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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic98%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL66%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 400 MbpsCable99%
RCN $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable93%
GTT Communications - -DSL2.689%
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Burlington internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Burlington 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 Burlington area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Burlington residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 66% of those living in Burlington.

There are six internet providers serving the Burlington area, and 98.27% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Burlington's six internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Burlington

The largest internet providers in Burlington are Verizon and Xfinity bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to Burlington.

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Burlington residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 66% of the area. Burlington’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of Burlington residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Burlington covering 98% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Verizon is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Burlington than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Burlington, $39.99.

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 Burlington, $1.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 880 Mbps in Burlington. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Burlington's providers, 681 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

66%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Burlington covering 66% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Burlington 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 Burlington, $39.99.

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 Burlington, $1.54.

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 Burlington. These download speeds are available to 66% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Burlington's providers, 681 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Burlington covering 99% of the area.

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

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 Burlington, $1.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 400 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Burlington. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Burlington's providers, 681 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Burlington, you’ll likely have options from cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Burlington, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

RCN is the fastest internet provider in Burlington with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 93% of households in Burlington. The next fastest internet provider in Burlington is RCN, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 0.062% of the area.

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

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Burlington, covering 98% of the city. RCN also offers fiber internet in Burlington and is available to 0.062% of households.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.