Internet providers in
Amherst, MA

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How much internet speed do I need?

5+ Mbps
  • Regular browsing
  • Music streaming
  • Ideal for 1 person
10+ Mbps
  • HD video streaming
  • Casual gaming
  • Ideal for 1-2 people
20+ Mbps
  • Ultra HD streaming
  • Frequent gaming
  • Ideal for 2-4 people
40+ Mbps
  • Simultaneous HD streaming
  • Simultaneous gaming
  • Ideal for 4+

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Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

 
1. Xfinity
Available in Amherst
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
2. Viasat
Available in Amherst
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. Xfinity
Available in Amherst
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
2. Viasat
Available in Amherst
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
Lendio
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At least 6 months in business &
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1. AT&T
Available in Amherst
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE
2. Sprint
Available in Amherst
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE
3. T-Mobile
Available in Amherst
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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What is the best internet provider in Amherst?

  • Xfinity— High speeds widely available
  • Viasat— Widely available

Amherst Residential Internet Coverage

Amherst is one of the many established communities in Massachusetts. This city is home to almost 40,000 people and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Whether you're a student, a growing family, or a new professional, you could find an Internet plan that suits you in Amherst.

All of Amherst enjoys service through Xfinity. Service stops right at the city limits in most parts of Amherst, so those on the outskirts of this city are outside the coverage area. Coverage reaches North Amherst, Hampshire College in the south, Amherst Center in the west, and East Village in the east.

Another option that's growing in this part of Massachusetts is Charter. Through Charter, those in the outlying communities of Amherst can choose affordable cable service. Some of the areas that fall into the Charter coverage area include Lawrence Swamp, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, the western edge of North Amherst, and Mountain View Circle.

Internet Provider types in Amherst


Cable

80%
Coverage

DSL

58%
Coverage

Internet Provider availability in Amherst,MA


3 Mbps
100%
availability

10 Mbps
100%
availability

25 Mbps
80%
availability
Broadband internet availability
(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)
80%
Amherst
79%
USA

Summary of Amherst Internet Providers

ProviderTypeDownload speeds up toUser Rating
XfinityCable100 Mbps3.5/5
ViasatSatellite25 MbpsN/A
Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.
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