Internet Providers in West Roxbury, MA

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

Top Internet Providers in West Roxbury, Massachusetts:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. Xfinity
    98.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    98.9% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    96.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    96.7% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    34.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    34.8% 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. 6. Astound Broadband Powered by RCN
    93.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    93.6% Available
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Internet Access in West Roxbury, Massachusetts

Information on BroadbandNow is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual coverage filings. Our data also includes direct reporting from providers and other privatized data to enhance that information. Plan, pricing, and other information is aggregated by our data team. Locally, we've aggregated 519 broadband plans in West Roxbury since 2014. Speed averages are drawn from 5,722 speed test records in the past 12 months.

So far as coverage options, the average household in West Roxbury will have 3-4 providers serving their address. Still, 1.12 percent of the West Roxbury population are stuck with one option for residential Internet.

Taking a look at network technologies available across West Roxbury, we see that the most frequently available hardwired Internet tech infrastructures are Cable (98.87 percent coverage) and DSL and Fiber (96.69 percent coverage). Television corporations are where customers look for cable Internet service, since they can leverage existing TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect customers to the Internet. Cable often makes sense for West Roxbury residents because of the strong mix of speed and value.

Viasat Internet has the widest availability in West Roxbury. practically one hundred percent of West Roxbury census blocks can receive access to them. HughesNet is also a common option, with coverage in near one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite broadband service. The fastest plan we've found for HughesNet in West Roxbury is 25 Mbps.

Besides the Internet providers listed above, Xfinity provides a third option for Internet in 98 percent of the West Roxbury area.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In West Roxbury, Massachusetts

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 98.9%
Astound Broadband Powered by RCN 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 93.6%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 34.8%
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.

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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.

West Roxbury is the 7th most connected city in Massachusetts ahead of Roslindale, Dedham, Hyde Park, and Chestnut Hill, but behind Newton Center.

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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 6,000 people in Suffolk 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: 97% of people living in West Roxbury 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 99% of West Roxbury 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 Suffolk County, approximately 13,000 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 West Roxbury to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
West Roxbury 99.1 Mbps 9 $0.37 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +482.6 Mbps ) 22 ( +13 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +73.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +100.6 Mbps ) 20 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +103.1 Mbps ) 27 ( +18 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +97.4 Mbps ) 11 ( +2 ) $0.39 ( + $0.00 )