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Internet providers in Swampscott, MA

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Swampscott, MA internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL82%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 400 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Swampscott internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Swampscott 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 Swampscott area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Swampscott residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 82% of those living in Swampscott.

There are four internet providers serving the Swampscott area, and 99.92% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Swampscott's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Swampscott

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Swampscott residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 82% of the area. Swampscott’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of Swampscott residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Swampscott covering 100% 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 Swampscott than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Swampscott, $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 Swampscott, $2.14.

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 Swampscott. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Swampscott's providers, 351 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 Swampscott covering 82% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Swampscott 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 Swampscott, $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 Swampscott, $2.14.

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 Swampscott. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Swampscott's providers, 351 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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Swampscott covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Swampscott 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 Swampscott, $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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Swampscott, $2.14.

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 Swampscott. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Swampscott's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Swampscott with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Swampscott. The next fastest internet provider in Swampscott is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Swampscott, covering 100% of the city.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.