There are 3 residential cable providers in Middlesex County covering 98.19% of the county. The largest cable company is XFINITY (Comcast), available to 96.27% of Middlesex County homes. Call XFINITY (Comcast) first, and if they cannot help you they will direct you the the right provider.

 

All 3 Cable Providers in Middlesex County, MA

County ProviderAvailabilityMiddlesex County SpeedsGet Service
XFINITY (Comcast)96.27%

150 to 987 Mbps

987 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of XFINITY (Comcast) customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 1,509,088 people who can get cable from XFINITY (Comcast) in Middlesex County, MA. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of XFINITY (Comcast) potential customers in Middlesex County who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. XFINITY (Comcast) offers 2 different speeds throughout Middlesex County. The fastest speed anyone in Middlesex County can get from XFINITY (Comcast) is 987 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all XFINITY (Comcast) Middlesex County customers is 987 Mbps.

RCN37%

25 to 1000 Mbps

670.49 Mbps Avg.

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Speed in Mbps

% of RCN customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 579,999 people who can get cable from RCN in Middlesex County, MA. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of RCN potential customers in Middlesex County who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. RCN offers 3 different speeds throughout Middlesex County. The fastest speed anyone in Middlesex County can get from RCN is 1000 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all RCN Middlesex County customers is 670.49 Mbps.

Spectrum1.82%

300 to 300 Mbps

300 Mbps Avg.

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1-855-908-9152

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Speed in Mbps

% of Spectrum customers who can get listed speeds

 

The chart above shows the maximum speeds for the 28,494 people who can get cable from Spectrum in Middlesex County, MA. The height of the line (y axis) is the percentage of Spectrum potential customers in Middlesex County who can get the speed on the bottom of the chart (the x axis) in Mbps. Spectrum offers no different speeds throughout Middlesex County. The fastest speed anyone in Middlesex County can get from Spectrum is 300 Mpbs, and the city-wide average for all Spectrum Middlesex County customers is 300 Mbps.

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* Note: “Avg. Speed” is a population-weighted average of the top speed in Middlesex County. Our calculation gives a more accurate estimate of the speed you can actually expect to be available for purchase in your area.

Middlesex County residents may also choose internet-only service from a brand like XFINITY (Comcast) and sign up for satellite TV, which is generally rated higher than TV delivered over cable.

Satellite TV and Internet Providers

Because competition is stronger for satellite television, DISH and DIRECTV are generally considered superior to cable TV service. You can choose a separate form of internet, and the providers below will actually help you set up home internet service, sometimes even with bundled savings. Call for pricing and bundling options.

Satellite internet is not an ideal choice, but allows people in rural areas to stay connected. Note that most satellite services require either a deposit for equipment installation or a decent credit score.

ProviderAvailabilityServicesGet Service
DIRECTV100%Satellite TV serviceView plans

More about DIRECTV

DIRECTV provides satellite TV service that consistently beats cable TV service in terms of programming, price, and customer service. Their packages have long been the favorite among sports fans, but their low-priced packages are also worth checking out for casual watchers. DIRECTV premium packages include many of the most popular channels in the world.

DISH100%Satellite TV serviceView plans

1-844-784-2127

More about DISH

DISH was formerly known as (and sometimes still called) the Dish Network. DISH provides affordable package prices and is known for lower up-front pricing. DISH competes aggressively with AT&T-owned DIRECTV. DISH has worked hard in the last several years to improve sports programming to compete with the traditional leader, and is now a solid choice for savers and sports fans who know what they're looking for.

HuhgesNet100%

Satellite internet service

Speeds up to 15 Mbps

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1-833-562-8571

More about HuhgesNet

Satellite internet should generally be your last option unless no other service is available in your area. The latency (lag) inherent to the technology makes it difficult to stream or browse, and online games that require a fast connection will not work. However, if you live in a rural area HughesNet is a good option. You'll just a need a little more patience while browsing or downloading movies to watch.


Cable Internet Speeds in Middlesex County

Middlesex County customers can get an average of 958.51 Mbps as their fastest speed. The fastest cable internet in the entire county is 1000 Mbps, which 12.62% of homes can purchase. Some residents, however, can only get 25 Mbps. Internet speeds tend to be faster in West Middlesex County, and slower in the neighborhoods to the South. Cable is the fastest internet in 96.82% of the county. For residents looking for alternatives to cable, fiber is the best alternative for most households.

Middlesex County, MA Map of Cable Internet Speeds

Cable Speed Key

1 Gbps+
999 Mbps
400 Mbps
0 Mbps

 

Cable Coverage and Availability in Middlesex County

Cable internet is available to 98.19% of residents, which can be bundled with TV service for package savings. The map below shows where cable companies provide service by block.

Middlesex County, MA Map of Cable Internet Availability

Cable Availability Key

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What zip codes have cable in Middlesex County and nearby?

Zip CodeCable Coverage
01731100%
0173096.28%
0177398.92%
0249398.92%
0186290.3%
Zip CodeCable Coverage
0245199.95%
0182199.52%
0242199.89%
0248186.45%
0246293.04%

Cable in Your Middlesex County Neighborhood

RCN is the primary cable provider for Middlesex County's east neighborhoods. XFINITY (Comcast) also has cable internet service in Middlesex County's southeast regions. Some areas in Middlesex County may be uncovered, especially areas with very few homes.

Compared with the rest of the county, Middlesex County has much greater access to cable versus other counties and much greater cable coverage compared to the rest of Massachusetts.

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