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Newport, RI internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL99%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable98%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Newport internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Newport 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 Newport area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Newport residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Newport, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Newport area, and 97.26% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Newport's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Newport

The largest internet providers in Newport are Verizon, Cox, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Newport.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Newport residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Cox, which covers 98% of the area. Newport’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Newport residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Newport covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Newport 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 Newport, $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 Newport, $2.81.

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 Newport. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Newport's providers, 91 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 Newport covering 98% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Newport 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 Newport, $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 Newport, $2.81.

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 Newport. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Newport's providers, 91 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Newport covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Newport where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Newport, $44.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Newport, $2.81.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Newport. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Newport's providers, 91 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Cox is the fastest internet provider in Newport with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Newport. The next fastest internet provider in Newport is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.