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Milton, MA internet providers

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic0.082%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL99%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 400 MbpsCable99%
RCN $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable72%
RCN $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.722%
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Milton internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Milton 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 Milton area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Milton residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Milton, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Milton area, and 99.03% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Milton's five internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Milton

The largest internet providers in Milton are Verizon, Xfinity, and RCN bringing DSL and cable options to Milton.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Milton residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Milton’s third most-available internet provider, RCN, offers cable to around 72% of Milton residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Milton covering 99% of the area.

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

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

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RCN cable internet

Provider

RCN

Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

72%

Cable from RCN offers broadband to most households in Milton covering 72% of the area.

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

Internet prices for RCN start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Milton, $39.99.

RCN customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Milton, $1.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, RCN offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Milton. These download speeds are available to 72% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Milton's providers, 681 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Milton and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Milton at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Milton at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Milton 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 Milton with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 72% of households in Milton. The next fastest internet provider in Milton is RCN, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 0.722% of the area.

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

RCN is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Milton, covering 0.722% of the city. Verizon also offers fiber internet in Milton and is available to 0.082% of households.

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.

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.

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.