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Internet providers in 02144

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 150 MbpsFiber-optic5.671%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL99%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable100%
RCN $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
RCN $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic11%
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02144 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 02144 ZIP code 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 02144 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. 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 14% of those living in the 02144 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 02144 area, and 100.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 02144, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 02144

The largest internet providers serving the 02144 ZIP code are Verizon, Xfinity, and RCN bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 02144 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Somerville’s third most-available internet provider, RCN, offers cable to around 99% of residents in the 02144 ZIP code.

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 the 02144 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines 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 Somerville, $39.99.

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, $1.54.

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 02144 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Somerville's providers, 483 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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 02144 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 02144 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, $39.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Somerville, $1.54.

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 02144 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Somerville's providers, 483 Mbps.

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RCN cable internet

Provider

RCN

Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from RCN offers broadband to all households in the 02144 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

RCN’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 02144 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for RCN start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Somerville, $39.99.

RCN customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Somerville, $1.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, RCN offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 02144 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Somerville's providers, 483 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 02144 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 02144 and the greater Somerville area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Somerville at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Somerville at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 02144 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 02144 frequently asked questions

RCN is the fastest internet provider in the 02144 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in 02144. The next fastest internet provider in the 02144 ZIP code is RCN, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 11% of the area.

RCN offers the cheapest internet in the 02144 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Somerville, $39.99.

RCN is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 02144 ZIP code, covering 11% of the city. Verizon also offers fiber internet in 02144 and is available to 5.671% 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.

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.

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.