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Internet providers in Fitchburg, MA

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Fitchburg, MA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic98%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL95%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 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 fiber-optic, which covers 98% of Fitchburg residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% 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 $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 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 Verizon and Xfinity bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to Fitchburg.

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Fitchburg residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 95% of the area. Fitchburg’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of Fitchburg residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/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 Fitchburg 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 Fitchburg than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Fitchburg, $53.74.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fitchburg, $0.31.

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 Fitchburg. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fitchburg's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Fitchburg covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Fitchburg 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Fitchburg, $53.74.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fitchburg, $0.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Fitchburg. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fitchburg's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 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 $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Fitchburg, $53.74.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fitchburg, $0.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 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, 351 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Fitchburg and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Fitchburg at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Fitchburg at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Fitchburg residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Fitchburg with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Fitchburg. The next fastest internet provider in Fitchburg is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Fitchburg with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fitchburg, $53.74.

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

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.

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.

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.