Internet Providers in North Scituate, RI

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

Top Internet Providers in North Scituate, Rhode Island:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. Cox
    98.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    98.1% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    74.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    74.4% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    42% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    42% 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
    42% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    42% Available

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Internet Access in North Scituate, Rhode Island

Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in North Scituate. HughesNet is also widely available.

In terms of network technologies being used the city, we see that the most prevalent wired Internet tech options are Cable (98.13 percent coverage) and DSL and Fiber (74.37 percent coverage). TV corporations are the main source for cable home Internet service, seeing as they can re-purpose their existing TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect subscribers to Internet service. Local customers of cable companies like Cox Communications generally pick cable due to the reasonably low prices for decent speeds. (Compared to DSL, anyway.)

Cox Communications provides a common alternative, serving North Scituate with 98 percent local coverage and a top speed of 1,000 Mbps.

The average home in North Scituate has 2 wired Internet options to choose from (2.16 per census block specifically). 25.63 percent of North Scituate residents — 2,000 people in total — have one or fewer choices. cable and DSL Internet almost always offer the best price and data policies for home use.

The broadband coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from a mix of public governmental data from the FCC and privatized data collected directly from industry sources, or through private sources. Averaged statistics about speed data is sourced from M-Labs. Our researchers have manually aggregated package price and service data on 252 Internet packages within North Scituate as of 2022.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In North Scituate, Rhode Island

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Cox Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 98.1%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 42.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
EarthLink 5G Home Internet 100 Mbps 5G Internet 1m 21s 42.0%
2,000 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.

North Scituate is the 44th most connected city in Rhode Island ahead of Hope and Foster, but behind Smithfield, Greenville, and Chepachet.

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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: 74% of people living in North Scituate 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 74% of North Scituate 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.

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Compare North Scituate to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
North Scituate 156 Mbps 8 $0.60 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +425.7 Mbps ) 22 ( +14 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +16.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +43.7 Mbps ) 20 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +46.2 Mbps ) 27 ( +19 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +40.5 Mbps ) 11 ( +3 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )