Find your Boston TV and internet providers

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Find your Boston TV and internet providers

Boston is a hub of telecommunications activity, so residents have access to services from the most trusted providers in the country. You’ll be able to select your home phone, TV and high-speed internet services from providers like Verizon, DIRECTV and XFINITY. Need a hand? Contact our internet and TV experts at Allconnect® today for more information on pricing and available offers near you. We’ll get you set up with the most reliable phone service, the highest quality TV and the fastest, cheap internet in Boston.

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What types of internet are available in Boston?

XFINITY and Spectrum are currently the largest cable internet providers serving the Boston area. Average plans provide speeds up to 100 Mbps and include access to thousands of mobile hotspots nationwide.

  • Availability – You can usually get cable internet wherever a cable television provider offers service.
  • Speeds – You’ll get enough speed to enjoy all your favorite online activities without sacrificing quality.
  • Lag – Other users in your area will be sharing your bandwidth, so you may experience a decrease in speed during peak usage times.

Verizon is the primary DSL internet provider in Boston, offering speeds that typically start at 0.5 Mbps and increase as plans advance. Speeds and plans will vary from region to region.

  • Availability – DSL internet often has widespread availability throughout most areas, including Boston.
  • Pricing – Your provider will use the existing phone lines in your home to establish your internet connection. This keeps costs lower than connection types that require additional equipment.
  • Speeds – DSL offers slower speeds than other internet connections.

Enjoy lightning-fast, high-speed internet with Verizon Fios, the primary fiber-optic internet provider in Boston. Connect all your devices with speeds up to 1 Gbps (1,000 Mbps).

  • Speeds – Fiber internet currently offers the fastest speeds of any other connection type.
  • Availability – Due to the high cost to establish a fiber network, fiber internet is only offered in a small percentage of the Boston area.

What internet providers are in Boston?

When selecting your internet service in Boston, you’ll want to be sure that your provider and connection type is compatible with your favorite online activities. Check out some features from major internet providers in Boston and how they stack up when it up comes to coverage, average speeds, caps on usage and more.

  Spectrum internet Verizon internet Verizon Fios internet XFINITY internet
Internet type Cable DSL Fiber Cable
Boston coverage 20% 98.4% 5% 99%
Average internet speed 100 Mbps 15 Mbps 1 Gbps 100 Mbps
Data caps None None None 1 TB/mo.
Contract None None None None
Equipment included Modem None None None
Wi-Fi hotspots in Boston Yes Yes Yes Yes

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What TV providers are in Boston?

XFINITY and Spectrum are the leading cable TV providers in Boston while DIRECTV and DISH offer satellite service to homes in rural settings. Consider things like package options, channel lineups and more when selecting your service.

Here’s how TV providers in Boston compare:

  DIRECTV DISH Spectrum XFINITY
Package options 15-330+ channels 190-290+ channels 125-200+ channels 10-260+ channels
Boston coverage 99% 5% 98.4% 20%
Local channels Included Included Included Included
On-demand programming Yes Yes Yes Yes
Unique advantage NFL SUNDAY TICKET, 4K channels, premium channels for first 3 mos. Premium channels for first 3 mos and free HD for life Free HD and DVR Premium channels for first 3 mos.
Bundle with AT&T internet and phone Cable or satellite internet Spectrum internet and voice XFINITY internet and voice

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Save more by bundling your Boston services

Consider bundling your home services with a single provider to simplify your bill and qualify for added savings or special offers. Single-service providers such as DIRECTV and DISH partner with providers like AT&T and HughesNet to provide bundle deals that can save you money on your monthly bill.

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Choose your energy provider in Boston

The state of Massachusetts has deregulated electricity. This means that residents will have their choice of electricity providers. Eversource is New England’s largest energy provider, serving 3.6 million electricity customers in Massachusetts, Connecticut and New Hampshire. If you’re looking to compare rates between providers, give us call. We have the most up-to-date pricing and offers in the Boston area.

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Moving to Boston, Massachusetts?

Your move to Boston doesn’t have to be stressful. Our experts at Allconnect® are here to help. We’ll find and compare pricing and deals in your area, so you can set up your high-speed internet, TV, home phone and utilities in one place. We’ve also listed some additional resources below to help you become more acquainted with the Boston area.

Get better home services in Boston

Whether you’re new to the Boston area or just looking for faster internet, cheaper cable service and more reliable home phone, our TV and internet experts can make the process simple. Call Allconnect now to get the most up-to-date pricing and offers from major national providers. We’ll find and compare providers in your area to help you select a plan that’s right for you and your family.

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