Internet providers in Fall River, MA

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At 99%, broadband coverage in Fall River 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 Fall River area will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of Fall River residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Fall River, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Fall River area, and 96.90% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Fall River's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Fall River

The largest internet providers in Fall River are Verizon, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Fall River.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Fall River residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 98% of the area. Fall River’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Fall River residents.

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 Fall River covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Fall River 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 Fall River, $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 Fall River, $3.00.

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 Fall River. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Fall River's providers, 104 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Fall River covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Fall River 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 Fall River, $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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fall River, $3.00.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Fall River. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Fall River's providers, 104 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 Fall River covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Fall River 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 Fall River, $44.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fall River, $3.00.

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 Fall River. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Fall River's providers, 104 Mbps.

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Fall River, MA internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 200 - 150 MbpsFiber-optic0.126%
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 200 MbpsCable98%
Pivotal Global Capacity, LLC - -DSL1.339%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Fall River with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Fall River. The next fastest internet provider in Fall River is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 0.126% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Fall River with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fall River, $44.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Fall River, covering 0.126% of the city.

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.

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.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.