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Chelsea, MA Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in Chelsea

^ An estimated 26,172 Chelsea residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Availability in Chelsea

^ Collectively (all cities), 83.5% of all Massachusetts residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 6th in the nation [2].

Disconnected in Chelsea

^ There are an estimated 9,005 Chelsea residents who are not connected to the Internet at all - whether at home, work, or elsewhere [1].

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Chelsea Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Chelsea

  • Average wireline ISP speeds in Chelsea
    • Average download speed: 11 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 6.56 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 44.19 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 11.27 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 61 wireline tests.

Landline Internet Speed: Chelsea vs. the U.S.

How Chelsea landline Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


Wireless Internet Speed in Chelsea

  • Average wireless ISP speeds in Chelsea
    • Average download speed: 2.52 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 1.88 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 6.13 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 3.38 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 346 wireless tests.

Wireless Internet Speed: Chelsea vs. the U.S.

How Chelsea wireless Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Chelsea

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Chelsea, MA

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Cable Modem100 Mb/s - 1 Gb/s50 Mb/s - 100 Mb/s
Asymmetric DSL3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Chelsea, MA

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Wireless6 Mb/s - 10 Mb/s1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s
Wireless10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s
Wireless6 Mb/s - 10 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s

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Chelsea Internet Statistics

Chelsea Internet Connectivity

Chelsea: 74.4% of residents are connected, with 28.9% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in Chelsea


  • Chelsea Internet Connectivity [1]
    • An estimated 26,172 Chelsea residents are connected to the Internet in some capacity - either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations.
    • An estimated 9,005 Chelsea residents are not connected to the Internet. These residents are not connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Chelsea Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 29,373 Chelsea residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Chelsea

Chelsea: The median household income is $35,531 and 23% of households are below poverty level [6].


Local Internet-Related Businesses in Chelsea

Free Wi-Fi in or near Chelsea, MA

Local businesses offering patrons free wi-fi Internet connectivity in the community.

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Community Anchor Institutions in Chelsea , MA

Organizations facilitating the greater use of broadband service in the community.


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Electronics Stores in or near Chelsea, MA

Businesses selling Internet-related hardware & software products in the community.

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Massachusetts Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

Massachusetts Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in MA, median download speeds are 1.68 times higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are 3.6 times higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in MA [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 11.72 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 4.11 Mb/s - 20.07 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 2.58 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.95 Mb/s - 4.48 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in MA [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 3.26 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.06 Mb/s - 9.73 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 1.54 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.51 Mb/s - 4.32 Mb/s

Massachusetts Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of Massachusetts [1]: 74.4% of MA residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 74.4% mark ranks Massachusetts 12th in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 29.2% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 4% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 12.3% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 28.9% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 25.6% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • Massachusetts Internet Availability [2]
    • 83.5% of MA residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks Massachusetts 6th in the country.

Massachusetts Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in MA, median download speeds are 1.61 times higher for business & median upload speeds are 0.84 times higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in MA [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 9.82 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.98 Mb/s - 26.88 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 4.16 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.79 Mb/s - 8.37 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in MA [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 6.55 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.14 Mb/s - 19.02 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 2.02 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.69 Mb/s - 5.04 Mb/s

Additional information about Massachusetts

About Chelsea

Chelsea is a city with a population of 35,177 [2] that is located in Suffolk County in the state of Massachusetts.

MA Internet Access

Chelsea Internet Access

For more information about Chelsea Internet Access, or for additional resources regarding Massachusetts Internet access overall, visit Massachusetts Broadband Institute.

More About Chelsea

Of all residents in Chelsea, 54% have a high school diploma or higher, and 8% have a bachelor's degree or higher [6].

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References

1. ^ Bureau of Labor Statistics & Bureau of Census

2. ^ United States Census Bureau

3. ^ Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

4. ^ FCC & National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

5. ^ National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

6. ^ NTIA & U.S. Census Bureau