Internet providers in Wellesley, MA

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Wellesley internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Wellesley 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 Wellesley area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Wellesley 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 62% of those living in Wellesley.

There are four internet providers serving the Wellesley area, and 98.60% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Wellesley's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Wellesley

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Wellesley residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 62% of the area. Wellesley’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of Wellesley 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 Wellesley 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 Wellesley than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Wellesley, $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 Wellesley, $3.00.

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 Wellesley. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Wellesley'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

62%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Wellesley covering 62% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Wellesley 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 Wellesley, $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 Wellesley, $3.00.

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 Wellesley. These download speeds are available to 62% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Wellesley'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

99%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Wellesley 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 Wellesley, $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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wellesley, $3.00.

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

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Wellesley, MA internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic98%
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 MbpsDSL62%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 400 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Wellesley with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Wellesley. The next fastest internet provider in Wellesley is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 99% of the area.

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

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Wellesley, covering 98% of the city.

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.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.