Internet providers in Cambridge, MA

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1. Xfinity
100% available in Cambridge
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
  • Self installation –  Easy online ordering 
2. RCN
Available in Cambridge
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
330Mbps
3. Starry Internet
88% available in Cambridge
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
200Mbps
4. Viasat
99% available in Cambridge
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
5. HughesNet
100% available in Cambridge
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
6. USAi.net, Inc.
Available in Cambridge
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
768Kbps
7. netBlazr Inc.
82% available in Cambridge
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
8. Atlantic Broadband
56% available in Cambridge
Connection:
Cable & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. Comcast Business
100% available in Cambridge
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps

User Rating (0)
2. Megapath
96% available in Cambridge
Connection:
DSL & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
3. Viasat
99% available in Cambridge
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
4. HughesNet
100% available in Cambridge
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
5. USAi.net, Inc.
Available in Cambridge
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
768Kbps
6. netBlazr Inc.
82% available in Cambridge
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
7. Atlantic Broadband
56% available in Cambridge
Connection:
Cable & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. Xfinity Mobile
Available in Cambridge
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
4GLTE

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2. AT&T
Available in Cambridge
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE

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3. Sprint
Available in Cambridge
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE

User Rating Info
4. T-Mobile
Available in Cambridge
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

User Rating Info

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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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What is the best internet provider in Cambridge?

Internet Provider Types in Cambridge


Cable

99%
Coverage


DSL

99%
Coverage


Fiber

3%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in Cambridge


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

100%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

100%
Cambridge
97%
Massachusetts
79%
USA

Cambridge Residential Internet Coverage

Cambridge is the fifth largest community in Massachusetts. Situated right outside Boston, Cambridge homes are considered historic and rank among some of the most expensive in America. Many of the residents are scientists and a large percentage of them work in teaching. The high percentage of artists who call Cambridge add flair to the community. In addition, 27% of the wealthy residents were born overseas. This diverse city depends on high-speed internet as an educational and professional resource.

Verizon FiOS has a monopoly on the DSL market and reaches 99% of Cambridge residents. Cable internet is provided to 99% of Cambridge homes by Xfinity and to 1% of residents east of Yankee Division Hwy by Atlantic Broadband. Fiber optics is beginning to enter the area with Verizon FiOS offering the service to 3% of homes. Atlantic Broadband also offers cooper wire to 1% of residents.

Businesses have additional options. Megapath offers DSL and copper wire. Level 3 Communications is beginning to roll out fiber optics, currently reaching 6% of Cambridge businesses.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in Cambridge

Xfinity offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

Atlantic Broadband offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

RCN offers internet at speeds up to 330 Mbps

Starry Internet offers internet at speeds up to 200 Mbps

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Summary of Cambridge internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User Rating
Xfinity Cable 1000 Mbps 2.5/5
RCN Fiber 330 Mbps 3.0/5
Starry Internet Fixed Wireless 200 Mbps 4.5/5
Viasat Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5
HughesNet Satellite 25 Mbps 2.5/5
USAi.net, Inc. Fixed Wireless 768 Kbps N/A
netBlazr Inc. Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps N/A
Atlantic Broadband Cable & Other Copper Wireline 1000 Mbps 2.5/5

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

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.

Customer reviews of internet providers in Cambridge

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Mary D | 03-03-2015

Although the service I have received has been very good and I have experienced only a few hours of down time, I would like to see better pricing and faster service

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