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Internet providers in Fitchburg, MA

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Fitchburg, MA internet providers

Provider
Verizon - -Fiber-optic98%
Verizon - -DSL95%
Xfinity $20.00 25 - 400 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $49.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Fitchburg internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Fitchburg 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 Fitchburg area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Fitchburg 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 95% of those living in Fitchburg.

There are four internet providers serving the Fitchburg area, and 98.55% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Fitchburg's four internet providers, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Fitchburg

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 203 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
Verizon 106 Mbps 61 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in Fitchburg

The largest internet providers in Fitchburg are Xfinity, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to Fitchburg.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Fitchburg residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Fitchburg’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Fitchburg residents.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$20/mo.
Max download speed

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $20/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Fitchburg, $40.00.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fitchburg, $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 Fitchburg. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fitchburg's providers, 150 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Fitchburg covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Fitchburg 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Fitchburg, $40.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 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 Fitchburg, $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 Fitchburg. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Fitchburg's providers, 150 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Fitchburg covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Fitchburg 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Fitchburg, $40.00.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fitchburg, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Fitchburg. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Fitchburg's providers, 150 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Fitchburg with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Fitchburg. The next fastest internet provider in Fitchburg is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Fitchburg with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fitchburg, $40.00.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Fitchburg, covering 98% of the city.

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.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.