High Speed Internet Providers in Rhode Island

Rhode Island High Speed Internet Providers

While the largest number of providers serve the large urban centers in Rhode Island, some companies specialize in serving smaller communities and rural areas.

Not all high speed internet providers may serve your area, but chances are one or more will. Please use our comparison form to check availability of high speed internet for a specific address or narrow your high speed provider search by selecting the locations near you from the options below.

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Wired Internet Options in Rhode Island


Traditional telephone companies and TV service providers are the main internet service providers in Rhode Island and most other areas with wired broadband internet. While internet providers larger metro areas may have gigbit speeds and fiber optic infrastructure, copper-line infrastructure is primarily used in smaller centers and rural areas. Still, maximum speeds on older networks can be as high as 200 Mbps for cable and about 50 Mbps for DSL. In select areas with fiber, internet speeds can be as high as 2000 Mbps. In Rhode Island, wired high speed internet providers include CenturyLink, Cox Communications, EarthLink and Verizon.

Wireless Internet in Rhode Island


Satellite internet service should be available anywhere as long as the user has a clear view of the southern sky, but in some areas, where satellite internet connection rates are already at capacity, service may be unavailable. Satellite service providers with the fastest internet speeds and highest network capacity include Viasat and HughesNet. Wireless internet service is also offered in Rhode Island by AT&T Mobility, Boost Mobile, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless.

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