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Cranston, RI Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in Cranston

^ An estimated 58,120 Cranston residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Availability in Cranston

^ Collectively (all cities), 80.4% of all Rhode Island residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 12th in the nation [2].

Disconnected in Cranston

^ There are an estimated 22,348 Cranston residents who are not connected to the Internet at all - whether at home, work, or elsewhere [1].

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Cranston Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Cranston

  • Average wireline ISP speeds in Cranston
    • Average download speed: 4.97 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 5.89 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 8.39 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 5.89 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 37 wireline tests.

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

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


Wireless Internet Speed in Cranston

  • Average wireless ISP speeds in Cranston
    • Average download speed: 2.4 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 1.65 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 2.4 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 3.38 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 119 wireless tests.

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

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


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Cranston

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Cranston, RI

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Other Copper Wireline25 Mb/s - 50 Mb/s25 Mb/s - 50 Mb/s
Optical Carrier1 Gb/s10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s
Optical Carrier50 Mb/s - 100 Mb/s10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Cranston, RI

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Wireless3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s
Wireless10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s
Wireless3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s

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Cranston Internet Statistics

Cranston Internet Connectivity

Cranston: 72.3% of residents are connected, with 26.2% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in Cranston


  • Cranston Internet Connectivity [1]
    • An estimated 58,120 Cranston residents are connected to the Internet in some capacity - either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations.
    • An estimated 22,348 Cranston residents are not connected to the Internet. These residents are not connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Cranston Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 64,631 Cranston residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Cranston

Cranston: The median household income is $45,067 and 18% of households are below poverty level [6].


Local Internet-Related Businesses in Cranston

Free Wi-Fi in or near Cranston, RI

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

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Community Anchor Institutions in Cranston , RI

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


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Electronics Stores in or near Cranston, RI

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

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Rhode Island Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

Rhode Island Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in RI, median download speeds are 4.02 times higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are 5.06 times higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in RI [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 13.1 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 6.13 Mb/s - 20.3 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 4.91 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 2.37 Mb/s - 6.78 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in RI [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 2.59 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 0.76 Mb/s - 8.47 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 1.22 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.38 Mb/s - 5.69 Mb/s

Rhode Island Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of Rhode Island [1]: 72.3% of RI residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 72.3% mark ranks Rhode Island 22nd in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 29.1% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 4.6% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 12.4% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 26.2% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 27.8% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • Rhode Island Internet Availability [2]
    • 80.4% of RI residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks Rhode Island 12th in the country.

Rhode Island Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in RI, median download speeds are 0.73 times higher for business & median upload speeds are 1.17 times higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in RI [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 15.33 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 4.97 Mb/s - 22.06 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 3.58 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.67 Mb/s - 6.13 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in RI [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 7.15 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 4.81 Mb/s - 15.41 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 4.44 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 2.57 Mb/s - 6.38 Mb/s

Additional information about Rhode Island

About Cranston

Cranston is a city with a population of 80,387 [2] that is located in Providence County in the state of Rhode Island.

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Cranston Internet Access

For more information about Cranston Internet Access, or for additional resources regarding Rhode Island Internet access overall, visit Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation.

More About Cranston

Of all residents in Cranston, 87% have a high school diploma or higher, and 29% have a bachelor's degree or higher [6].

Other Cities in RI

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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