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

28

Average broadband score for Connecticut

Broadband in Connecticut

Largest Cities in ConnecticutProvidersSpeeds (down/up)Speeds (down/up)Broadband Score
Ansonia, CT162 Gbps / 12 Mbps17 Mbps / 2 Mbps57
Bethel, CT202 Gbps / 12 Mbps14 Mbps / 2 Mbps50
Bridgeport, CT21115 Mbps / 12 Mbps11 Mbps / 1 Mbps51
Bristol, CT132 Gbps / 12 Mbps21 Mbps / 2 Mbps51
Brooklyn, CT13100 Mbps / 11 Mbps15 Mbps / 2 Mbps51
Colchester, CT92 Gbps / 12 Mbps26 Mbps / 2 Mbps52
Cos Cob, CT21150 Mbps / 150 Mbps15 Mbps / 11 Mbps58
Danbury, CT222 Gbps / 12 Mbps17 Mbps / 2 Mbps68
Darien, CT19115 Mbps / 12 Mbps6 Mbps / 1 Mbps28
Derby, CT142 Gbps / 12 Mbps19 Mbps / 2 Mbps56
East Hartford, CT192 Gbps / 30 Mbps30 Mbps / 3 Mbps89
East Haven, CT172 Gbps / 12 Mbps16 Mbps / 2 Mbps56
Greenwich, CT21940 Mbps / 940 Mbps51 Mbps / 48 Mbps54
Groton, CT152 Gbps / 20 Mbps24 Mbps / 3 Mbps70
Hartford, CT182 Gbps / 12 Mbps15 Mbps / 2 Mbps50
Manchester, CT18300 Mbps / 30 Mbps24 Mbps / 3 Mbps78
Meriden, CT182 Gbps / 30 Mbps32 Mbps / 3 Mbps90
Middletown, CT112 Gbps / 12 Mbps23 Mbps / 2 Mbps50
Naugatuck, CT172 Gbps / 12 Mbps16 Mbps / 2 Mbps56
New Britain, CT182 Gbps / 30 Mbps32 Mbps / 3 Mbps90
New Haven, CT182 Gbps / 12 Mbps15 Mbps / 2 Mbps50
New London, CT14120 Mbps / 12 Mbps17 Mbps / 2 Mbps51
New Milford, CT12115 Mbps / 12 Mbps17 Mbps / 1 Mbps56
Newington, CT172 Gbps / 30 Mbps34 Mbps / 4 Mbps100
North Haven, CT172 Gbps / 12 Mbps16 Mbps / 2 Mbps50
Norwalk, CT19115 Mbps / 12 Mbps6 Mbps / 1 Mbps29
Norwich, CT132 Gbps / 12 Mbps21 Mbps / 2 Mbps56
Oakville, CT16115 Mbps / 12 Mbps8 Mbps / 1 Mbps32
Old Greenwich, CT19115 Mbps / 12 Mbps7 Mbps / 1 Mbps29
Orange, CT142 Gbps / 12 Mbps19 Mbps / 2 Mbps55
Portland, CT142 Gbps / 12 Mbps18 Mbps / 2 Mbps55
Putnam, CT10120 Mbps / 10 Mbps29 Mbps / 2 Mbps66
Ridgefield, CT192 Gbps / 12 Mbps14 Mbps / 2 Mbps56
Riverside, CT20115 Mbps / 100 Mbps7 Mbps / 2 Mbps46
Shelton, CT212 Gbps / 12 Mbps18 Mbps / 2 Mbps73
Somers, CT10300 Mbps / 30 Mbps42 Mbps / 4 Mbps92
Stamford, CT22115 Mbps / 100 Mbps7 Mbps / 2 Mbps53
Stratford, CT202 Gbps / 12 Mbps19 Mbps / 2 Mbps73
Thomaston, CT162 Gbps / 12 Mbps17 Mbps / 2 Mbps56
Torrington, CT16115 Mbps / 12 Mbps13 Mbps / 2 Mbps52
Trumbull, CT162 Gbps / 12 Mbps23 Mbps / 2 Mbps73
Waterbury, CT172 Gbps / 12 Mbps16 Mbps / 2 Mbps56
Waterford, CT13120 Mbps / 12 Mbps19 Mbps / 3 Mbps53
Watertown, CT16115 Mbps / 12 Mbps8 Mbps / 1 Mbps32
West Haven, CT172 Gbps / 12 Mbps16 Mbps / 2 Mbps57
Westport, CT15115 Mbps / 12 Mbps8 Mbps / 1 Mbps29
Wethersfield, CT13300 Mbps / 30 Mbps32 Mbps / 3 Mbps78
Willimantic, CT13115 Mbps / 12 Mbps15 Mbps / 2 Mbps50
Windsor Locks, CT17300 Mbps / 30 Mbps24 Mbps / 3 Mbps91
Winsted, CT17115 Mbps / 12 Mbps12 Mbps / 2 Mbps52
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Top 10 Providers (by Coverage) in Connecticut
ProviderAvg. Speeds
HughesNet25 Mbps
Viasat25 Mbps
Frontier25 Mbps
Xfinity243 Mbps
Spectrum204 Mbps
Cox300 Mbps
Thames Valley Communications110 Mbps
Atlantic Broadband120 Mbps
Global Capacity3 Mbps
Verizon43 Mbps