Internet providers in Ipswich, MA

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Ipswich internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Ipswich 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 Ipswich area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Ipswich residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 97% of those living in Ipswich.

There are four internet providers serving the Ipswich area, and 99.34% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Ipswich's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 400 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Ipswich

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Ipswich residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 97% of the area. Ipswich’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of Ipswich residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

150 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Ipswich covering 99% 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 Ipswich than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Ipswich, $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 Ipswich, $3.00.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 150 Mbps in Ipswich. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Ipswich's providers, 154 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

97%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Ipswich covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Ipswich 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 Ipswich, $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 Ipswich, $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 Ipswich. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Ipswich's providers, 154 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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Ipswich covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Ipswich 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 Ipswich, $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 Ipswich, $3.00.

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 Ipswich. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ipswich's providers, 154 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. offers 100% availability in Ipswich and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Ipswich at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is higher than average for Ipswich at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Ipswich residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Ipswich, MA internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 200 - 150 Mbps Fiber-optic 99%
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 Mbps DSL 97%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 400 Mbps Cable 100%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Ipswich with download speeds up to 400 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Ipswich. The next fastest internet provider in Ipswich is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 99% of the area.

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

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Ipswich, covering 99% of the city.

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.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.