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Internet providers in South Amherst, MA

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South Amherst, MA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL86%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable95%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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South Amherst internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in South Amherst 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 South Amherst area will have access to cable, which covers 96% of South Amherst residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 86% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in South Amherst, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the South Amherst area, and 85.74% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among South Amherst's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in South Amherst

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

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all South Amherst residents, covering 86% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 95% of the area. South Amherst’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of South Amherst residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

86%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in South Amherst covering 86% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in South Amherst 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 South Amherst, $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 South Amherst, $0.55.

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 South Amherst. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Amherst's providers, 66 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

95%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in South Amherst covering 95% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but South Amherst 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 South Amherst, $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 South Amherst, $0.55.

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 South Amherst. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Amherst's providers, 66 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of South Amherst 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in South Amherst, $53.74.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South Amherst, $0.55.

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 South Amherst. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all South Amherst's providers, 66 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in South Amherst with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in South Amherst. The next fastest internet provider in South Amherst is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 86% of the area.

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

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

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.