Internet Providers in Cranston, Rhode Island

Residential Internet Statistics for Cranston, RI
Internet Service Providers: 3
Plans Start From: $29.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Cranston, Rhode Island:

Showing 1 to 5 Providers

  • 1. Cox
    94.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    94.8% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    94.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    94.6% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    24.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    24.1% Available
  • 1. Verizon High Speed Internet
    64.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *15 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    64.2% Available
  • 2. Cox Business
    52.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    52.3% Available
  • 3. Windstream
    3.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    3.5% Available
  • 4. Windstream
    4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    4% Available
  • 5. 5. OSHEAN
    96% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    96% Available
  • 6. 6. Crown Castle
    28.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    28.4% Available
  • 7. 7. Verizon Business
    5.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    5.7% Available
  • 9. Digital BackOffice
    0.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    0.8% Available
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Internet Access in Cranston, Rhode Island

The average customer in the Cranston area has 2.57 ISPs available. This is a normal level of competition for the US, seeing as most Internet providers have their roots as cable TV or phone providers. Most addresses have long been wired for one of each.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread option in Cranston. close to one hundred percent of the Cranston area can receive access to them. HughesNet is also a common choice, providing close to one hundred percent of local addresses with Satellite service. The fastest Internet package we've seen for HughesNet for Cranston is 25 Mbps download.

Cox Communications provides an second choice, serving Cranston with a top speed of 1,000 Mbps. Outside of home Internet, there are 5 companies in the city marketing specialized enterprise and smb technologies such as point-to-point connectivity and MPLS. The small business providers listed on this page include all providers with explicit business services on their website, but consumer-focused companies sometimes offer business packages as well.

The data listed here is primarily sourced via provider coverage reports. Listings here are enhanced through privatized data sources and direct provider reporting to output more accurate results than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Data on speed and pricing of current Internet plans is generated by our data team, who gather thousands of plans every year.

In summary, locals are likely choosing between Cable and DSL and Fiber. The coverage maps and user speed test data below illustrate how the actual speed statistics differ when comparing specific zip codes and ISPs in Cranston.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Cranston, Rhode Island

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Cox Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 94.8%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 24.1%

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3,000 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.

Cranston is the 18th most connected city in Rhode Island ahead of Hope, but behind Johnston, West Warwick, Providence, and Warwick.

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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 Providence 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: 95% of people living in Cranston 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 95% of Cranston 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 Providence County, approximately 7,000 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.

Map of ISPs in Cranston

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Compare Cranston to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Cranston 205 Mbps 7 $0.68 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +376.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -32.2 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( -5.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( -2.8 Mbps ) 24 ( +17 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( -8.5 Mbps ) 10 ( +3 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )