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Worcester, MA Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in Worcester

^ An estimated 134,697 Worcester residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Availability in Worcester

^ 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 Worcester

^ There are an estimated 46,348 Worcester residents who are not connected to the Internet at all - whether at home, work, or elsewhere [1].

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Worcester Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Worcester

  • Average wireline ISP speeds in Worcester
    • Average download speed: 19.05 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 3.64 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 19.05 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 5.12 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 40 wireline tests.

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

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


Wireless Internet Speed in Worcester

  • Average wireless ISP speeds in Worcester
    • Average download speed: 2.72 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 1.47 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 2.84 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 3.38 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 145 wireless tests.

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

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


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Worcester

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Worcester, MA

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Cable Modem100 Mb/s - 1 Gb/s3 Mb/s - 6 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 Worcester, MA

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Wireless768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s200 Kb/s - 768 Kb/s
Wireless10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s
Wireless768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s200 Kb/s - 768 Kb/s

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Worcester Internet Statistics

Worcester Internet Connectivity

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


Connected to the Internet in Worcester


  • Worcester Internet Connectivity [1]
    • An estimated 134,697 Worcester residents are connected to the Internet in some capacity - either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations.
    • An estimated 46,348 Worcester residents are not connected to the Internet. These residents are not connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Worcester Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 151,173 Worcester residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Worcester

Worcester: The median household income is $34,933 and 11% of households are below poverty level [6].


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 Worcester

Worcester is a city with a population of 181,045 [2] that is located in Worcester County in the state of Massachusetts.

MA Internet Access

Worcester Internet Access

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

More About Worcester

Of all residents in Worcester, 74% have a high school diploma or higher, and 29% 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