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New Bedford, MA Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in New Bedford

^ An estimated 70,734 New Bedford residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Availability in New Bedford

^ 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 New Bedford

^ There are an estimated 24,338 New Bedford residents who are not connected to the Internet at all - whether at home, work, or elsewhere [1].

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New Bedford Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in New Bedford

  • Average wireline ISP speeds in New Bedford
    • Average download speed: 8.7 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 66.58 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 34.01 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 132.88 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 23 wireline tests.

Landline Internet Speed: New Bedford vs. the U.S.

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


Wireless Internet Speed in New Bedford

  • Average wireless ISP speeds in New Bedford
    • Average download speed: 3.21 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 66.58 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 18.15 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 132.88 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 208 wireless tests.

Wireless Internet Speed: New Bedford vs. the U.S.

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


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in New Bedford

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in New Bedford, 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 DSL6 Mb/s - 10 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s
Other Copper Wireline3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in New Bedford, 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
Wireless3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s
Wireless768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s200 Kb/s - 768 Kb/s

Featured ISPs for New Bedford, MA

AT&T

AT&T

  • High Speed Internet
  • Fast, reliable broadband connections
  • Allows you to connect all Wi-Fi-enabled devices
  • Bundle with phone or other services for bigger discounts
DSL Extreme

DSL Extreme

  • Get fast internet for an unbeatable price!
  • Packages as low as $17.95/month.
  • FREE installation (reg. $199); No phone line required.
  • Up to 75Mbps download speed; Wireless Router included.

New Bedford Internet Statistics

New Bedford Internet Connectivity

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


Connected to the Internet in New Bedford


  • New Bedford Internet Connectivity [1]
    • An estimated 70,734 New Bedford residents are connected to the Internet in some capacity - either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations.
    • An estimated 24,338 New Bedford residents are not connected to the Internet. These residents are not connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • New Bedford Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 79,385 New Bedford residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in New Bedford

New Bedford: The median household income is $12,362 and 13% of households are below poverty level [6].


Local Internet-Related Businesses in New Bedford

Free Wi-Fi in or near New Bedford, MA

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

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Community Anchor Institutions in New Bedford , MA

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


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Electronics Stores in or near New Bedford, 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 New Bedford

New Bedford is a city with a population of 95,072 [2] that is located in Bristol County in the state of Massachusetts.

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New Bedford Internet Access

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

More About New Bedford

Of all residents in New Bedford, 61% have a high school diploma or higher, and 2% 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