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Internet providers in Taunton, MA

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Taunton, MA internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic97%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL94%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Taunton internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Taunton 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 Taunton area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 98% of Taunton residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 92% of those living in Taunton.

There are four internet providers serving the Taunton area, and 98.37% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Taunton's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Taunton

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 146 Mbps 24 Mbps Cable
Verizon 124 Mbps 65 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in Taunton

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Taunton residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 94% of the area. Taunton’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of Taunton residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Taunton covering 97% 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 Taunton 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 Taunton, $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 Taunton, $0.31.

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 Taunton. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Taunton's providers, 351 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

94%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Taunton covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Taunton 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 Taunton, $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 Taunton, $0.31.

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 Taunton. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Taunton's providers, 351 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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Taunton covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Taunton 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 Taunton, $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 Taunton, $0.31.

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 Taunton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Taunton's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Taunton and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Taunton at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Taunton at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Taunton 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 Taunton with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Taunton. The next fastest internet provider in Taunton is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 97% of the area.

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

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Taunton, covering 97% of the city.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.