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Internet Service in Connecticut

In Connecticut, 99.4% of the population has wired or wireless Internet available at speeds of up to 10 Mbps. However, there are 23.5% of Connecticut residents who have no Internet connection that they can use. This is surprising and frightening.

The Internet technology available in Connecticut is extensive. 99.7% of the state has wireless Internet available. 98.1% of the state has cable Internet available, 97.1% has DSL as an option, and an impressive 44.1% have Fiber Internet available. Even better for consumers, over 68% of the state has 3 or more providers to choose from, for better choice and better chances of finding the right service.

3.40%

Population with faster than 1 gbps available.

3.30%

Population with only 100 mbps speeds or less available.

1.20%

Population with only 25 mbps speeds or less available.

35 mbps

Average internet download speed across the state

0.40%

Population with no wired internet access available.

99.60%

Population with wired internet access available.

2.00%

Population underserved with minimum service options available

58

Average broadband score for Connecticut

Broadband in Connecticut

Largest Cities in ConnecticutProvidersMax Speeds (mbps)Avg. Speeds (mbps)Broadband Score
Ansonia, CT14150 mbps12 mbps19 mbps2 mbps57
Bethel, CT18150 mbps12 mbps15 mbps1 mbps50
Bridgeport, CT20115 mbps12 mbps16 mbps1 mbps51
Bristol, CT13150 mbps12 mbps21 mbps2 mbps51
Brooklyn, CT12100 mbps5 mbps24 mbps2 mbps51
Colchester, CT9150 mbps12 mbps27 mbps2 mbps52
Cos Cob, CT18115 mbps100 mbps9 mbps4 mbps58
Danbury, CT21150 mbps12 mbps22 mbps2 mbps68
Darien, CT17115 mbps12 mbps7 mbps1 mbps28
Derby, CT13150 mbps12 mbps21 mbps2 mbps56
East Hartford, CT17300 mbps30 mbps33 mbps3 mbps89
East Haven, CT15150 mbps12 mbps18 mbps2 mbps56
Greenwich, CT18100 mbps100 mbps7 mbps3 mbps54
Groton, CT13150 mbps20 mbps28 mbps3 mbps70
Hartford, CT16150 mbps12 mbps17 mbps1 mbps50
Manchester, CT16300 mbps30 mbps26 mbps3 mbps78
Meriden, CT16300 mbps30 mbps35 mbps3 mbps90
Middletown, CT11150 mbps12 mbps24 mbps2 mbps50
Naugatuck, CT15150 mbps12 mbps18 mbps2 mbps56
New Britain, CT16300 mbps30 mbps36 mbps3 mbps90
New Haven, CT16150 mbps12 mbps17 mbps1 mbps50
New London, CT12120 mbps12 mbps19 mbps2 mbps51
New Milford, CT13115 mbps12 mbps25 mbps2 mbps56
Newington, CT15300 mbps30 mbps38 mbps4 mbps100
North Haven, CT15150 mbps12 mbps18 mbps2 mbps50
Norwalk, CT17115 mbps12 mbps7 mbps1 mbps29
Norwich, CT11150 mbps12 mbps24 mbps2 mbps56
Oakville, CT14115 mbps12 mbps8 mbps1 mbps32
Old Greenwich, CT17115 mbps12 mbps7 mbps1 mbps29
Orange, CT13150 mbps12 mbps20 mbps2 mbps55
Portland, CT12150 mbps12 mbps21 mbps2 mbps55
Putnam, CT11120 mbps10 mbps37 mbps3 mbps66
Ridgefield, CT17150 mbps12 mbps15 mbps1 mbps56
Riverside, CT18115 mbps100 mbps8 mbps2 mbps46
Shelton, CT20150 mbps12 mbps23 mbps2 mbps73
Somers, CT10300 mbps30 mbps42 mbps4 mbps92
Stamford, CT20115 mbps100 mbps8 mbps2 mbps53
Stratford, CT19150 mbps12 mbps25 mbps2 mbps73
Thomaston, CT14150 mbps12 mbps19 mbps2 mbps56
Torrington, CT15115 mbps12 mbps20 mbps1 mbps52
Trumbull, CT17150 mbps12 mbps28 mbps2 mbps73
Waterbury, CT15150 mbps12 mbps18 mbps2 mbps56
Waterford, CT11120 mbps12 mbps22 mbps2 mbps53
Watertown, CT14115 mbps12 mbps8 mbps1 mbps32
West Haven, CT15150 mbps12 mbps18 mbps2 mbps57
Westport, CT15115 mbps12 mbps8 mbps1 mbps29
Wethersfield, CT13300 mbps30 mbps32 mbps3 mbps78
Willimantic, CT12115 mbps12 mbps24 mbps2 mbps50
Windsor Locks, CT15300 mbps30 mbps27 mbps3 mbps91
Winsted, CT16115 mbps12 mbps19 mbps1 mbps52
* availability only includes locations with greater than 50,000 residents
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Top 10 Providers (by Coverage) in Connecticut
ProviderAvg. Speeds
Viasat25 mbps
Exede25 mbps
HughesNet25 mbps
Frontier28 mbps
Xfinity by Comcast150 mbps
Spectrum100 mbps
Charter Spectrum100 mbps
Cox301 mbps
Thames Valley Communications110 mbps
Atlantic Broadband120 mbps