Internet providers in 01230

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01230 internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -DSL95%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable71%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $34.95 24 - 50 MbpsDSL28%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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01230 internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in the 01230 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 01230 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 97% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 71% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Great Barrington, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the 01230 area, and 74.74% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 01230, prices start at $34.95 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 01230

The largest internet providers serving the 01230 ZIP code are Verizon, Spectrum, and Telephone Operating Company of Vermont bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 01230 ZIP code, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 71% of the area. Great Barrington’s third most-available internet provider, Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, offers DSL to around 28% of residents in the 01230 ZIP code.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 01230 ZIP code, covering 95% 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Great Barrington, $49.47.

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 01230 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Great Barrington's providers, 46 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

71%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to most households in the 01230 ZIP code, covering 71% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 01230 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Great Barrington, $49.47.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Great Barrington, $0.60.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 01230 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 71% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Great Barrington's providers, 46 Mbps.

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Telephone Operating Company of Vermont DSL internet

Provider

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

28%

DSL from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 01230 ZIP code, covering 28% of the area.

DSL internet from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont 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 Telephone Operating Company of Vermont start at $34.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Great Barrington, $49.47.

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 24 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.46 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Great Barrington, $0.60.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 01230 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 28% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Great Barrington's providers, 46 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 01230 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 01230 and the greater Great Barrington area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Great Barrington at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Great Barrington at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 01230 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Great Barrington may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Great Barrington DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet providers in 01230 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 01230 ZIP code with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 71% of households in 01230. The next fastest internet provider in the 01230 ZIP code is Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, offering download speeds up to 50 Mbps to 28% of the area.

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers the cheapest internet in the 01230 ZIP with service starting at $34.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Great Barrington, $49.47.

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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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.