Pleasant Grove, UT -- (ReleaseWire) -- 12/05/2016 --BestCompany.com has released its updated internet service provider (ISPs) rankings. These rankings reflect BestCompany.com's recommendation in order of the top recommended to the least recommended internet service provider.
Internet Service Provider Rankings
1 - Google Fiber (Score 7.6)
2 - Grande Communications (Score 7.5)
3 - CenturyLink (Score 7.4)
4 - Comcast Xfinity (Score 7.2)
5 - Suddenlink (Score 7.1)
6 - Wave Broadband (Score 6.3)
7 - Rise Broadband (Score 6.3)
8 - Frontier Communications (Score 6.3)
9 - RCN (Score 6.2)
10 - Cable One (Score 6.1)
11 - Verizon (Score 6.0)
12 - Cox Communications (Score 6.0)
13 - Optimum Online (Score 6.0)
14 - Bright House (Spectrum) (Score 5.7)
15 - Time Warner Cable (Score 5.7)
16 - Midcontinent Communications (Score 5.5)
17 - Charter Internet (Score 5.4)
18 - Sonic Internet (Score 4.9)
19 - Earthlink Internet (Score 4.6)
20 - AT&T Internet (Score 4.2)
21 - Vivint Internet (Score 4.1)
22 - DSL Extreme (Score 4.0)
23 - HughesNet (Score 4.0)
24 - SenaWave (Score 4.0)
25 - NetZero (Score 3.8)
26 - Exede Internet (Score 3.8)
*Maximum possible score = 10
The following criteria was considered when calculating rankings: upload and download speeds offered, affordability, plan flexibility, geographic availability, contract length, data caps, customer support, past and present lawsuits brought against the company, financial stability of the company, consumer reviews. This criteria was developed using consumer polling, consumer reviews, and market research.
To learn more about the ranking criteria used to inform these rankings, click here.
BestCompany.com found Google Fiber, Grande Communications, Centurylink, Comcast Xfinity, and Suddenlink to be the top five internet service providers nationally. These top companies typically provide better connection speeds at a more affordable price, competitive contract lengths, and better plan flexibility.
BestCompany.com provides expert-driven rankings and real customer reviews for over 4,200 companies spanning more than 120 industries. Founded in 2014, our mission is to first empower everyday consumers to make better decisions when dealing with companies, and second to improve transparency and customer service among the businesses we review. We believe in holding businesses accountable by making the voice of the customer heard, and celebrating businesses that put their customers first.
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