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Internet providers in Stoneham, MA

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Stoneham, MA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic98%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL82%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable98%
Astound $25.99 300 - 1,200 MbpsCable96%
Astound $25.99 300 - 1,200 MbpsFiber-optic0.190%
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Stoneham internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Stoneham 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 Stoneham area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 99% of Stoneham residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 82% of those living in Stoneham.

There are five internet providers serving the Stoneham area, and 98.64% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Stoneham's five internet providers, prices start at $25.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Stoneham

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Verizon 108 Mbps 64 Mbps Fiber-optic
Xfinity 151 Mbps 20 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Stoneham

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Stoneham residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 82% of the area. Stoneham’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 98% of Stoneham residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Stoneham covering 98% 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 Stoneham 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 Stoneham, $48.19.

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 Stoneham, $0.19.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 880 Mbps in Stoneham. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Stoneham's providers, 681 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

82%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Stoneham covering 82% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Stoneham 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 Stoneham, $48.19.

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 Stoneham, $0.19.

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 Stoneham. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Stoneham's providers, 681 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

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Stoneham covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Stoneham 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 Stoneham, $48.19.

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 Stoneham, $0.19.

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 Stoneham. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Stoneham's providers, 681 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Stoneham and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Stoneham at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Stoneham at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Stoneham 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 Stoneham with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Stoneham. The next fastest internet provider in Stoneham is Astound, offering download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Astound offers the cheapest internet in Stoneham with plans starting at $25.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Stoneham, $48.19.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Stoneham, covering 98% of the city. Astound also offers fiber internet in Stoneham and is available to 0.190% of households.

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.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.