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Internet providers in 01331

Find internet providers serving the 01331 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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01331 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable42%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable86%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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01331 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 01331 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of Massachusetts - 100%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 01331 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Athol, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the 01331 area, and 98.34% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 01331, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Athol

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 147 Mbps 20 Mbps Cable
Spectrum 119 Mbps 10 Mbps Cable
Verizon 19 Mbps 2 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 01331

The largest internet providers serving the 01331 ZIP code are Verizon, Xfinity, and Spectrum bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 01331 ZIP code, covering 98% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 42% of the area. Athol’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 86% of residents in the 01331 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 01331 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Athol, $52.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Athol, $0.39.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in 01331 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Athol's providers, 63 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

42%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to about half of households in the 01331 ZIP code, covering 42% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 01331 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Athol, $52.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Athol, $0.39.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 01331 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 42% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Athol's providers, 63 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

86%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 01331 ZIP code, covering 86% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 01331 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Athol, $52.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Athol, $0.39.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 01331 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Athol's providers, 63 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 01331 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 01331 and the greater Athol area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Athol at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Athol at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 01331 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 01331 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 01331 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 42% of households in 01331. The next fastest internet provider in the 01331 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps* to 86% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 01331 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Athol, $52.99.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.