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Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL99%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 50 MbpsDSL5.473%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Pittsfield internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Pittsfield 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 Pittsfield area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Pittsfield residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Pittsfield, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Pittsfield area, and 99.16% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Pittsfield's five internet providers, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Pittsfield

The largest internet providers in Pittsfield are Verizon, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Pittsfield.

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

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Pittsfield 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 Pittsfield, $43.99.

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 Pittsfield, $1.83.

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 Pittsfield. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Pittsfield's providers, 43 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

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Pittsfield covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Pittsfield 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 Pittsfield, $43.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pittsfield, $1.83.

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 Pittsfield. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Pittsfield's providers, 43 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Pittsfield covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Pittsfield where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Pittsfield, $43.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pittsfield, $1.83.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Pittsfield. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Pittsfield's providers, 43 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Pittsfield with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Pittsfield. The next fastest internet provider in Pittsfield is Consolidated Communications, offering download speeds up to 50 Mbps to 5.473% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in Pittsfield with plans starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Pittsfield, $43.99.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

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%.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

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.