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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic96%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL75%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 400 MbpsCable99%
RCN $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable92%
GTT Communications - -DSL5.107%
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Framingham internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Framingham 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 Framingham area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Framingham residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 75% of those living in Framingham.

There are six internet providers serving the Framingham area, and 98.10% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Framingham'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 Framingham

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Framingham residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 75% of the area. Framingham’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of Framingham residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Framingham covering 96% 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 Framingham 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 Framingham, $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 Framingham, $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 Framingham. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Framingham'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

75%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Framingham covering 75% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Framingham 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 Framingham, $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 Framingham, $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 Framingham. These download speeds are available to 75% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Framingham'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 Framingham covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Framingham 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 Framingham, $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 Framingham, $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 Framingham. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Framingham's providers, 681 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Framingham and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Framingham at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Framingham at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Framingham 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 Framingham with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 92% of households in Framingham. The next fastest internet provider in Framingham is RCN, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 3.549% of the area.

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

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Framingham, covering 96% of the city. RCN also offers fiber internet in Framingham and is available to 3.549% of households.

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.

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.