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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.


Population with faster than 1.00 gbps available.


Population with only 100.00 mbps speeds or less available.


Population with only 25.00 mbps speeds or less available.

35.40 mbps

Average internet download speed across the state


Population with no wired internet access available.


Population with wired internet access available.


Population underserved with minimum service options available


Average broadband score for Connecticut

Broadband in Connecticut

Largest Cities in ConnecticutProvidersMax Speeds (mbps)Avg. Speeds (mbps)Broadband Score
Ansonia, CT142.00 gbps12.00 mbps19.29 mbps1.69 mbps57
Bethel, CT182.00 gbps12.00 mbps14.90 mbps1.31 mbps50
Bridgeport, CT19115.00 mbps12.00 mbps11.54 mbps0.99 mbps51
Bristol, CT132.00 gbps12.00 mbps21.04 mbps1.87 mbps51
Brooklyn, CT11100.00 mbps5.00 mbps17.26 mbps1.41 mbps51
Colchester, CT92.00 gbps12.00 mbps26.93 mbps2.32 mbps52
Cos Cob, CT18115.00 mbps100.00 mbps8.56 mbps3.55 mbps58
Danbury, CT202.00 gbps12.00 mbps18.45 mbps1.44 mbps68
Darien, CT17115.00 mbps12.00 mbps6.72 mbps0.78 mbps28
Derby, CT132.00 gbps12.00 mbps20.52 mbps1.79 mbps56
East Hartford, CT172.00 gbps30.00 mbps33.10 mbps3.12 mbps89
East Haven, CT152.00 gbps12.00 mbps17.88 mbps1.56 mbps56
Greenwich, CT18100.00 mbps100.00 mbps7.38 mbps3.23 mbps54
Groton, CT132.00 gbps20.00 mbps27.57 mbps3.19 mbps70
Hartford, CT162.00 gbps12.00 mbps16.58 mbps1.46 mbps50
Manchester, CT16300.00 mbps30.00 mbps26.21 mbps2.74 mbps78
Meriden, CT162.00 gbps30.00 mbps35.48 mbps3.35 mbps90
Middletown, CT112.00 gbps12.00 mbps24.12 mbps2.13 mbps50
Naugatuck, CT152.00 gbps12.00 mbps17.69 mbps1.54 mbps56
New Britain, CT162.00 gbps30.00 mbps35.55 mbps3.36 mbps90
New Haven, CT162.00 gbps12.00 mbps16.73 mbps1.48 mbps50
New London, CT12120.00 mbps12.00 mbps18.74 mbps1.84 mbps51
New Milford, CT12115.00 mbps12.00 mbps18.28 mbps1.55 mbps56
Newington, CT152.00 gbps30.00 mbps37.93 mbps3.57 mbps100
North Haven, CT152.00 gbps12.00 mbps17.98 mbps1.60 mbps50
Norwalk, CT17115.00 mbps12.00 mbps7.10 mbps0.82 mbps29
Norwich, CT112.00 gbps12.00 mbps23.74 mbps2.07 mbps56
Oakville, CT14115.00 mbps12.00 mbps8.39 mbps0.96 mbps32
Old Greenwich, CT17115.00 mbps12.00 mbps6.91 mbps0.80 mbps29
Orange, CT132.00 gbps12.00 mbps19.67 mbps1.71 mbps55
Portland, CT122.00 gbps12.00 mbps21.09 mbps1.83 mbps55
Putnam, CT10120.00 mbps10.00 mbps30.38 mbps2.50 mbps66
Ridgefield, CT172.00 gbps12.00 mbps15.47 mbps1.35 mbps56
Riverside, CT18115.00 mbps100.00 mbps8.04 mbps2.02 mbps46
Shelton, CT192.00 gbps12.00 mbps19.43 mbps1.50 mbps73
Somers, CT10300.00 mbps30.00 mbps42.00 mbps4.37 mbps92
Stamford, CT20115.00 mbps100.00 mbps7.73 mbps2.24 mbps53
Stratford, CT182.00 gbps12.00 mbps20.51 mbps1.59 mbps73
Thomaston, CT142.00 gbps12.00 mbps18.68 mbps1.63 mbps56
Torrington, CT14115.00 mbps12.00 mbps14.17 mbps1.18 mbps52
Trumbull, CT162.00 gbps12.00 mbps23.09 mbps1.79 mbps73
Waterbury, CT152.00 gbps12.00 mbps17.60 mbps1.53 mbps56
Waterford, CT11120.00 mbps12.00 mbps21.73 mbps2.14 mbps53
Watertown, CT14115.00 mbps12.00 mbps8.31 mbps0.95 mbps32
West Haven, CT152.00 gbps12.00 mbps18.00 mbps1.58 mbps57
Westport, CT15115.00 mbps12.00 mbps7.75 mbps0.90 mbps29
Wethersfield, CT13300.00 mbps30.00 mbps32.24 mbps3.37 mbps78
Willimantic, CT11115.00 mbps12.00 mbps17.07 mbps1.41 mbps50
Windsor Locks, CT15300.00 mbps30.00 mbps27.38 mbps2.85 mbps91
Winsted, CT15115.00 mbps12.00 mbps13.63 mbps1.13 mbps52
* availability only includes locations with greater than 50,000 residents
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Top 10 Providers (by Coverage) in Connecticut
ProviderAvg. Speeds
Viasat25.00 mbps
Exede25.00 mbps
HughesNet25.00 mbps
Frontier28.05 mbps
Xfinity from Comcast150.00 mbps
Charter100.00 mbps
Cox300.53 mbps
Thames Valley Communications110.00 mbps
Atlantic Broadband120.00 mbps
Global Capacity3.00 mbps