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Internet providers in Watertown Town, MA

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic6.296%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 400 MbpsCable100%
RCN $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
RCN $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic8.439%
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Watertown Town internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Watertown Town 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 Watertown Town area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Watertown Town residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 15% of those living in Watertown Town.

There are five internet providers serving the Watertown Town area, and 99.95% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Watertown Town'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 Watertown Town

The largest internet providers in Watertown Town are Verizon, Xfinity, and RCN bringing DSL and cable options to Watertown Town.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Watertown Town residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Watertown Town’s third most-available internet provider, RCN, offers cable to around 98% of Watertown Town residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Watertown Town covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Watertown Town 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 Watertown Town, $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 Watertown Town, $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 Watertown Town. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Watertown Town'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

100%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Watertown Town 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 Watertown Town, $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 Watertown Town, $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 Watertown Town. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Watertown Town's providers, 681 Mbps.

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RCN cable internet

Provider

RCN

Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from RCN offers broadband to nearly all households in Watertown Town covering 98% of the area.

RCN’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Watertown Town residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for RCN start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Watertown Town, $39.99.

RCN customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Watertown Town, $1.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, RCN offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Watertown Town. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Watertown Town's providers, 681 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Watertown Town and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Watertown Town at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Watertown Town at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Watertown Town 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 Watertown Town with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Watertown Town. The next fastest internet provider in Watertown Town is RCN, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 8.439% of the area.

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

RCN is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Watertown Town, covering 8.439% of the city. Verizon also offers fiber internet in Watertown Town and is available to 6.296% of households.

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.

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.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.