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Internet providers in 02140

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic0.221%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 400 MbpsCable100%
GTT Communications - -DSL8.170%
RCN $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable4.343%
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02140 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 02140 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 02140 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 Cambridge, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the 02140 area, and 99.99% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 02140, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 02140

The largest internet providers serving the 02140 ZIP code are Verizon, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 02140 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Cambridge’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 02140 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 02140 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 Cambridge, $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 Cambridge, $1.90.

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 02140 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Cambridge's providers, 481 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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 02140 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 02140 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 Cambridge, $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 Cambridge, $1.90.

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 02140 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Cambridge's providers, 481 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 02140 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 02140 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Cambridge, $39.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cambridge, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 02140 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Cambridge's providers, 481 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 02140 frequently asked questions

RCN is the fastest internet provider in the 02140 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 4.343% of households in 02140. The next fastest internet provider in the 02140 ZIP code is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 0.221% of the area.

RCN offers the cheapest internet in the 02140 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Cambridge, $39.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 02140 ZIP code, covering 0.221% of the city.

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.

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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.