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Internet providers in Saugus, MA

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Saugus, MA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL99%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic12%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Saugus internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Saugus 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 Saugus area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Saugus residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 19% of those living in Saugus.

There are four internet providers serving the Saugus area, and 98.83% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Saugus's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Saugus

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 170 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable
Verizon 26 Mbps 8 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Saugus

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

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Saugus residents, covering 99% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from Verizon, which covers 12% of the area. Saugus’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of Saugus residents.

Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Saugus 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Saugus, $53.74.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Saugus, $0.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Saugus. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Saugus's providers, 154 Mbps.

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Verizon fiber-optic internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

150 Mbps

Average availability

12%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to a limited number of households in Saugus covering 12% 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 Saugus than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Saugus, $53.74.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Saugus, $0.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 150 Mbps in Saugus. These download speeds are available to 12% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Saugus's providers, 154 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Saugus 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 Saugus, $53.74.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Saugus, $0.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Saugus. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Saugus's providers, 154 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Saugus and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Saugus at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Saugus at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Saugus residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Saugus with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Saugus. The next fastest internet provider in Saugus is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Saugus with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Saugus, $53.74.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Saugus, covering 12% of the city.

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.

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.

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.