Internet providers in Somerville, MA

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Somerville internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Somerville 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 Somerville area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Somerville residents. DSL 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 Somerville.

There are seven internet providers serving the Somerville area, and 99.47% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Somerville's seven 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 Somerville

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

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

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Somerville 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 Somerville, $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 Somerville, $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 Somerville. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Somerville's providers, 301 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

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

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Somerville. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Somerville's providers, 301 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 Somerville covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Somerville 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 Somerville, $44.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Somerville, $3.00.

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 Somerville. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Somerville's providers, 301 Mbps.

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Somerville, MA internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 200 - 940 Mbps Fiber-optic 2.343%
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 Mbps DSL 99%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 200 Mbps Cable 99%
Radiate Holdings, LP - - Cable 99%
Radiate Holdings, LP - - Fiber-optic 11%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Radiate Holdings, LP is the fastest internet provider in Somerville with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Somerville. The next fastest internet provider in Somerville is Radiate Holdings, LP, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 11% of the area.

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

Radiate Holdings, LP is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Somerville, covering 11% of the city. Verizon also offers fiber internet in Somerville and is available to 2.343% of households.

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.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.