Internet providers in Connecticut
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Compare internet providers in Connecticut by city
Looking for internet service from a reputable provider near your Connecticut home? Click on your city to see what types of internet connections are available, max speeds and providers in your area.
Select a city:
- Branford Center
- Broad Brook
- Cheshire Village
- Conning Towers Nautilus Park
- Cos Cob
- Deep River
- East Hampton
- East Hartford
- East Haven
- Glastonbury Center
- Heritage Village
- Long Hill
- New Britain
- New Hartford
- New Haven
- New London
- New Milford
- North Haven
- Old Greenwich
- Old Mystic
- Old Saybrook
- Sherwood Manor
- Simsbury Center
- Southwood Acres
- Stafford Springs
- Wallingford Center
- West Hartford
- West Haven
- Windsor Locks
Summary of internet providers in Connecticut
Compare starting monthly pricing, max speeds and internet connection type to choose the provider that’s best for you.
|Provider||Starting monthly price*||Download speed range||Tech||State availability|
|T-Mobile||$50.00/mo.||Up to 182 Mbps||Fixed wireless||93%|
|Frontier||$49.99/mo.||500 – 5,000 Mbps||Fiber-optic||62%|
|Xfinity||$30.00/mo.||50 to 3,000 Mbps||Cable||52%|
|Optimum||$30.00/mo.||300 to 940 Mbps||Cable and fiber-optic||21%|
|Verizon||$49.99/mo.||up to 300 Mbps||Fixed wireless||16.5%|
|Cox||$49.99/mo.||100 to 1,000 Mbps||Cable||12%|
*Pricing per month plus taxes for length of contract. Additional fees and terms may apply. Pricing varies by location and availability. All prices subject to change at any time. May or may not be available based on service address. Speeds may vary. As of 08/16/22. **Prices without Autopay and Paperless Billing. Exclusive offer for qualified addresses. For new residential Internet customers only. Max speed capable range for 500 Mbps (450-500 Mbps download/upload), Gig Service (846-940 Mbps download, 792-880 Mbps upload), 2 Gig (1800-2000 Mbps download/upload) and requires 2 Gbps capable devices and wiring. Performance details: frontier.com/internetdisclosures. Requires Auto Pay or $5/mo. fee applies. Beginning April 2022, a printed bill fee of $2.99/mo. will apply, NY, PA and select customers excluded. A $10 fee applies when Internet is disconnected. Equipment return required at disconnection, up to $150 per device if not returned. Multi-Device Security covers up to 10 devices. Other applicable charges and additional services are extra. Subject to availability. Cannot be combined with other offers. Other restrictions, Frontier policies and service terms apply. Last updated 03/01/23.
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Connecticut internet at a glance
Internet availability in Connecticut
Depending on where you’re located, you can find a couple of types of internet including cable and DSL internet. Fiber-optic internet is also offered by providers like Frontier Communications, however that service and the gig speeds delivered are only available in select areas. Major providers like Xfinity, Cox and Optimum offer DSL and cable service, while HughesNet and Viasat offer satellite service to 98% of the state.
Most widely-available providers in Connecticut
- T-Mobile: 93% coverage. T-Mobile has no hidden fees or price hikes.
- Frontier: 62% coverage. Frontier has no hidden fees and is available in many rural areas.
- Xfinity: 52% coverage. Xfinity is one of the most widely available internet providers.
Fastest internet in Connecticut
98% of Connecticut residents have access to speeds of 250/3 Mbps while 44% have access to speeds up to 1,000 Mbps, more commonly known as gig speeds.
You’ll find the fastest speeds in Connecticut from the following providers:
- Frontier – Fiber optic network with speeds up to 5,000 Mbps (speeds may vary, not available in all areas)
- Xfinity – Cable network with speeds up to 3,000 Mbps
- Optimum – Cable and fiber-optic network with speeds up to 2,000 Mbps
Cheapest internet in Connecticut
Connecticut has major internet providers with affordable plans and speeds that support all your internet-connected activities.
You’ll find the cheapest internet in Connecticut from the following providers:
- Xfinity – $30.99/mo.* for speeds up to 400 Mbps
- Frontier: $49.99/mo. for up to 500 Mbps
- Cox – $49.99/mo.* for speeds up to 100 Mbps
*Pricing per month plus taxes for length of contract. Additional fees and terms may apply. Pricing varies by location and availability. All prices subject to change at any time. May or may not be available based on service address. Speeds may vary. As of 03/01/23.
Quality of internet access in Connecticut
Nearly all of Connecticut has access to the recommended minimum broadband speeds with a smaller percentage able to access gigabit speeds:
- Residents with broadband access (speeds at or over 25/3 Mbps): 98%
- Residents with access to gigabit speeds (at or over 1000/100 Mbps): 44%
- Average download speed in Connecticut: 112 Mbps
Sources: FCC coverage maps and data, internal speed test results and provider websites.
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