Internet providers in Newton, MA

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Newton internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Newton 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 Newton area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Newton 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 83% of those living in Newton.

There are five internet providers serving the Newton area, and 99.18% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Newton's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Newton

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Newton residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 83% of the area. Newton’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of Newton residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Newton 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 Newton than other internet types.

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

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 Newton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Newton's providers, 498 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

83%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Newton covering 83% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Newton 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 Newton, $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 Newton, $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 Newton. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Newton's providers, 498 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Newton covering 99% of the area.

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

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Newton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Newton's providers, 498 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Newton, MA internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic99%
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 MbpsDSL83%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 MbpsCable99%
Radiate Holdings, LP - -Cable98%
Radiate Holdings, LP - -Fiber-optic6.455%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Radiate Holdings, LP is the fastest internet provider in Newton with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Newton. The next fastest internet provider in Newton is Radiate Holdings, LP, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 6.455% of the area.

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

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Newton, covering 99% of the city. Radiate Holdings, LP also offers fiber internet in Newton and is available to 6.455% of households.

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.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.