Internet providers in Rhode Island

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Internet providers in Rhode Island

The smallest state in the USA has one of the longest official names: the “State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.” And, despite the fact that the word “island” is in its name, most of the state is actually on the mainland. Rhode Island’s small size and dense population means it’s residents generally have access to very good high-speed internet service.

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Rhode Island internet at a glance

Internet availability in Rhode Island

96.3% of Rhode Island homes have access to internet service.

Fastest internet in Rhode Island

The fastest internet connection possible will likely leave you most satisfied, as a fast connection means quicker results when downloading large files such as graphics. It also gives you the best streaming performance, with less (or no) buffering of movies and videos. Speed is a must for those who enjoy online gaming.

  • Cox: 1,000 Mbps
  • Verizon Fios: 940 Mbps

Cheapest internet in Rhode Island

Some internet users won’t have a need to stream video and may simply want to send and receive email and similar, non-data-heavy uses. If that’s the case, an inexpensive plan may do the job. Those who choose fixed wireless or satellite internet service may be subject to equipment fees which can increase the initial cost.  

Cox:  $49.99/mo.

Summary of Rhode Island internet providers

Use the outline below to find the internet service providers in Rhode Island that best suit your budget, speed preferences and availability: