Business Broadband Service in Rhode Island

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Internet Provider Competition in Rhode Island:

Rhode Island is the 20th most competitive business broadband marketplace in the US directly ahead of New Mexico, Vermont, and Florida.

In total there are 36 providers offering specialized business services within the state. Broadband provider competition in Rhode Island is good, with businesses having access to an average of 4.01 wired providers and 0.01 fixed wireless providers.

Direct Competitors

The largest direct competitors in Rhode Island are Cox Business and Verizon Fios whose networks overlap in 49.24% of the state.

Additionally, Cox Business and OSHEAN have coverage footprints that overlap in 44.70% of the state. This makes them the 2nd largest direct competitors in Rhode Island.

Competitive Rating

Rating is based on average number of business broadband providers when compared against other states.

36Providers Offering Business Internet Service
21Fiber Providers Offering Business Internet Service
12Cable, DSL, Copper Providers Offering Business Service
1Fixed Wireless Providers Offering Business Service

Business Internet Pricing in Rhode Island

$63.57Average Per MBPS within Rhode Island
$443.00/moAverage Telecom Spend
Based on 23 sales

For full details on our pricing dataset, please visit our business internet pricing analysis.

Business Broadband Competition Map for Rhode Island

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Rhode Island Cities With Most Wired Providers

CityAvg. # of Wired Business Providers Available
Central Falls5.57
East Providence4.78
West Warwick4.22
North Kingstown4.05

Largest Sectors in Rhode Island

Sector Employment Percentage
Health Care and Social Assistance18.19%
Retail Trade13.43%
Accommodation and Food Services12.73%
Finance and Insurance6.37%
Administrative Support; Waste Management and Remediation Services5.67%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services5.51%
Wholesale Trade4.74%
Other Services (except Public Administration)4.6%

Largest 24 Business Internet Service Providers in Rhode Island

ProviderTechnologiesState Covered
HughesNet Satellite67.5%
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite67.5%
Cox Business Cable, Fiber58.8%
OSHEAN Fiber55.01%
Verizon Fios Fiber53.59%
Verizon High Speed Internet DSL33.23%
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber6.67%
Broadview Networks Fiber, Copper, DSL2.92%
Windstream Business DSL, Copper, Fiber, Cable2.24%
Verizon Business Copper, Fiber1.55%
Full Channel Cable1.53%
GTT Communications Cable, DSL, Copper0.53%
MegaPath Copper, DSL0.33%
Level 3 Communications Fiber, Copper0.25%
Towerstream Fixed Wireless0.2%
Spectrum Business Cable0.11%
Spectrotel Cable, Fiber0.09%
New Horizon Communications DSL0.03%
Bullseye Telecom DSL0.01%
Cogent Communications Fiber0%
Frontier Business DSL0%
Zayo Fiber0%
Birch Communications DSL0%
Digital BackOffice Fiber0%