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Internet providers in Colchester, CT

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Colchester, CT internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable98%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Colchester internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Colchester is comparable to the rest of Connecticut - 100%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Colchester area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Colchester residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 86% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 12% of those living in Colchester.

There are four internet providers serving the Colchester area, and 92.64% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Colchester's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Colchester

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 182 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Colchester

The largest internet providers in Colchester are Xfinity, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to Colchester.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Colchester residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Colchester’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Colchester residents.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Colchester covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Colchester residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Colchester, $54.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Colchester, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Colchester. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Colchester's providers, 83 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Colchester covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Colchester where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Colchester, $54.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Colchester, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Colchester. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Colchester's providers, 83 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$69.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Colchester covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Colchester where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for Viasat start at $69.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Colchester, $54.99.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Colchester, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Colchester. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Colchester's providers, 83 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Colchester with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Colchester. The next fastest internet provider in Colchester is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Colchester with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Colchester, $54.99.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.