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Internet providers in 01331

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Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 150 MbpsCable42%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable86%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 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 150 Mbps.

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*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 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 $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Athol, $44.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Athol, $1.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in 01331 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly slower 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

150 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, $44.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Athol, $1.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 01331 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 42% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Athol's providers, 63 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

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 $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Athol, $44.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Athol, $1.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 01331 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are about the same as 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 $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Athol at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 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 150 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 100 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, $44.99.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.