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Internet providers in Stoneham, MA

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic98%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL82%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 400 MbpsCable98%
RCN $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable96%
RCN $19.99 25 - 1,000 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 cable, which covers 99% of Stoneham residents. Fiber-optic 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 $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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*
$39.99/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 $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Stoneham, $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 Stoneham, $1.54.

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*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 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 $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Stoneham, $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 Stoneham, $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 Stoneham. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are much slower 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

400 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, $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 Stoneham, $1.54.

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 Stoneham. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower 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 $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Stoneham at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 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

RCN is the fastest internet provider in Stoneham with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in Stoneham. The next fastest internet provider in Stoneham is RCN, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 0.190% of the area.

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

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

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.

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.