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Internet providers in 02446

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Provider
Verizon $39.99 -Fiber-optic3.760%
Verizon $39.99 -DSL96%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable96%
RCN $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable92%
RCN $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic11%
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02446 internet service at a glance

At 96%, broadband coverage in the 02446 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 02446 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 96% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 11% of those living in the 02446 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 02446 area, and 95.72% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 02446, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 02446

The largest internet providers serving the 02446 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 02446 ZIP code, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 96% of the area. Brookline’s third most-available internet provider, RCN, offers cable to around 92% of residents in the 02446 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 02446 ZIP code, covering 96% 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 Brookline, $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 02446 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Brookline's providers, 667 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

96%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 02446 ZIP code, covering 96% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 02446 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 Brookline, $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 Brookline, $0.65.

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 02446 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Brookline's providers, 667 Mbps.

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RCN cable internet

Provider

RCN

Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

92%

Cable from RCN offers broadband to nearly all households in the 02446 ZIP code, covering 92% of the area.

RCN’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 02446 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 Brookline, $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 Brookline, $0.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, RCN offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 02446 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Brookline's providers, 667 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 02446 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 02446 and the greater Brookline area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Brookline at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Brookline at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 02446 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 Brookline 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 Brookline DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 02446 frequently asked questions

RCN is the fastest internet provider in the 02446 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 92% of households in 02446. The next fastest internet provider in the 02446 ZIP code is RCN, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 11% of the area.

RCN offers the cheapest internet in the 02446 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Brookline, $39.99.

RCN is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 02446 ZIP code, covering 11% of the city. Verizon also offers fiber internet in 02446 and is available to 3.760% of households.

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.