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Overview of internet satisfaction and availability in Rhode Island
Internet providers received an average satisfaction rating of 3.6 out of 5 stars from customers in Rhode Island.
That ranks Rhode Island 38th nationwide for internet customer satisfaction.Learn more about our methodology
Internet customer satisfaction in Rhode Island
$70.82 average price per payment for internet, per household
86.2% of the time, advertised speeds meet household needs
3.6/5 average customer service rating of internet services
3.7/5 average reliability rating of services state-wide
2.67 average people per household
$75,412 average income per household
43 average age per household
59% of population employed
Fastest internet providers in Rhode Island
Internet by tech type
|Internet tech type||Avg download speed||% of people with access||% availability||Learn more|
|5G Home||266.43 Mbps||100%||99.08%||See all providers|
|Cable||811.84 Mbps||10.73%||81.32%||See all providers|
|DSL||81.52 Mbps||90.89%||95.46%||See all providers|
|Fiber||1608.57 Mbps||100%||96.49%||See all providers|
|Fixed Wireless||78 Mbps||2.73%||69.82%||See all providers|
|LTE Home||99 Mbps||4.25%||99%||See all providers|
|Satellite||99.46 Mbps||100%||100%||See all providers|
Best cities for internet in Rhode Island
Cities in Rhode Island with the fastest internet
Coventry is the best city in Rhode Island for internet, shooting to the top of the list thanks to a combination of record-setting average download speeds, wide fiber-optic internet availability, and the presence of a reliable and well-rated internet provider. Pawtucket and Cranston also earn top rankings, according to our data.
The most connected cities in Rhode Island
Providence is the most internet-connected city in Rhode Island. Providence makes it to the top of the list due to the high number of its residents who have access not only to high-speed internet, but also to fiber internet specifically. A large number of Providence's residents also have access to three or more internet providers—an uncommon number of options compared to the rest of the state. Cranston and Warwick also make it to the top of our list.
HighSpeedInternet.com relies on proprietary and exclusive data to analyze the customer and provider trends presented on this page. We analyze millions of results from our speed test tool to determine average statewide speeds, fastest speeds, and availability. Our annual customer satisfaction survey provides us with data for developing the satisfaction rating. We also draw from data provided to us directly by internet providers to determine available tech types and average speeds.