with only one or zero options for Internet service as of 2021. Aside from these underserved areas, the average resident can find 2-3 Internet providers to choose from. Areas that have more choices usually will get lower pricing, since companies are incentivized to upgrade service to win customers.

DSL-based has lots of availability in comparison to other types of wired broadband around Wendell because pretty much every house in Wendell is wired with telephone lines. The DSL line usually comes in from a utility pole, and you plug in a modem to the phone outlet to complete the connection for Wifi.

The coverage stats on BroadbandNow comes via FCC data, which requires providers in Wendell to submit availability data biannually. Leveraging direct agreements with Internet providers, BroadbandNow is able to confirm public data against private data including lit addresses submitted via telecoms directly. The speed averages shown below are calculated from real-world speed tests originating in Wendell from M-Labs, a tool integrated with Google as well as BroadbandNow.

Internet Statistics 2021

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

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Wendell, Massachusetts

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Wendell, Massachusetts

  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Wendell - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Wendell - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Wendell

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Wendell is the 452nd most connected city in Massachusetts behind Montague, Leverett, Athol, Orange, and Turners Falls.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Franklin County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

In Franklin County, approximately 11,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

Summary Of Internet Providers In Wendell

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Warwick Broadband Service Fixed Wireless 82.8%+ 1.5 Mbps
Hilltown Networks Fixed Wireless 48.8%+ 25 Mbps
Country Road Networks Fixed Wireless 46.5%+ 1.5 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
North Atlantic Networks Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 9.6%+ 1.5 Mbps
Hilltown Networks Fixed Wireless 3.4%+ 25 Mbps
TPx Communications Copper 1.5%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Wendell to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Wendell 7.9 Mbps 6 $0.37 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +407.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +111 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +108.3 Mbps ) 14 ( +8 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +119.5 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +119.7 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )