Internet Providers in Kingston, RI

Residential Internet Statistics for Kingston, RI
Internet Service Providers: 4
Plans Start From: $29.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Kingston, Rhode Island:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. Cox
    99.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.9% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    91.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    91.7% 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
    27.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    27.5% Available
  • 6. 6. EarthLink 5G Home Internet
    27.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    27.5% Available

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Internet Access in Kingston, Rhode Island

FCC data shows two major broadband service types in Kingston — cable (close to one hundred percent availability) and DSL (91.67% availability). Cable broadband service is generally delivered by traditional cable TV corporations using their pre-existing copper coaxial television cables strung up on utility poles. DSL Internet is delivered over twisted copper phone lines. The majority of Kingston neighborhoods and blocks can subscribe to both cable and DSL service from at least two telecom companies.

Viasat Internet offers the widest availability for Kingston residents. close to one hundred percent of Kingston census blocks can get Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common choice, providing virtually one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest plan we've found for HughesNet for Kingston is 25 Mbps download.

Since most houses are only wired for one phone (DSL) company and cable networks don't generally overlap, the majority of Kingston residents have 2-3 wired broadband options to choose from. 2.53 percent of Kingston residents are limited to one or fewer options for their broadband service provider. DSL and cable broadband services usually provide the best price and data policies for home use.

The Internet access data listed here comes from provider coverage reports specific to Kingston. Listings here are enhanced through private databases and direct provider reporting to provide more accurate results than governmental websites. Lit address data is currently limited to select providers. Data about speed and pricing of current Internet plans is sourced thanks to our research and analysis division, who collect thousands of plans annually.

Outside of the Internet options listed above, Cox Communications provides a third choice for coverage in close to one hundred percent of the Kingston area.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Kingston, Rhode Island

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Cox Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.9%
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 27.5%
EarthLink 5G Home Internet 100 Mbps 5G Internet 1m 21s 27.5%
100 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.

Kingston is the 24th most connected city in Rhode Island ahead of Narragansett, Saunderstown, Wakefield, and West Kingston, but behind North Kingstown.

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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 900 people in Washington 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: 31% of people living in Kingston 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 97% of Kingston 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 Washington County, approximately 2,000 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 Kingston to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Kingston 43.8 Mbps 8 $0.60 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +537.9 Mbps ) 22 ( +14 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +129 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +155.9 Mbps ) 20 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +158.4 Mbps ) 27 ( +19 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +152.7 Mbps ) 11 ( +3 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )