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Internet providers in 02163

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02163 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -DSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable100%
RCN $19.99 25 - 330 MbpsCable23%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
netBlazr $39.95 200 - 50 MbpsWireless100%
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02163 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 02163 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 02163 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Boston, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the 02163 area, and 100.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 02163, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 02163

The largest internet providers serving the 02163 ZIP code are Verizon, Xfinity, and RCN bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 02163 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Boston’s third most-available internet provider, RCN, offers cable to around 23% of residents in the 02163 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in the 02163 ZIP code, covering 100% 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Boston, $39.99.

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 02163 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Boston's providers, 283 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 02163 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 02163 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 Boston, $39.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Boston, $0.70.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in 02163 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Boston's providers, 283 Mbps.

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RCN cable internet

Provider

RCN

Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

330 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

23%

Cable from RCN offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 02163 ZIP code, covering 23% of the area.

RCN’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 02163 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for RCN start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Boston, $39.99.

RCN customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Boston, $0.70.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, RCN offers download speeds up to 330 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 02163 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 23% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Boston's providers, 283 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 02163 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 02163 and the greater Boston area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Boston at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Boston at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 02163 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Boston may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Boston DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet providers in 02163 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 02163 ZIP code with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 02163. The next fastest internet provider in the 02163 ZIP code is RCN, offering download speeds up to 330 Mbps to 23% of the area.

RCN offers the cheapest internet in the 02163 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Boston, $39.99.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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.