Internet Providers in Barrington, RI

Residential Internet Statistics for Barrington, RI
Internet Service Providers: 5
Plans Start From: $29.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Barrington, Rhode Island:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. Cox
    99.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.6% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    85.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    85.7% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    61.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    61.8% 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. EarthLink 5G Home Internet
    61.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    61.8% Available
  • 7. 7. i3 Broadband
    98.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    98.4% Available

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Internet Access in Barrington, Rhode Island

There are two primary broadband providers for Barrington residents: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. They have speeds up to 100 Mbps and availability in close to one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet provides Satellite, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of the area and advertised download speeds of 25 Mbps.

Barrington residents on average have two or more Internet providers at a given address, although this number will change depending on the neighborhood. See the map below to see how competition changes around the city.

Cox Communications and i3 Broadband can also provide Internet service in Barrington, with overlap in some parts of town.

Cable and DSL are the primary broadband network options in the Barrington metro area, frequently overlapping and competing on service quality. Cable speed tends to be better, but overall performance we've recorded with either type are comparable and which is "best" frequently varies depending on the network infrastructure in a given area. Local speed test records suggest that the area's infrastructure is stronger than average. Barrington is currently 42.79 percent above the Rhode Island aggregated average in terms of download rates.

The coverage data analysis found here comes from FCC reporting. Providers in Barrington are required by law to submit coverage data biannually. Leveraging direct agreements with Internet providers nationally, we are able to validate public data against privatized data reported by telecoms. The speed averages displayed here are calculated from browser-based speed tests from Barrington households in the M-Labs database, a tool integrated with Google search as well as BroadbandNow. In terms of plan pricing and info, our market research team has found and listed 259 broadband packages in Barrington over recent years, with 47 currently active.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Barrington, Rhode Island

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Cox Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.6%
i3 Broadband 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 98.4%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 61.8%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
EarthLink 5G Home Internet 100 Mbps 5G Internet 1m 21s 61.8%
Barrington is the 45th most connected city in Rhode Island behind East Providence, Warren, Seekonk, Bristol, and Riverside.

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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 5 people in Bristol 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: 26% of people living in Barrington 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 100% of Barrington 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.

Map of ISPs in Barrington

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Compare Barrington to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Barrington 335.5 Mbps 9 $0.51 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +246.2 Mbps ) 22 ( +13 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -162.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( -135.8 Mbps ) 20 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( -133.3 Mbps ) 27 ( +18 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( -139 Mbps ) 11 ( +2 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )