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Internet providers in Central Falls, RI

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL100%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable98%
GTT Communications - -DSL1.824%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Central Falls internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Central Falls is comparable to the rest of Rhode Island - 100%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Central Falls area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Central Falls residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 98% of those living in Central Falls.

There are five internet providers serving the Central Falls area, and 98.23% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Central Falls's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Central Falls

The largest internet providers in Central Falls are Verizon and Cox bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Central Falls.

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

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Central Falls covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Central Falls 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 Central Falls, $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 Central Falls, $2.37.

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 Central Falls. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Central Falls's providers, 326 Mbps.

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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 Central Falls 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 Central Falls than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Central Falls, $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 Central Falls, $2.37.

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 Central Falls. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Central Falls's providers, 326 Mbps.

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Cox cable internet

Provider
Cox
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to nearly all households in Central Falls covering 98% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Cox start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Central Falls, $44.99.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Central Falls, $2.37.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Central Falls. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Central Falls's providers, 326 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Central Falls and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Central Falls at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Central Falls at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Central Falls 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 Central Falls with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Central Falls. The next fastest internet provider in Central Falls is Cox, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 98% of the area.

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

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

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.

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.