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Internet providers in Saugus, MA

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Saugus, MA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -Fiber-optic12%
Verizon $39.99 -DSL99%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 400 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 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 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 12% 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 400 Mbps.

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*
$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 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 $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Saugus, $44.99.

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 Saugus. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Saugus's providers, 150 Mbps.

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Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

150 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 $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Saugus, $44.99.

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 Saugus. These download speeds are available to 12% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Saugus's providers, 150 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 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, $44.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Saugus, $2.14.

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 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, 150 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 $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Saugus at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 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 400 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 150 Mbps to 12% 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, $44.99.

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

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.

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%.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.