Internet providers in Wakefield-Peacedale, RI

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Wakefield-Peacedale, RI internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic98%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL91%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Wakefield-Peacedale internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Wakefield-Peacedale 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 Wakefield-Peacedale area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Wakefield-Peacedale 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 91% of those living in Wakefield-Peacedale.

There are four internet providers serving the Wakefield-Peacedale area, and 99.60% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Wakefield-Peacedale's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Wakefield-Peacedale

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Wakefield-Peacedale residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 91% of the area. Wakefield-Peacedale’s third most-available internet provider, Cox, offers cable to around 100% of Wakefield-Peacedale 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 Wakefield-Peacedale 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 Wakefield-Peacedale than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Wakefield-Peacedale, $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 Wakefield-Peacedale, $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 Wakefield-Peacedale. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Wakefield-Peacedale's providers, 326 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

91%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Wakefield-Peacedale covering 91% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Wakefield-Peacedale 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 Wakefield-Peacedale, $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 Wakefield-Peacedale, $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 Wakefield-Peacedale. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Wakefield-Peacedale'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

100%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to all households in Wakefield-Peacedale covering 100% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Wakefield-Peacedale 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 Wakefield-Peacedale, $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 Wakefield-Peacedale, $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 Wakefield-Peacedale. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Wakefield-Peacedale's providers, 326 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.